School has been going for a few weeks now and that means it’s that time again – time to store your water! Just kidding (sort of).
Ready or Not #123: School Kits reminds you about which items you should have in a School Emergency Kit. If you want your student to be truly prepared to go back to school, make sure that you assemble this kit to take to school.
Do you have a cooking timer? If you do, then you can make your life so much easier by incorporating the 10-minute tidy system with your children. Ready or Not #122: 10 Minute Tidy explains how it works and all of the benefits of doing it.
I love food storage. You can make the best “stuff” if you have stored the right “stuff”. So I ask, how much thought have you put into what kind of food you store? I keep seeing boxes of dried food that has enough supplies to feed one person for a month – and, well, I guess that is better than having nothing at all. But…
Have you thought about how versatile popcorn can be as a storage item? In Ready or Not #230: Yummy Popcorn Food Storage, I share what I recently did for an activity at work. I also give you ideas on how to use popcorn from your food storage and give you a great recipe to use.
What are some of the dangers of flooding? Ready or Not #121: Flooding and Insurance discusses some of these hazards and the benefit of having flood insurance. Flood insurance – you never know if you’ll need it. But if you have it, and if you need it, you’ll be very glad that you have it.
Have you ever had bugs in your flour or pasta or oats or rice? If so, Ready or Not #229: Icky Weevils can really help you because it tells how to get rid of them and how to keep them out of your food.
When you read a comic strip and you ‘see’ yourself depicted, do you groan? Laugh? Get angry? I laughed!
In Ready or Not #120: Soap Pieces and Toothpaste, I share the carton that I so readily identified with — and tell you why. And, I explain how to get the most out of left over slivers of soap and almost empty tubes of toothpaste.
I’m cheap. No, I think that I would be better described as being frugal – verrrrry frugal. Some people would still say cheap. Cheap – frugal. Frugal – cheap. To me there is a difference.
In Ready or Not #119: Being Frugal, I explain the difference between being cheap and frugal. I also give you some great ideas on ways to be frugal
I was watching a television series with my husband a couple of years ago about a town that was hit by a tornado. It was Greensburg, Kansas, and it was hit by the strongest tornado on record. It totally, completely, decimated the entire town.
If a disaster were to happen to your city, would you be part of the solution — or part of the problem? Ready or Not #118: Prepare Community encourages you to step up to the plate and be part of the solution.