Category «Basic Long Term Food Storage»

Ideas for the foods which are best for longer term food storage.

Store This, Not That!

Building a great reference library is an important part of preparedness. I’m always on the look out for great resources to add to my collection. Recently, Debbie Kent contacted me and asked me to review her new book, Store This, Not That! I greatly admire Debbie’s work and her dedicated efforts to help others prepare. …

Prepare 2015 – December Goal – Give Gifts That Make a Difference

Our family finds great peace in our family food stores. We are not completely dependent upon stocked grocery store shelves to provide for our daily needs. If we had a personal financial crisis or if the store shelves were empty, our family has the supplies we need to sustain ourselves for a time until things …

Prepare 2015–$20 and 15 Minutes a Month

Preparedness can be a little bit overwhelming. This year we are going to help you break it down into manageable pieces. We challenge you to spend $20 dollars to purchase necessary supplies and 15 minutes working on necessary tasks each month. Do it and you will be amazed at the progress you will have made …

Clod’s Survival Garden

Prepping is personal pursuit and no two families prepare in exactly the same way. Each family has their own unique preferences and style, adding diversity to life. This uniqueness is evident in the methods used to produce food. Recently we had an opportunity to spend an afternoon with some dear prepper friends and tour their …

Solar Cooking – Clean, Abundant, Free Energy

A solar oven uses the power of the sun to cook. In our climate, that means that the majority of days we can cook our meals outside without using additional energy, saving our precious fuel storage. Overcast days may decrease the temperature of the oven and, in turn, increase cooking time. Solar energy is a …

A Gift to Remember

What motivates me to spend so much time, energy, and resources prepping? Love for my family. A maternal instinct to nurture and teach my children to take care of themselves. This is reflected in the majority of my writing. Home is the perfect laboratory to experiment, practice and perfect provident living skills. We involve our children in every aspect …