We are now going into the candy season. This is, as they say, “the best of times and the worst of times.” Candy is going to be prevalent for the next four months. Okay, maybe not so much for Thanksgiving, but that holiday seems to get sandwiched in between Halloween, Christmas, and New Years.
Ready or Not #77: Candy Storage discusses how candy can be a vital part of your food storage program. Read it so that you will know how to use it in your food storage program.
The price of gas continues to rise. This impacts the cost of food — so does drought, crop failure, and war. One-third of the world’s population used to be able to feed their whole family on one person’s daily wage. Not so any more.
Ready or Not #115: Food Prices and Availability talks about the problem and encourages you — yes YOU — to get prepared while there is plenty of food available.
My son loves Indian Tacos. They are yummy and also readily made from items in your food storage. Ready or Not #112: Indian Tacos gives you the recipe and directions on how to make them. And, a way to make them a tad healthier.
Nursery rhymes and food storage — a logical connection or strange bedfellows? Read our article Ready or Not #223: Pease Porridge Hot and find out.
I recently waxed philosophical and I wondered if a person could ever really be prepared for what is inevitably going to happen – chaos and mayhem of varying degrees. It hit me, yes you can!
Ready or Not #111: You Can Be Prepared shares ideas on what you can do to give you peace of mind when your family faces an emergency situation.
Summertime. Hot, hot, hot. If you aren’t prepared, driving your car in the summer heat can make your life miserable, if not deadly.
In Ready or Not #114: Summertime Driving, I share an experience I had. Luckily, everything turned out fine. But because of that experience, I am now much more prepared when I’m out and about in my car.
School is going to start soon; I can feel it in the air. Actually, I can’t but my mailbox is being bombarded with back-to-school advertisements and that is a dead giveaway.
Ready or Not #70: Getting Ready for School has some great tips on how to get ready for school so that you won’t have the Mom-I-have-a-poster-due-tomorrow-and-we-don’t-have-any-poster board stress at ten o’clock at night and the stores are closed.
Have you ever been sick and nauseous, but not sick? I mean not sick with a fever, but still pretty miserable? Well, have I got the cure for you! Ready or Not #222: Prescribing Mint Creamies with Chocolate explains how eating mint creamies can help soothe an upset stomach.
Oh, I feel a stomach ache coming on. I’m off to eat a mint creamie. See ya later. . .