Tag Archive: skills

Oct 05

Are You Prepared For Hurricane Matthew?

Are You Prepared For Hurricane Matthew? Are you prepared for Hurricane Matthew? Hurricanes are scary events and the damage that this one has already done to Haiti is beyond devastating. Quite frankly I have lived in coastal areas most of my life, in my younger years I grew up in the Tidewater, Virginia area and …

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May 05

Depression Era Mindset – Mending & Fixing On The Homestead

Kickin’ It Up Old School – Mending & Repairing On The Homestead We like to fix things on our homestead it’s kind of old school but that’s how folks during the depression kept things lasting for years! If we aren’t fixing on the homestead…I’m mending on the homestead and truthfully I never tire of fixing …

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Nov 11

Could You Become More Prepared In One Year? (Book Giveaway & Review: Countdown To Preparedness by Jim Cobb)

Could you become more prepared in one year? I love it when I have the opportunity to share a book review with all of you especially when it is written by one of my Survival Mom Radio Show guests, a fellow blogger, and one of my most faithful encouragers of me with my writing efforts. …

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Oct 27

Hurricane Sandy – The Frankenstorm Are You Ready?

They are calling hurricane sandy “The Frankenstorm” and today we went down to the ocean to look at this ferocious storm moving in towards our coastline.  As of now they don’t seem to think that our part of coastal North Carolina should expect much but some wind and quite a bit of rain.  However it …

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Jan 19

Talk About A Hot Bed

My husband put together a DIY seed heating tray to start some of our seedlings in our greenhouse this winter. Here is an example of what is available online they are typically called a seedling heat mat…this one is sold by Burpee. My husband pretty much found everything for free, although he did have to …

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