Lessons learned from California’s Oroville Dam Evacuation. Many of you may not be aware of the nightmare emergency that is confronting Northern California. Yesterday evening (Sunday February 12th, 2017) around 5pm, Mandatory Evacuation orders were given to over 165,000 residents in Oroville California and surrounding cities. These are some of the lessons that hundreds of […]
It seems no matter which way you turn lately, there’s someone trying to tell you that you need to prep and unless you have X, Y, and Z, you will fail. You will suffer. Your kids will suffer. “But if you buy this one item, you’ll be all set!” How about a realistic prepping plan? […]
We are not “preppers,” but we do believe in being prepared for various circumstances. We were recently trapped at home by a series of avalanches. It was a solid reassurance of our decisions made in living how we do (and maybe even more so.) It was comforting to know we would be just fine due […]
I would love–LOVE–to think that the food supply around us is safe. But that would just be folly. Over and over we hear of food recalls–after people have ingested the food (some of them fatally). The truth is, by the time we know there is a problem, it’s too late. If you’re saying to yourself, […]
Kristi from Homestead Wishing has put together a small list of must haves for homesteaders. It’s a little bit serious and a little bit of fun. Go check it out!
Learning how to store canned food and rotating it will eliminate the waste of food and money. If your canned food is taking over your kitchen cupboard space or pantry here are several ideas that may help.