Every family should have grab-and-go emergency bags for potential emergencies. Even young children can help pack a go bag and store it in an easy-to-access place. Make grabbing the survival bags part of your emergency drills with your family.
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 […]
As a mother of five children I have seen my fair share of car seats. And my car seat philosophy has changed a lot over the last few years from “What looks good” and “What is comfortable for me to use as a carrier seat” to more important and practical things. What car seat features […]
Did you know nature has provided a grocery store in your own backyard? I suspect that most of the weeds you mow, spray, and pull can actually sustain you in a major crisis at worst, or supplement your fresh produce at best! A very common briar, commonly called Greenbriar, is something Brer Rabbit loved, but […]