Find out what are the best long-burning candles on a low cost for the powerless nights. These budget candles last a long time!
Learn how a kid’s toy can become handy during a real emergency. The little red wagon can save time when getting prepared for an emergency.
Learn how to teach your kid to ride a bike safely. These tips and tricks are to prepare your child to stay safe while riding his bike.
If you’re like me, you rarely actually have to recite the phone numbers you need the most because they’re so conveniently programmed in your cell phone. I even have to look up my own number when handing it out because I frequently forget it (since, you know, I never call myself). It’s just so easy […]
Remember those Extreme Couponing shows where the participants had a wall full of toilet paper? They had the right idea! At least for me, I’d much rather waste a whole wall of my home with a mountain of toilet paper than think of doing without. However, in an extreme post-poop hits the fan world (get […]
I added a new page to my blog, My Prepper Library. It’s an ongoing list of books I’ve found helpful or are standards in the movement that are on my immediate to-be-read list. I’ll be adding to it as I finish a book with a mini-review and adding more as I go, so check back […]
As I get older, I’m noticing I’m having more and more trouble seeing in low light/odd light situations. Trying to open my husband’s car door with my keys in less than desirable light is frustrating to say the least (I’m not worthy enough to have my own remote to his car – besides, we weren’t […]
To everything there is a season. A time to plan, a time to harvest. A time to can, a time to eat. A time to prepare, a time to research. But never is there a time when you can’t be actively preparing, even if you can’t afford to buy anything. You know that guy who […]
Every day Carry ( or EDC ) items aren’t just for gun totin’ survivalists in hunting vests or massive utility belts (though I’m sure my kids would LOVE to wear a massive utility belt!); they are also for Moms and children. It’s also not what we carry in our purses, bags or backpacks, but those things that […]
We all know that Duct Tape has 1001 uses – even Mythbusters showed us how to make life on a deserted island survivable with it. But try carrying that huge roll of duct tape in your EDC and you’ll find that you are better off just doing without (*gasp*). On Friday afternoons, we have a time […]