“Therefore…let us cheerfully do all things that lie in our power; and then may we stand still, with the utmost assurance, to see the salvation of God, and for his arm to be revealed.”[i] Reasonably preparing for potential rough times ahead will bring a peace that lets us step back and watch the Lord’s hand […]
Moms spend a lot of time in their vehicles. Running kids from here to there. Here are a few ideas to help on the journey!
College dorms and apartments are not emergency friendly. How would students have a warm meal, if the power were to go out? Try this..
As I tried to pack men’s size 12 running shoes into our emergency kit, I thought there was no way. It was the shoes or the food…not both! The shoes fill the entire backpack! What are we to do? Here is our solution: First, we will tell everyone that if there is an emergency they […]
If we were all completely honest, we’d realize that the majority of people either have an emergency kit with expired food in it or they don’t have an emergency kit at all. Here is a way to remedy both situations. Create a super simplified menu that rotates easily. This way you’ll at least have edible […]
Add this item to your emergency kit!——A flat sheet. Its versatility may surprise you. Here’s why…A sheet can be: tied up for a wind break wrapped around people for a blanket (though it is light weight, it would still give a sense of comfort and block in some body heat) easily torn up for bandages […]
Emergency Preparedness Idea: I was concerned that if we lost power and natural gas, we wouldn’t have a way to heat our house. My sister told me about terracotta pot heaters. I have found them intriguing. They are built with simple items that can be easily stored. Basically a Terracotta Pot Heater is built in […]
Are you wondering what else you can make with apples? Especially the ones past their prime? Try this method of preserving and a fun recipe. I like to peel, core, and grate apples. I use them in a recipe or I freeze them in two cup increments to use later in the winter. I use […]
When my grandma was little, her family kept their carrots in the cellar in a bucket of sand. I don’t really have that option so I like to preserve carrots by freezing them. Here’s the process we use: 1) Wash the carrots. 2) Peel and cut off the tops and the ends of the carrots. […]
While studying the best foods to store, I realized that we’d be short on vitamin C if we ate strictly the “usual” food storage. The early sailors’ diets lacked fresh fruits and vegetables which caused the onset of scurvy. Vitamin C doesn’t store in our body; we need a new supply. Keeping vitamin C tablets […]