Prepper Update: Where I Am Now and What I Am Thinking (May/June 2022)

Prepper Update: Where I Am Now and What I Am Thinking (May/June 2022)

Hello? Is this thing on? Anyone there? Okay, maybe it’s not that bad. I have essentially been MIA for the last two months on this blog and almost everywhere else on social media. I could say that life is too busy, but the truth is that I have too much to do most days and don’t have a lot of time to sit down to write. Now that the garden is mostly in and will be holding steady for a…

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How To Prepare For Rolling Blackouts and Power Outages

How To Prepare For Rolling Blackouts and Power Outages

Power Outages happen from time to time due to weather events or issues with the electrical grid. We have all experienced them once in a while. Rolling blackouts have been a relatively new event in the last twenty years. Residents of California have experienced them consistently for at least two years of the writing of this article. Electrical companies intentionally do rolling blackouts to reduce the load of the grid. Summer is a particularly tough time for the grid, and…

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5 Simple Ways To Save Money Daily

5 Simple Ways To Save Money Daily

With inflation creeping up daily over the last year, saving money has been the name of the game. Most people are starting to see the rising prices in almost every area of spending. Grocery prices are rising, gas prices are higher, and daily expenses are impacted. What can you do to stem the flow of spending so your finances stay intact? You can focus on your daily spending. Most of us probably think our spending game is on point, but…

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Prepper Update: Where I Am Now and What I Am Thinking (April 2022)

Prepper Update: Where I Am Now and What I Am Thinking (April 2022)

April seemed a busy month even though I felt like we were home more and not running to appointments, school events, etc. I’m not sure if I did a whole lot of prepping because I was focused on some other things like making money and keeping living things alive. We got baby chicks on April 5th. I got my batch of 16 from Murray McMurray’s in Webster City. I have all layers again, and they have been fun so far….

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7 Reasons To Stockpile Oats for Food Storage

7 Reasons To Stockpile Oats for Food Storage

If someone asked me about the core foods I store for my food storage, oats would be in the top ten. I like to store them in various forms to have more versatility, but that is certainly not a necessity for everyone. I want to keep my options open in my food storage which means I have food ready to eat quickly while also having from-scratch ingredients. Right now, in my food storage, I have oats stored as:– Steel-cut oats–…

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How To Deal With Prepper Overwhelm

How To Deal With Prepper Overwhelm

Prepping is a great way to deal with fear and anxiety. You prepare to keep the future looking rosy. You can be ready to go when emergencies happen. You can be ready to ride out financial situations. Prepping has many benefits that can be a game-changer for anyone’s life. However, you can get overwhelmed with prepping very quickly. You can immediately be swamped with information overload. You can experience much doubt because someone in the prepper community will always tell…

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