Reader Question: Easy Water Storage

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I was recently blessed when EfoodsDirect asked me to respond to a prepping question. I love getting to know everyone in our community, so please continue to send in more comments! Tica came to EfoodsDirect with the following dilemma: “If we have your food pack but there is no water available to reconstitute the food,… Read more »

Preparedness Gift Ideas

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Score the perfect present for the prepper in your life, whether you are buying for a child, an adult or an entire family. Give the gift of security and a healthy future. No other gift really keeps on giving. If you know someone “who has everything,” survival gifts are unique and original. Chances are that… Read more »

Five Ways to Instill Gratitude in Your Children

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While grateful children can certainly make their parents happy, there may be another, more important reason to instill gratitude in your children. According to the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, “…people who practice gratitude feel considerably happier (25%) than those in a control group; they are more joyful, enthusiastic, interested, and determined.” Wow…. Read more »

Pancake Mix Cookies

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Pancake Mix Cookies Try this pancake mix cookie recipe for easy holiday, or any day, baking! My family and I love making sugar cookies. It is fun to roll them, cut out the shapes and decorate them. Sugar cookies are always a hit at my house. The only thing that wasn’t so much fun for… Read more »

Soup Recipes: Creating Warm and Welcoming Meals

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While the EFoodsDirect soup selections are wonderful meals in themselves, they are also very versatile and can be used for many different recipes using soup. A little extra time and preparation can turn a quick soup into a variety of warm and welcoming meals. A small addition here or there can make a new dish… Read more »

How the Government Shutdown Will Affect Food Prices

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While everyone is still focusing on the recent government shutdown, blaming this side or that side, complaining about the inconvenience, discussing the political ramifications, and arguing about the problems with healthcare, food prices are quietly going up. Unless you have been living under a rock or have a private servant that does all of the… Read more »

Five Reasons You Need a Grain Mill

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If your family doesn’t have its own grain mill, you could be missing out. Here are five reasons you should order one today. To Reap the Health Benefits Fresh milled grain gives you the full health benefits for whole wheat products, which are are low in fat, high in protein, and provide much-needed energy for… Read more »

Cooking with Freeze Dried Food

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We love our freeze-dried food at our house, and apparently we aren’t alone. There is also a mysterious someone called “Not Me,” who also lives here. For example, whenever I ask who ate the eFoodsDirect Freeze-Dried Raspberries, everyone in my home is quick to put the blame on Not Me’s shoulders. I can’t seem to… Read more »

Prepping on a Dime

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Some girls dream of glittering castles on a hill, complete with servants and dazzling jewels. Other girls dream of large survival retreats, complete with friends and well-stocked pantries.  For most of us, the budget (or accident of birth) renders such dreams a bit hard to achieve, at least in the immediate term. But fortunately for… Read more »