There is typically a rhythm to the tasks of running a home/homestead. This year has been a little out of kilter. We are getting it done, but Wowza! all at once. If you feel like you are the only one trying to keep up with several big projects at once, hop on over and see […]
Day trips to parks and vacations can be overwhelming, expensive and over planned. Sometimes we overthink and plan too big overlooking some of the simple things you can do, even in your own backyard…
Some folks think that preparedness (aka prepping) is too ‘out there’ and ‘over the top’ for them. The truth is they prep too… just in smaller quantities.. soup on sale? TP on sale? Stock up!
Wildfires are serious business here in the south. We had just moved to east Tennessee from the Adirondack Mountains in Northern New York before these wildfires hit. Gatlinburg is right down the road from us and we could see the smoke and smell it for weeks. The night the fires spread so quickly we had […]
In an emergency in which there may be wounds to deal with, it’s a good idea to have some knowledge about what to do quickly, as well as items you should have on hand. Especially if the wound is bleeding heavily, you may need to make a bandage or poultice to help staunch the flow […]
Being prepared is super important, especially if you are responsible for children. There are so many things that can happen at any time. Check out a few easy things you can do to be prepared for the unexpected.