Preparedness Week 13–Medicine

Sorry about missing the last week. I’m going to Europe tomorrow and I’ve been planning and packing madly. Yes, I actually started packing several days in advance. This is a first for me. Usually I’m tossing stuff in my suitcase as Mister yells at me to hurry-up-because-we-need-to-be-at-the-airport-right-this-second-I-cant-believe-you-haven’t-done-this-already. But that’s because… Read More

Preparedness Week 12–Flour

We’re getting back to the basics with our item this week: flour. Hopefully you’re not totally clueless when it comes to baking. If you plan on having any sort of bread/biscuits/cookies/cake during the zombie apocalypse, you’re going to need flour. (If you are one of my gluten-free friends then plan… Read More

Preparedness Week 9–Toilet Paper

Being prepared isn’t just about food and water! Toilet Paper is something every single person needs and nobody wants to run out of. If you don’t feel like buying toilet paper then make sure you’ve got a lot of leaves in your backyard! Toilet paper is bulky so it can… Read More

Preparedness Week 8–Cereal

This week we’re going to stock up on cereal. Dry cereal, that is. Cheerios, Cookie Crisp, granola–whatever strikes your fancy. Cereal may not be the most filling food but it’s something that just about everybody likes. And sometimes that’s what you need most. It’s easy and the only ingredient you… Read More

Preparedness Week 6–Fruit

We’re already on week six! How is it going for you? Are you playing along? Have you managed to buy a little something extra every time you go to the store? This week we’ll be working on adding fruit to our pantries and freezers. I’d like you to get mostly… Read More

Preparedness Week 5–Rice

In case you haven’t noticed, Tuesday is working out better for me for posting new items. So wrap your mind about checking in on Tuesdays. ┬áRemember, this is supposed to be easy and do-able. Just buy as much of these items as you can afford/have room for each week. No… Read More

Preparedness Week 4–Veggies

Our item this week is vegetables (canned and frozen). This is where a lot of your vitamins and minerals will be coming from so stock up as much as you can. A lot of young children may not care for veggies by themselves, but remember that canned tomatoes make great… Read More

Preparedness–Week 2–Fat

Hey everyone! How did it go with the peanut butter? (If you don’t know what I’m talking about you can read my original post here.) Here we go with this week’s assignment! Fat is your friend. At least in cooking it is. It’s pretty hard to cook without using oil,… Read More

Get Prepared, My Friends!

It’s time to get started with the grand kick-off of the 2014 Get Prepared-a-thon! In case you’re new to my blog, here’s what’s going on: as a Mormon I have been raised with the idea that I Must Be Prepared. For what, I’m not sure. But since most bad things… Read More