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Food Storage

Valley Food Storage Review

I was recently given the chance to do a review on some Valley Food Storage food. I will tell you now, I was pleasantly surprised. I had a done a review of a similar product and had stomach issues for a few days. Not the case with this brand. We chose to have this for lunch on a rainy, summer day. Doesn't look like much. I thought no way will this feed the 3 of…
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Prepping

A Prepared Bloggers Giveaway

Welcome to the 30 Days of Preparedness Giveaway! September is National Preparedness Month and the Prepared Bloggers are bringing you an amazing giveaway sponsored by Valley Food Storage and various preparedness authors. These authors are authorities on topics from gardening and chickens to natural medicine and water storage, all to help you become prepared for what life brings your way.¬†Enter for a chance to win one of 3 great prize bundles: Each bundle winner will…
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Podcast

30 Days of Preparedness ~ Essential Oils

I share the first 5 essential oils that I have added to my preparedness plan. This list is endless so I will make this a series. Helichrysum Lavender Lemon Peppermint Cleansing Blend When sharing about essential oils I use a trusted brand. Please use discretion when using any essential oil. If you have questions please e-mail oils at Download the PDF of these oils here Download this episode (right click and save) Find Part 2…
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Essential Oils

Essential Oil Books to Have in your Preparedness Library

If there is one preparedness thing I highly recommend it is that you build your library. Not your digital library, but your real book on the shelf library. If there were a winter storm and the power is out for a few days, or even just a few hours, how will your find your information? You won't be able to Google it or go to Pinterest for a recipe. I also like a variety of…
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Lifestraw Water Filter

Prepping

Feminine Hygiene when the SHTF

I know, I wants to go there. But I am going there today because this is a real thing. There are 2 females in this house. Add future daughters in law and you end up with 5 women. That, my friends, is a lot of monthly product. Another reason that the reusable options are a good idea? Have you read what goes into menstrual products? Stockpiling product This was what I intended to do. Just…
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Prepping

5 More Things I would Miss if the SHTF

Awhile ago I wrote about 5 Things I'll Miss if the SHTF. I noticed I said I'll instead of I'd, but then said If instead of When. I wonder now if I was thinking SHTF was imminent? I do more so today, than I did then. Not sure if I can even pinpoint why or what makes me have this feeling that the world as we know it today won't always be. What are 5…
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Prepping

iPhone Apps to have Just in Case of an Emergency

Disaster Alert (by Pacific Disaster) "PDC Active Hazards currently includes: - Global events (Observational Sources): Hurricane/Tropical Cyclone, Drought, Earthquake, Tsunami, Volcano. Major events (News Sources): Floods, Manmade, Marine, Storms, Wildfires. - Hawaii Only (Observational Sources): National Weather Service High Surf, High Wind, Flood." WISER "WISER (Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders) is a mobile application designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents." Red Cross Tornado, Hurricane, Earthquake, WildfireShelter Finder Ub Alert Disaster Alert…
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Homesteading

5 Everyday Uses for Colloidal Silver

What is Colloidal Silver? I first heard of it last spring when my doe gave birth to triplets. Apparently it is great to have on the homestead for emergencies and first aid. Colloidal silver is a homeopathic remedy, that consists of drinking water infused with particles of silver ion via a battery-charge. Colloidal Silver is an antibacterial often used as a disinfectant. It was used in wound dressings during the Civil War. You can buy…
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Prepping

Mental Preparedness

What does being prepared mentally for an emergency even mean? Does it mean reading as many news articles as you can so you know what is happening in the world? Actually, I feel that would be counterproductive to ones mental stability. Mental preparedness could save your life. How much knowledge do you have? You can prep all the gadgets and gizmos in the world, but you can't carry them all on your back if you…
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