Yup. You read the title correctly. No shopping for 3 months. Have you ever had someone challenge you to live off your food storage for an extended period of time? Did you take up the challenge? How did that go?
Read our Ready or Not #174: No Shopping for 3 Months to lean about one woman’s determination to feed her family of 10 without going shopping for 3 whole months!
We have gathered a few links to various resources that can help get you prepared in all different types of emergencies. You can get to that page by clicking on the Preparedness Links in the navigation on the left-hand side of our site.
If you have found other links that you think are good, please share them with us. You can e-mail them to dawn at a prepared home dot com.
Springtime is a good time to evaluate your 72 hour kits and your gardening habits. Our Ready or Not #173: 72 Hour Kits and Gardens will motivate you to update your kits and to get your garden started.
Everybody knows (and expects) to see beans in chili, or refried beans in a Mexican dish, or garbanzo beans in a three bean salad. Right? Right.
But black beans in brownies? Wouldn’t that cause a family mutiny?
Read our Ready or Not #172 Substitute Beans for Oil to learn how you can substitute mashed beans in the place of cooking oil or shortening — without your family realizing it! This substitution is far healthier than using oil and shortening — and maybe you won’t stress out about eating a couple of brownies for supper.