Healthy, frugal winter produce. Does that sound like an oxymoron to you?
There are some standards of healthy eating that cost a whole lot of money, particularly during the colder … Read the rest
Survival Saturday (or in this case, Survival Sunday) is a round-up of the week’s news and resources for folks who are interested in being prepared.
What could be more wholesome than baking a loaf of homemade bread from organic ingredients, right in your own kitchen? That depends on whether you are baking it in non-toxic … Read the rest
A lot of people are choosing non-dairy milk options because they are lactose intolerant. It seems to be ancestral, according to the US National Library of Medicine (1),
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Sometimes a cautionary tale is more motivating than any amount of positive reinforcement every could be, and the horrifying reports from Venezuela are a perfect example. If you’re paying attention … Read the rest
This week, we’re going to talk about self-reliance strategies for small spaces, temporary locations, and rentals because I got a great question in the comments of an article this week. … Read the rest
Choosing the safest dryer sheets and fabric softeners for your family takes some research. Because these products are designed to linger, they are chemically designed to coat the fabric of … Read the rest
What would it mean to you if you had an unexpected trip to the emergency room? If your car required an expensive repair? What if your income was interrupted for … Read the rest
During all of the time I’ve been involved in preparedness, I’ve had difficulty combining my love for whole food with my need for long-term storable food to consume in the … Read the rest