You can buy commercial products to start fires. They’re nice — and rather expensive. (Some cost $15!) Read Ready or Not #283: Firestarters to see how you can make your own for free. Save money — and have fun making them.
Are you working on your garden yet? It’s that time of year! Read Ready or Not #282: Planting Pots to learn how to make inexpensive and easy to make pots to start your seedlings in.
If you are provident and are working on your home storage, you are a lot like Shakespeare! Ready or Not #281: Shakespeare Like to Eat discusses the various meanings of hoarding and some of Shakespeare’s preparedness activities and how history is repeating itself.
Read it and then go pull a “Shakespeare!”
Do you remember in the movie, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” when George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart) tried to keep the doors open to his savings and loan institution?
There’s a situation right now that mirrors this wonderful movie. Ready or Not #280: How Do You Buy Bread Without Money discusses that situation –and explains what you should do to protect yourself if you find yourself in a similar situation.