The days of fresh summer fruits and vegetables are behind us yet again and it’s time to make friends with the root vegetable. Summer produce is tasty and decadent in a way that only fragile, temperamental things can be. Root vegetables, however, are dependable. They can last us through the winter with very little nurturing
On September 24th, Wise Company announced that its new national spokesperson is the one and only Marie Osmond. We have always admired Marie’s many talents, as well as her philanthropic endeavors. Her interest in Wise Company products is a true honor. Even though she’s a super star, Marie personally appreciates the value of being prepared
News headlines announce what seems like a disaster de jour lately, with the Colorado Floods, and California Wildfires taking center stage so far this fall. We all know that certain regions of the country are more susceptible to certain types of natural disasters than others, but graphics like this bring the reality into sharp focus.
Having your home burgled (yes, that’s a real word) is traumatic even if you have insurance to cover what’s stolen or the thieves don’t make off with much. Protecting your safety and sense of security is even more important than protecting your stuff. During an emergency or power outage, thieves can take advantage of downed
Preppers talk a lot about gardening because the ultimate preparation is being self-sufficient, or mostly self-sufficient, in a way that lasts for generations. However, we’re never truly self-sufficient because we are always dependent on Earth’s systems. For example, we need it to rain, we need sunshine and we need worms to break down organic matter
It won’t be long before the days shorten, the temps drop and we’re all spending more inside. What to do? Read! Here are some favorite Prepper fiction and non-fiction books: The Flu by Jaqueline Druga – (Fiction) This author imagines what would happen if the Spanish Flu, thought to be extinct, resurfaced in the United
There comes a time in life when you realize that trying to give directions using “right” and “left” is confusing and ineffective. It’s especially ineffective if you’re trying to navigate outside of an urban area. Learning to read a compass and to build compass terms into your vocabulary is a critical survival skill. Direction 101: