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Month: December 2014

Everyday Carry (EDC) Bag: Everyone Should Have One!

Everyday Carry (EDC) Bag: Everyone Should Have One!

(Today’s post is linked to a post from Are We Crazy, or Not! Hop on over there and check their post! They are very knowledgeable and give great ideas! You can also see what others carry in their EDC Bag.) Everyday Carry (EDC) Bags are one of the most important items that a prepared person should have with them. They carry the most immediate things you need for an emergency as well as daily life things.  EDC bags are not…

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Are You Setting Goals For 2015? Here Are My Goals For 2015!

Are You Setting Goals For 2015? Here Are My Goals For 2015!

The year 2014 is almost over. Thank goodness. This year has had its high times as well as its low times. I started raising chickens and getting eggs. Woo hoo! This blog has gotten bigger and better. Another woo hoo! However, I felt lost most of the year. Not cool. I realized when I looked back over the year that I did not set any real goals, commit any dreams to paper, and had no definitive plan for getting anything…

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Top Posts of 2014!

Top Posts of 2014!

The end of the year is here which is unbelievable to me. However, time keeps marching on and life goes on! These are the top posts of 2014! This little old blog really grew this year and it is all because of you! Thank you all so very much for reading this posts, sharing with others, and giving me the boost to keep blogging!  1. The Budget Is Getting Tighter! 15 Ways We Are Making Lincoln Scream and You Can…

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December is a GREAT Month To Stock Your Food Storage!

December is a GREAT Month To Stock Your Food Storage!

December has been very good to me this month! The sales, the loss leaders, the opportunities…. We have been hitting all of them! First of all, December is a very good time to stock up on pork. Some of you may not eat pork and that is fine. However, we do. I have been able to get several items for $1.99 a pound and under. Bacon was $2.99 a pound and I did get a fifteen pound box of that….

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Want An Easy Way To Make Candles? Try Wax Crystals!

Want An Easy Way To Make Candles? Try Wax Crystals!

Making candles is a skill I have been working on in the last year. I have done the melt and pour method, the beeswax sheet method, and the wax crystal method so far. The wax crystal method, by far, is the easiest method.  This method is great for a beginner! You can do this school age children. You can do this with friends and have a great, easy addition to your emergency preps. Shali made these as graduation gifts for…

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