After having a birthday that was unusual but very me, I now get to think about preparedness for an entire month!
When DH2U and I first started dating six years ago, we were invited to a party at his friends’ house. His friend’s long-time girlfriend was a vet, and I was promised tons of dogs and cats to pet. Needless to say, I was all in. We arrived and let ourselves into their yard. Suddenly there… Continue reading Pass the Test
For the first time in a year, I was able to go to a CERT Meeting. Being prepared and helping others s important to me, but my work schedule kept me away. I hate it when my priorities and actions don't line up. At first I was afraid of feeling like an outsider, but the… Continue reading Important to Me
September is National Preparedness Month. How has the month nearly ended without me bring it up?!?! With the job incident and being a part-time employee for a while, I was actually working through the food supplies in my preps for a while. Having all that food on hand really reduced the grocery shopping bills. But,… Continue reading Tempting Prepping Fate
Despite the fact that my garden is in Hillary's backyard, two important months in my life had passed since I last spoke to her. Knowing that her summer plans would make a get together all but impossible, I desperately wanted to catch up. What's a girl to do? I pulled out stationery and wrote her… Continue reading Resurgence
All my long(ish) term readers out there know that I love canning and of my penchant for following prepper websites. One day, these circles collided. I was minding my own business, reading through my RSS feeds, when I learned something new: I could make my own pectin! [For the uninitiated, pectin is what makes jam… Continue reading Cooking with Apples
What is the definition of a fanatic? Somebody that is into something more than you are! Yup, it is definitely like the definition of pornography granted to us by United States Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart: I'll know it when I see it. I got thinking about all this while taking my CERT class. The instructor… Continue reading Definition of Fanatic