How to Preserve Eggs for Longterm Storage

  Last week or so, I happened upon a local woman selling fresh, organic eggs for a great price. $2.00/dozen and since I pay $1.79/dzn normally? I jumped on it and brought home a few dozen. Once I got home, I was thrilled! They're big, beautiful, brown eggs! These eggs are … [Read more...]

Why Bother to Prepare for an Emergency

I know what some of you are thinking, “It Can't Happen To Me.” and you may be right. Then again I'm pretty sure some of the residents of New Orleans said that in 2005,  resident's of Southern Florida probably said that in 1992, I know for a fact that some resident's of Bastrop, … [Read more...]

Must Have Items For Winter Storms

Growing up I can still remember my Dad doing things like covering the windows with plastic to prepare our home for winter weather. He'd start around the first of October and the work that he did usually took him right up to the very first snowfall of the year. I'm grateful for … [Read more...]

How To Dehydrate & Preserve Fresh Mushrooms

  So the other day when I did my January grocery trip, I managed to find a really decent deal on fresh button mushrooms. They were marked down to just .99¢ each which in my experience, is a fairly decent deal. Enough of a deal for me to grab them.     As you … [Read more...]

15 Must Have Items for Your Winter Auto Kit

  Like it or not, colder weather is here for most of the country and you know what that means! No, I don't mean higher power bills (well okay it DOES mean that but not JUST that)...its time to check the emergency kits you have in your cars! For a lot of folks, your kits … [Read more...]

10 Easy Ways to Prepare for a Power Outage…BEFORE it Happens!

     10 Easy Ways to Prepare for a Power Outage When is the last time your power went out? Did it stay out for a few hours?  A day? A week? While it can seem rare, extended power outages actually happen a lot more than you think. Hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding … [Read more...]