Whether it’s the weather, an earthquake, a blackout, or another out-of-the-blue event, preparing for anything that might disrupt ordinary life is just good sense.
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In case of a survival situation, where you could no longer rely on a trip to the grocery store for food, it’s a good idea to prepare for a survival garden. If you and your family were facing a scenario where you had to grow food to maintain a well-rounded diet, your ability to plant, tend and harvest from a survival garden preparation would be a key factor.
Earlier this year, I published the co-authored book, Getting Prepared: An Untrained Housewife Guide (affiliate link). My vision is to have a whole series of titles that delve more in-depth on some of the topics our readers have the most questions about that need more than a blog post to explain. I am now coordinating four […]
It finally cooled off enough for us to head to the ranch and review the EcoZoom Stove we gave away during the Getting Prepared Challenge. I really like this stove! It’s perfect for our active family, small enough to be portable, big enough to be useful and easy to use. Here’s the run-down of the […]
September is the National Preparedness Month which makes Getting Prepared the perfect challenge for the month. You know all those things you SHOULD have done already but maybe don’t? What is the state of your first aid kit? Do you have one in each vehicle AND in your home and (if you have livestock) in […]
This month we’re partnering with BerkeyCleanWater.com and several of our HBN members to bring you a Go Berkey Filter prize bundle. We’re really excited about the Go Berkey because it means you can have Berkey filtered water on the go. This system is perfect for outdoor trips, your emergency kit, or your desk at the […]
The August eBook bundle theme is Food Storage and Preparedness! Have you ever wondered how you’d feed your family if the retail grocery store system failed? Do rising prices and declining food quality make you want to take matters into your own hands? Getting Started on a Food Supply Plan: Sourcing, Preserving, and Storing Food […]
In light of so many recent tragedies, now is the time to prepare your home to be prepared and a bit more self-sufficient. Our Untrained Housewife’s Guide to Getting Prepared has helped jumpstart these kinds of preparations for readers already. One wrote, I am thrilled to have a copy of Getting Prepared so I can […]
It hit me in Sunday School this week. . . . How important faith is! I thought I had covered every possible aspect of being prepared for the unexpected. But I missed one, perhaps the most important: Living in such a way that God is able to pour blessings down from heaven. For example, medical preparation […]