This is how my newsletter started, reminding everyone of Winter Weather events and how many households can be affected by the flu. Don't forget to se


This is how my newsletter started, reminding everyone of Winter Weather events and how many households can be affected by the flu.
Don't forget to season your Get Home (Auto) Bags and BOB's too.

After last nights reports and today social media dramas however, I feel it necessary to reiterate,!

Yes we have our first diagnosis of Ebola, yes he came over on a plane to visit family, yes he flew into a major airport, yes many people have come in contact with him. The stories and nightmares grow from there, as you can imagine. Has it become airborne? No, there have been no reports of that. Is this something that we need to keep high on our radar, absolutely! This is why we prepare, so we will be ready for the unexpected emergencies. I am sure if I were to watch Contagion right now, I could freak myself out and be an absolute basket case over this, but I won't go there.

Am I making light of it? Absolutely not!

I got a real eye-roller of an email today '[URGENT] Ebola Panic: Be Ready!' REALLY???!!!

The best defense we still have is proper hygiene and common sense. Depending on your level of concern pick up a few N95 masks, which you can grab at any local drug or box store, even Lowe's has them..... Keep them nearby. Look into colloidal silver, that is a wonderful thing we have had in our prep closet for many years. The jury is still out though, so research and see what you think might be a good solution. Decide what is best for you and your family.

Whatever you do, don't let yourself be dragged into the dreaded pits of despair. Don't be panicking with the 'Buy It Now' button, like I talk about in my presentation. There is a LOT of misinformation going on and LOTS of people trying to sell LOTS of stuff. Unfortunately some of those people are out to make a quick buck and truly don't even have an interest in anything but the almighty dollar, or what is best for you. Arm yourself with knowledge!

Learn and share as I always say and help others come on board, by whatever means necessary. Most people can relate to the everyday emergencies, weather, flus, layoffs, etc. Plant those seeds and then maybe something will trigger to make them want to do more.

I won't get on a soapbox and most of you know how I feel about these things, especially after the personal conversations we have had.

This is a handout that I received from our local Emergency Manager, keep these things in mind. If this picture is too small, let me know and I can send you a full sized one.

Ebola handout

October Specials & Apple Cider!

Apple Cider is the perfect additional to the Fall & Winter Season. Just add water and you own sweetner and you will have 14 gallons! Click here for more information

Oct 14 Specials

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Don't forget to contact me to learn how to save up to 50% on your Thrive purchases!

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Prepper Camp Follow Up

I cannot begin to tell you what a blessing PREPPER CAMP was to Ken & I!
Not only did we get to share our preparedness ministry with food storage, we met so many amazing people! We never got the chance to attend classes but are hoping there will be a dvd available soon. I will post any updates about that in future newsletters.

As promised, I am attaching a link to google docs, which contains my presentation.

Click here to get to the presentation

I didn't pull all the notes up but made sure to include website addresses and links

If you would like the presentation verbatim, email me at and I will email the powerpoint to you individually.

Here are some of the main sites I discussed: (Just click on the words to go to the sites)

Zaycon Foods
Azure Standard
Southern Savers
Adventures in Coupons
Monolithic Water Filters

Don't forget, don't get overwhelmed, b.a.b.y.s.t.e.p.s.......
Feel free to give me a call with any questions, I love to help!

To answer the question everyone has been asking, YES there will be a Prepper Camp 2015. Stay Tuned........

Many Blessings!

What else is Jen up to?

You know I am always trying to better myself and help share that experience and knowledge with others. I have begun an additional journey with the IT Works products. One of the first things I realized is the Greens on the go will supply you with 8+ servings of fruits and vegetables and a blend of 38 herbs and nutrient-rich superfoods, Greens provides naturally occurring, bioavailable vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, phytonutrients, and enzymes to give your already well-balanced diet a nutritional boost.
Just mix, shake, and take your Greens on the Go!

These will be great to have in your GO bags to give you the extra needed vitamins and energy you will need. Yes, you can use them on a daily basis now, but I know this is a missing link in many of our kits (or at least natural, non-GMO versions)
Just click on this link, on the left hand side click on Greens and you will see "Greens on the Go'
Once there, click on 'View Ingredients" for more product information and supplement facts.
Contact me if you have any questions.

Check Out My Radio Podcast Interviews

Want to learn more about me and my journey with Emergency Preparedness and Food Storage?

Click the following links to listen to my podcasts:
January 2014
Donna Miller - Surviving on Shoestrings - Survival Mom Radio Network

Doctor Prepper - Preparedness Radio Network

October 2013
Real Food Living with Vickilynn Haycraft on The Survivor Mom Radio Network

September 2013
Rick Austin the Survivalist Gardener on Preparedness Radio Network

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Take Care & Keep Thriving!

Jennifer Elswick
Thrive Life Independent Consultant

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