A pilgrimage to resource efficiency 

Tips on Tuesday

The Blogging Pilgrim

    Old world self-sufficiency in a new world … 

So much of our lives literally revolves around the kitchen. We eat all our meals together there, sharing the day’s challenges and successes. It served as the school room and the family room for playing games. Plans for the day and the future are discussed and solidified over food and drink. The bills get paid, records are kept and taxes figured there. Seeds are spread on the table while planning the garden and jars are sorted and filled there at harvest time. Quilts and clothes get cut and sewn on that table. Neighbors and friends are always welcome to share a cup of coffee and baked goods of the day. Wonderful memories reside in the kitchen while delightful new, little people come to add their chapters.

Inactivity Causes Fatigue

Fatigue is that overwhelming feeling of tiredness that warns us to rest and conserve our strength. Simple fatigue that follows continued activity can be relieved by lying down or taking a hot bath. Sometimes, however fatigue may plague a person who has done nothing to justify it.

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Education – Plan B

It really doesn’t matter where you have chosen to be if a national crisis erupts, you are probably not inclined to put your children on a school bus and send them miles away from you so having a plan B only makes sense.

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Extra Energy is Simple

All you have to do is put some energy food into your diet to replace the lost energy source, blood sugar. Most of us are conditioned to think in terms of candy bars or some expensive energy bar but sticking to a high-protein, vitamin packed diet eliminates empty calories.

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Emergency Canning Jars

You’ve just filled a dozen jars with your beautiful apricot preserves. You have still have a quart of the glowing gooey golden goodness but no jars to put it in. What do you do?

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Make Your Emergency Kit Yours – on a Budget

If you are required to evacuate your home due to fire, flood, earthquake, tornado or some man-made circumstance do you have the basics you need to get by for three days until help comes or you can return to your home? Putting together an emergency kit doesn’t have to be expensive.

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