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Month: September 2015

12 Must-Do Homesteading Tasks For The Fall

12 Must-Do Homesteading Tasks For The Fall

Fall has come and now it is time to get those projects done! Time to button up the homestead, secure the buildings, and make sure all the peoples and animals are going to be warm and safe for the winter.This could be the time for panic or you can just simply do what you can do in the time that you have. I choose the second one. I know I have at least one good month left to do what…

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I Want to Prep, But I Can’t!

I Want to Prep, But I Can’t!

Really? Why not?As I mentioned before, I read a lot of prepping boards and comments on posts in various social media outlets. I see a lot of people say that they can’t prep (or homestead) because of various excuses.I really loathe excuses. You know what? You don’t need anything more than ambition and gumption to prep and homestead. However, many people are scared to do so before they even get started. The reality of prepping has been warped by reality television shows…

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What Happens When The Computers Suddenly Don’t Work Anymore?

What Happens When The Computers Suddenly Don’t Work Anymore?

A while back, I was without a computer for three weeks because my computer died suddenly. I have been thinking more about that now. So much has changed with computers and technology in general in the last four years.  Our phones can do dang near anything we want them to. We have so many more social media options now. We now have notebooks and pads that function as mini computers. For a while, I had a Kindle that did nothing, but…

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Welcome to the 30 Days of Preparedness Giveaway!

Welcome to the 30 Days of Preparedness 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 receive: 1- Year Round…

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What This Prepper Buys – A Look At A Trip To The Store With Me

What This Prepper Buys – A Look At A Trip To The Store With Me

Many people ask me what I buy and I have addresses this in other posts. Besides being a huge fan of Amazon Prime Pantry and Amazon Subscribe and Save, I shop at dollar stores. I love dollar stores!Where I live, I only have a Dollar General. If I know I will be driving by a Dollar Tree, I will stop there too. I love these places for filling in the holes in my preps as well as adding to them….

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September 2015 Goals Update

September 2015 Goals Update

August was busy! We did a fair amount of purging and decluttering. You will have that when you move another kid out of the house and to her own apartment at college. We still are. I even sorted out the sock bin in the laundry room and pitched a small trashcan full of socks.  School also started on the 24th and we were all ready for it to start! The kids got their own Chromebooks again from the school.  My…

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