Preparedness Week 22–Flashlights

I know what you’re thinking: “We have tons of flashlights!”  Uh huh. Sure you do. Go find three working flashlights. Right now. You have 90 seconds. I’ll bet you can’t! If you’re like me you have kids who somehow manage to find all flashlights and break them. Really, how does… Read More

Preparedness Week 19–Meat

Man cannot live by bread alone (Cookies, yes).  That’s where we need meat. Meat is my favorite form of protein and it’s going to be a long, dull pandemic/apocalypse/hurricane if you haven’t got any.  There are a jillion choices out there but most meat options are going to be available… Read More

Preparedness Week 18–Water. Again!

As the summer drifts to a close it’s a good time to take stock of your water supplies. If you’re like us you’ve been going through water bottles like crazycakes. Summer outings and thirsty people have depleted our supply.  And we all know water is the most important thing you… Read More

Preparedness Week 17–Sugar

Hey, school’s back in and I’m ready to get going with my preparedness plans. How about you? Did you work on your preparedness over the summer? I stocked up on freeze-dried goods but I am running low on the basics. This week let’s work on sugar. It’s my best friend… Read More

Preparedness Week 14–Meat

Meat. What is there to say about meat except life is very sad without it. Maybe you’re a vegetarian and you live a happy meat-free life. I don’t understand that. Let’s just pretend that we all love meat and need some every day. Some people eat lots of beef. Some… Read More

Preparedness Week 13–Medicine

Sorry about missing the last week. I’m going to Europe tomorrow and I’ve been planning and packing madly. Yes, I actually started packing several days in advance. This is a first for me. Usually I’m tossing stuff in my suitcase as Mister yells at me to hurry-up-because-we-need-to-be-at-the-airport-right-this-second-I-cant-believe-you-haven’t-done-this-already. But that’s because… Read More