Survival Preparedness Guide – Food Storage (Long or Short)

Survival Preparedness Guide – Food Storage FOOD STORAGE, (Long-Term or Short-Term?):   The food you eat gets from the farm to your table, by moving from link to link along the “food supply chain,” which is a highly complex, delicately balanced and extremely fragile logistics system. Any international or national […]



Survival Preparedness Guide – Food Storage (Make or Buy)

Survival Preparedness Guide – Food Storage FOOD STORAGE, (Make or Buy?):   This is about getting you prepared to survive through the aftermath of a natural or man made disaster. This is NOT about getting you involved in an expensive and time consuming new hobby called “Prepping.” There are dozens, […]

You are stronger than you think you are

I think part of preparing for the future is realizing that we are stronger than we seem!  Sometimes we do things out of fear, we let it control us.  You’ve heard stories of people in crazy, difficult and scary situations rising to the occasion to save a life or lifting […]



It’s Independence Day!

The Fourth of July, or Independence Day, celebrates the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. It’s a national holiday, celebrated with everything from flag raising ceremonies to backyard barbecues and . To celebrate our nation’s birthday, here are a few fun facts you may not […]

Sound of Gunfire and Concealment vs Cover: 2 Safety Tips for Kids

It seems shooting at schools are happening more often.  How do we protect our kids?  This is a national discussion that, I hope, will be ongoing and will result in some really smart actions on the parts of school officials. However, there are two simple concepts you can begin teaching […]



32 Survival Skills Your Child Should Know NOW

A customer of ours shared with us the importance of teaching our children how to take care of themselves, if heaven forbid, they are left on their own to survive.  If there is a natural disaster they will know what to do and be help to those around them. It’s […]

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is right around the corner!  I love Father’s Day because I’ve always been a daddy’s girl.  It’s a perfect opportunity to thank him for all he’s done for me.  I love spending time with family, especially my husband.  I like to plan something special for him, like a […]


baking soda

51 Uses for Baking Soda

Baking soda, aka sodium bicarbonate,  helps regulate pH—keeping a substance neither too acidic nor too alkaline. When baking soda comes in contact with either an acidic or an alkaline substance, its natural effect is to neutralize that pH. Beyond that, baking soda has the ability to retard further changes in […]

Dal (Lentils) with Cinnamon, Cardamom and Cumin in Solar Cooker

Red Lentils using the Solar Flare Parabolic Solar Cooker Dal is a preparation of dried beans, lentils etc. into a thick, spicy stew.  It is regularly eaten with rice and vegetables or flat bread. Dal is a mainstay in South Asian vegetarian cooking, since it provides protein for a balanced diet. Dal […]



San Andreas Movie: The Awareness to Prepare

As you know, people’s awareness about the need to be prepared is directly linked to the events happening in the world right now.  Usually, we can’t see these events coming, BUT right now there is a big event that is going to raise people’s awareness. So what is this event? […]