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I Read it For You! Homestead Cooking with Carol (A Review) and GIVEAWAY!

About the Book This is the introduction to the book, which I find so inviting and comforting! Like Carol is taking my hand and telling me it’s going to be … Continue Reading →

Prep Vs. Hoard

Prepping Vs. Hoarding: What’s the Difference?

Have you ever had a friend or family member come to your home only to accidentally discover your food storage? Has anyone made the comment that you are a boarder-line … Continue Reading →

Dishwasher Detergent Tablets

DIY Dishwasher Detergent Tablets

I LOVE making my own cleaning products. Really, I do! It’s amazing that you can take just a few simple ingredients, mix them together, and have your whole house sparkling … Continue Reading →

Tiny Inconspicuous Handcuff Key TIHK

I Tried it For You! Tiny Inconspicuous Handcuff Key (A Review)

I recently came across a neat little product, which I would like to share with you today! The TIHK, or Tiny Inconspicuous Handcuff Key, is most likely the smallest prepper … Continue Reading →

DIY Dryer Sheets

DIY Reusable Dryer Sheets

Monday is laundry day in my house. Well, its clothes laundry day anyways. I do clothes on Monday, Cloth Diapers on Wednesdays, Sheets and Towels on Fridays, and Diapers again … Continue Reading →


WaterBrick Giveaway!

The Giveaway! I got together with a group of my blogging colleagues to share this giveaway that is sponsored by Food For Health. We are giving away an 8-Pack of … Continue Reading →

GunVault Review

I Tried it For You! GunVault MicroVault Gun Safe

I grew up in rural Texas, so I don’t think I need to tell you that guns have always been a part of my life. Ever since I was little my … Continue Reading →

Strawberry Freezer Jam

How I Preserve Food: Freezer Jam

Over the past couple of years, I have investigated and experimented with several different types of food storage. Pressure canning, Water bath canning, Dehydrating, Vacuum sealing… I’ve probably done it … Continue Reading →

A Nurse's Fully Stocked Medical Kit

A Nurse’s Fully Stocked Medical Kit

In my experience, when it comes to first aid kits, people are in one of two categories: 1. “What first aid kit?” They have to run to the store for … Continue Reading →

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I Tried it For You! At Home Canning for Beginners and Beyond by Kendra Lynne

Canning season is in full swing, and I don’t know about you, but I’m beyond thrilled to try out a few of my home-canned goodies! There’s just so much joy … Continue Reading →

Faerie Organic Makeup

What’s In My All-Natural Makeup Bag?

All-Natural Makeup that has good coverage and lasts all day is hard to come by! And nit-picking through “natural” ingredients can be a pain! I get so frustrated when a … Continue Reading →

Funeral, Cemetery, Loss, Grief

How are you Preparing for Loss?

Today one of my good friends had to say goodbye to her almost 3 year old little boy as he passed away after a drowning accident. My friend, let’s call her … Continue Reading →


HERCulean Giveaway!

  Not too long ago I published a post on how to make your very own DIY Tea Light Oven! That post was very popular and gained the attention of … Continue Reading →

Chicken Pot Pie

Shelf-Stable Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie is one of my all-time favorite Southern Comfort Foods. I just love it! Imagine my surprise when I found a recipe for a quick and easy one … Continue Reading →

Thrive Express

I Tried it for You! Thrive Express Freeze-Dried Meals Review

Last week I posted about our freeze-dried emergency meal taste testing of Mountain House pouches and how much our family loved them! This week, I’m continuing the discussion, with a new … Continue Reading →