Tag Archives: prepared

The Most Egg’citing Time Of Year!

Our gals have been enjoying our balmy December weather this month giving us approximately six eggs a day sometimes even more.  They have been loving the warmth and sunny afternoons and have been surprising us with beautiful eggs for the … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy – The Frankenstorm Are You Ready?

They are calling hurricane sandy “The Frankenstorm” and today we went down to the ocean to look at this ferocious storm moving in towards our coastline.  As of now they don’t seem to think that our part of coastal North … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Rules For Living On One Income & Thriving On a Shoe String Budget

I know times are a lot tougher now than they were when we were living on one income only however some things don’t change.  We were committed to having me stay at home with the kids,  we had tried the … Continue reading

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What’s lurking in your fridge?

Let’s face it all those commercials we grew up with about the germs dancing in our fridge are true albeit animated so today I tackled our refrigerator and I was ruthless in terms of what stayed and what got put … Continue reading

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Herb Of The Week – Comfrey

Comfrey also known as “Knitbone” – A great prepper Herb Happy Earth Day Everyone!  I chose to feature Comfrey for my second Herb of the week feature.  This is an herb that  lot of people probably do not have in … Continue reading

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Organizing Is Not My Thing But Every Good Homesteader Has To Do It & The Ole’ Saturday Homesteading Trading Post No. 18

Ugh I hate organizing with a passion!  Oh don’t get me wrong it feels great once it’s done but I really have to force myself to not procrastinate I would much rather be blogging, in the garden well just about … Continue reading

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Pleasant Pumpkin Soup

Pleasant Pumpkin Soup 4 C. chicken stock (You can add more if you like but I like my soup thicker) 1 tsp. salt 2 C. to 4 C. cubed fresh pumpkin  (this really is about personal preference whether you want … Continue reading

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Stop Looking For Fast Food and Start Looking For Long Food

Yes you heard me right….stop looking for fast food and start looking for “Long Food” foods with long-term storage potential.   We always think immediately of how we are going to store foods.  Are we going to can it?  If … Continue reading

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The Ole’ Saturday Homesteading Trading Post No. 15 and “My Colonial Garden Is Underway”

Happy Friday Everyone!  Since I am going to be out in the garden tomorrow morning I thought I would post “The Ole’ Saturday Homesteading Trading Post” tonight! You won’t believe it while I was away at my Technology Conference the … Continue reading

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Tips #4-6 On Preparing For an Emergency…It’s not “IF”…It’s “WHEN”…

Okay so we all know it’s not “If” an emergency happens but “When” an emergency happens so this is why I will continue to add to this topic on my blog and I will try to fairly regularly keep some … Continue reading

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