Wasting food leads to squandered resources, financial waste, and decreased self-reliance Embracing mindful consumption, practical strategies like meal planning and storage, and creative use of leftovers can save money, reduce waste, and ensure a more sustainable food supply for you and your family.
Prepare your home for everyday emergencies and even worst-case scenarios. Here’s where you’ll find tips and resources for home security, frugal living, and organization.
Moving is one of the most stressful things you can do, and moving with a full food storage and all of the emergency preparations that go with it can be super stressful. It’s heavy, often fairly awkward (lots of glass jars in my case), and well, there’s just so much of it. But what if you were using a method of organizing food storage that has it ready to transport with minimal effort?
When most people lose their jobs, they experience panic and worry. There are bills to pay, a mortgage to maintain, perhaps children to support through college, or car payments to make. How will they survive without their employment? Frantically they update their résumé and commence the often-disheartening round of answering want ads or blasting out their credentials on the internet, begging someone – anyone – to employ them. But there are alternate ways.
If you’ve ever had your home broken into, you know the feelings of sadness, anxiety, anger, and being violated. In fact, according to the FBI, burglaries of residential properties accounted for 62.8 percent of all burglary offenses in 2019. Yet, when we talk about home security, it seems as though many people are just concerned with stockpiling weapons and ammunition. The reality, though, is that it takes a layered approach to address the issue of home protection and defense adequately.
Most experts go into great detail explaining why hyperinflation may be on its way. Indeed, there is plenty of blame to spread around. However, as a mom, my primary concern is how to prepare for this nightmare if, indeed, it becomes a reality. Here are some common-sense steps that will help you and your family be in a more stable position.
Another government shutdown looms on the horizon. If it feels like deja vu’, you’re not wrong. If it happens, it would be the 22nd occurrence in the last five decades. Being prepared isn’t just about being ready for a power outage or natural disaster. Family survival can also be about what to do in the event of job loss, or in this case, in the face of a government shutdown. If you are one of those who won’t be getting a paycheck, hang in there! These ideas will help you be ready for and get through this temporary tight time.