Preparedness

5 Skills Your Grandparents Had – And You Should, Too

Some will save you money, some are eco-friendly, some are healthier for you, and almost all wll come in very handy during an emergency or power outage. Here are a few simple ways to start doing something with your own two hands, today.

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Family Preparedness 101

Think of your home in terms of systems: heat, lights, water, sanitation, food and food prep, communication, entertainment and transportation. The order in which you address each system will depend on your family’s specific situation.

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What’s in Your Every Day Carry?

“Every day carry” is an inventory of the things you take with you on a daily basis. Evaluate yours on this idea: how useful is all of it–or any of it–in a pinch?

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Why We Planted A Garden At Our Store

Our garden project took many brains, hands and strong backs, not to mention months of planning and prep work before the actual planting got underway. Why go to all the trouble?

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A Non-Electric Life

My daughter is getting her own apartment. She’ll be moving soon and the whole family has been very busy helping her get ready

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