A pilgrimage to resource efficiency 

Preparedness

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.

Keeping Kids Occupied During Camping

For adults, camping can bewonderful vacation, but for many children who are joined at the hip to their cell phones, game systems and general comforts of home, it can be closer to a waking nightmare. Here are some tips to keep your little ones occupied and interested on camping trips.

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Who Buys Emergency Preparedness Trauma Kits?

One of the questions we get asked a lot about our large-scale first-aid kits is “who buys this stuff?” We have trauma kits for 1,000 people, 500 and for all different situations and most people can’t imagine who might need such a thing. They’re thinking about their little personal first-aid kit that’s in the car or home. It’s good for the occasional scrap or cut, but not for a major emergency.

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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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Define the Food Crisis

Thank you to Sue from Alabama for inspiring this post.
Is the food crisis unavailability or cost? Supply and demand? Is it happening gradually or is it a future event that we need to get ready for? Is it weather and natural disasters that will prevent us from growing food or legislation? We are already experiencing higher grocery bills every time we visit the supermarket but is it just inflation?

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