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Month: October 2014

Preparedness on the Cheap: Evaluate the Perimeter Of Your Property

Preparedness on the Cheap: Evaluate the Perimeter Of Your Property

(Preparedness on the Cheap is a series of articles for the prepper and everyone else that do not have a lot of money, but needs to take steps to be prepared. A good deal of prepping is learning, planning and organizing. Prepping doesn’t have to cost a lot of money, but does involve a lot of doing!) I take very regular walks around the yard and evaluate the property. I ask myself questions such as: Do I need more privacy?Does…

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Monday Frugal and Homesteading Update

Monday Frugal and Homesteading Update

These last few weeks have been exciting, busy, and exhausting! Many exciting things to tell you about! Jordan turned 18 last week. I have another “adult” in my life. She is my second born and she is so ready to take on the world. She will graduate high school next May and plans to follow Shali to UNI. Since it is proving to be a great school, I am totally good with that. Jordan’s old car is sold! Yeah! I…

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How Will You Entertain Your Older Kids When The Power Goes Out?

How Will You Entertain Your Older Kids When The Power Goes Out?

Let’s face a fact: most kids are very happy playing with something that is electronic. They would play them all the time if they could. I know the pain of that statement because I had a preteen son who was the same way.I worried about how he would entertain himself if the power went out and the batteries on his Nintendo 3DS died. I worried about how my two daughters at home would entertain themselves without cell phones, computers, Kindles,…

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