What You Need in a First Aid Kit
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What You Need in a First Aid Kit

Family Emergency Preparedness You can read all of the posts in the Family Emergency Preparedness series here.  We all hope that we’ll never be faced with a major disaster or emergency. Even more than that, we all hope that we’ll never be faced with an emergency situation where we need to use a first aid…

Where to Get Emergency Supplies Cheap
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Where to Get Emergency Supplies Cheap

Where to Get Emergency Supplies Cheap Containers. Shop for containers at thrift stores and salvage stores for good deals. Sometimes you can get food grade buckets from the deli or bakery at your local grocery store. Just ask. Toiletries. When you travel, save the hotel shampoos, conditioners, lotions, and soap bars. Keep them in a…

Being Prepared: Where to Begin
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Being Prepared: Where to Begin

Family Emergency Preparedness You can read all of the posts in the Family Emergency Preparedness series here. My husband and I have been having serious discussions lately about what’s going on in the world. He called me this morning as he was driving through Asheville, NC and said he saw billboards all over with something…

Preparing a Home Emergency Closet & Being Organized
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Preparing a Home Emergency Closet & Being Organized

You can read the rest of the Family Emergency Preparedness Series here. Family Emergency Preparedness Series Part of being prepared for emergencies is knowing where your stuff is when you need it. Years ago, when my youngest child Laura, was about 18 months old, just learning to toddle around the house, we used to keep our…

Are you prepared?
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Are you prepared?

Family Emergency Preparedness Proverbs 27:12 says, “A prudent person foresees the danger ahead and takes precautions. The simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences.” Do you stay on top of current politics, economics, and events? My husband and I read, read, read. And we pay attention to what’s going on in the world. And…

Preserving a Legacy: Pickled Beets
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Preserving a Legacy: Pickled Beets

Article Written By Cleo Lampos On Thanksgiving Day, our family will gather around a table laden with the usual dishes: cranberries in Jell-o, mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, green beans, oven-warm rolls, sliced turkey and pickled beets. Lots of pickled beets, for everyone from grandpa to preschoolers relishes that tangy taste from home grown and…