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For everyday life, vitamins may not matter much.  We have access to a wide variety of different foods, and many of our foods are fortified with vitamins and minerals.  Hopefully we’re eating balanced diets that are meeting all of our nutritional needs.  Maybe we take vitamins, maybe we don’t, and we’re usually fine either way…. Read more »


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When storing emergency food supplies, special considerations should be made for families. In my last post, I offered some advice and tips to use as a general guideline for putting away emergency food supplies for kids. Let us take that one step further and talk about how to select the right ingredients and types of… Read more »


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The best way to celebrate Daylight Savings is to adjust your clocks (unless you live somewhere sensible, like Arizona). This is important because it will affect whether or not you are on time for important things. The second best way to celebrate Daylight Savings is to use it as a “preparedness maintenance” holiday. If you… Read more »


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When disaster strikes, the first thing you will think about is keeping your family, and especially your children, safe and healthy. If you are a parent, you know that being prepared with an emergency food supply is essential.


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Howdy fellow blog readers.  I hope everyone that has been reading my blogs over the last sixteen months has gotten something out of them that has helped them in their lives to prepare for the upcoming disasters.  For my next set of articles over the next six months, I will be answering all questions from… Read more »


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I’ve already posted three -count ’em- three articles here on the art and science of toilet paper storage, and you’d think that would be enough.  My last entry on the topic compared what I felt were among the most sensible brands for both price and storability, and with that I assumed this toilet paper business… Read more »


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[This article is part of a series.  Part one is here.] So, you’re ready to bring home your first herd of dairy goats! Before you buy any particular goats, decide whether you want registered goats or not.  The cheapest goats you’ll be able to find are unregistered animals.


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[This article is part 3 of a series.  Begin with part 1 and part 2.] If you’re thinking of keeping dairy goats to enhance your preparation for an emergency, you’ll want to consider the different breeds that are available to determine which will be best for you. Not all goats are used for dairy production. … Read more »