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How to Make an Emergency Plan

How to Make an Emergency Plan

You are told you need to evacuate your home in 1 hour, what are you going to do? When I originally started writing this blog post my answer was grab our 72-hour kits, fill up with gas and go.  But I KNEW that wasn’t write, and our family needed to have a better emergency plan. We have 3 young kids in our  family, and my husband works.  If something were to happen when he was gone at work, I would…

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Hand vs Electric Wheat Grinder- Which one is best for you?

Hand vs Electric Wheat Grinder- Which one is best for you?

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here In the food storage community, a wheat grinder is an important appliance to have.  Especially if you are storing tons and tons of wheat.  Here is a comparison between a hand vs electric wheat grinder to help you with your decision. Different Wheat Grinders The biggest difference between wheat grinders are if they are manual labor or not.  In other words, hand vs electric.  Here are the two hand…

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7 Uncomfortable Truths about Food Storage

7 Uncomfortable Truths about Food Storage

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here So, you are looking to start your food storage huh?  Every one tells you should should be doing it, and you want to get started.  I LOVE food storage!  But I wouldn’t be doing my duty in educating you about it if I didn’t share with you the 7 uncomfortable truths about food storage. Uncomfortable Truths about Food Storage 1. Tastes different The taste will not taste as good…

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How to Pay off the Car Fast

How to Pay off the Car Fast

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here All my single college years I was saving money to buy a  new/used car less than 5 years old. In May 2010 I graduated and got married. By August 2010 we bought a Honda 2007! We only had a couple thousand saved up for a down payment; so we still needed a 5 year loan. I was determined NOT to take that long to pay it off.  So I…

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72- Hour Kit Food Options: Pros and Cons

72- Hour Kit Food Options: Pros and Cons

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here Are you trying to figure out which type food store for your 72-hour kit?  It sounds easy, but gets difficult quickly with all the options. When we first started building our 72-hour kits, we originally had MRE’s.  But, after a bad over night back packing trip that left us dehydrated and vomiting back down a 5 mile trail with our packs, we have never been able to go back to…

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