National Preparedness Month

Being prepared for natural disasters and other emergencies is something I’ve been prioritizing for my family.  Some of my recent posts on the topic include: Creating a 72 Hour Kit Stocking Your Family’s First Aid Kit Prepping Your Homestead for Winter Emergencies Prepping for Beginners This month is National Preparedness Month and … Read more

Top 5 Crops for Increasing Food Self Sufficiency

When setting up plans for your homestead, it is always nice to know how to get the most bang for your buck.  That is, which fruits, vegetables, and other food items will give you the highest yield and provide the most nutrients for your family. Why is it so important to plan for … Read more

72-Hour Kit – Getting Prepared

As we have talked about in previous posts, we really believe that a family needs to do a lot more prepping.  While we are not particularly concerned with a zombie apocalypse or anything crazy, we do know that even minor emergencies can leave an unprepared family feeling helpless.  We wrote a post … Read more

Prepping for Beginners – Top 5 Tips

Are you a “prepper?”  Know what a prepper is?  Think “prepping” is just for those “crazy” people who worry about the armageddon, zombies taking over, and/or the world coming to an end? For those of you who don’t know – a prepper is generally considered to be a person who takes seriously … Read more

Stocking Your Family First Aid Kit

Stocking Your Family First Aid Kit

One of the things we’d like to accomplish in the new year is to be more prepared for emergencies big and small.  We figured there were a few of you out there who feel the same way so we decided to start a series on Prepping for Beginners.  We thought a good … Read more