Week 2 Review for No Spend November. Here’s what’s gone well, what’s been hard, and what food I’ve been making with food from my freezer, pantry and garden.
Week 1 Review for No Spend November. Here’s what’s gone well, what’s been hard, and what food I’ve been making with food from my freezer, pantry and garden.
What is a good way to store fats in your food preps? What are good fats to store for long-term stability? What oils work for long-term food storage? This post tackles the tricky issue of incorporating fats into a long(ish)-term food storage plan.
November is a fantastic month to save gobs of money, break bad spending habits and get off the hedonic treadmill. Join me this month for No Spend November and see how much you can save and make due with what you already have.
Let’s say your home is safe but a regional disaster like an ice storm or hurricane has crippled normal electricity, water, and emergency services. As you hunker down and wait for the amazing people who keep our grid running to repair damage, clear roads, reroute supplies, fix power lines, and generally to the dirty work…
Unfortunately, since I started writing this series, the number of specific, urgent things I can point to as reasons to be prepared have just gone up. Puerto Rico is a heartbreaking example of long-term infrastructure disruption, and a cautionary tale in terms of how long it might take for outside help from government agencies to…
I’ve been dealing with my own minor family health emergency here at the NWEdible homestead, so let’s recap. If you have followed along and completed our emergency challenges this month, here’s where you stand: You understand your most likely emergency threats. You know what kind of sane preparedness will let you sleep at night, feeling secure that…
Your mission: think through and make a plan for your evacuation, meetup, and home emergency procedures – where you would go and who you would contact in an emergency.
Information Preparedness: Put all your important emergency and home information in one spot – you’ll make your life easier day-to-day and massively boost your resilience in an emergency.