Tips to Help Kids EAT at Mealtime:

My mommy friends and I frequently talk about this subject.  Getting kids to eat (at mealtime) is tough!  Here are some tips to try.   Let your stubbornness shine in the eating department.  Try not to give in to whining and excuses.  If you give in they know if they wait you out, they will […]

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Road Trip PACT:

SAHM road trip ahead! Big plans to implement our lifestyles on a vacation. Stay tuned on FB and Instagram.

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Kiddo “GO BAG”

Written by Julie   “Start ’em young!” Plant seeds in their souls to be courageous, empowered, responsible and self sufficient. ~me    My husband and I try to be realistic with our kids even though they might start asking some tough questions.  We involve them in our “preparedness” because……  Preparedness is part of our lives therefore part of theirs […]

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Total Dear Diary Moment Here…

Hello Friends, it’s been awhile! Do you ever have those days and/or weeks that just seem so crammed with stuff you don’t know where the time has gone?  Just me? My life tries to stay organized by three different calendars; phone, planner, and dry erase to keep me straight but sometimes…. not even the calendars […]

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The Switch to Wellness

Written by: Julie We dove into the toxic chemical issue and quickly found out about personal care products, house hold cleaners and medications.  Not only are the toxins in most of those products bad for humans and animals but they can also be harmful to the environment.   First we weeded out the horrible stuff […]

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DIY Water Collection made Simple

Written by: Julie Learning about preparedness helped me understand why water is extremely important especially during emergencies.  Read Christa’s post about her water storage  if you haven’t already to learn more about it.  We have a similar system in place for our bottled water storage.  Living in the Pacific North West, we get a lot of […]

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Preparedness Meets Insurance

Written by: Julie Once we started to dig into all this life changing information we were overwhelmed.  We had to choose a focus.  We wrote a growing list of all the things we were learning about and put them in order of what was most important.  We concentrated first on what we needed to get […]

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H2Ohhhh Man I Need More Water!

I decided to write this post as I was carefully, and artfully, arranging our beloved water supply for refill.  One of the most important things you will need in the event of any disaster is water but we often run into a lot more questions than answers regarding how we go about stockpiling said water. […]

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HOLD ON! Here Comes a New Lifestyle!

Written by: Julie About 5 years ago I started to learn about toxic chemicals in personal care products,  medication and household cleaning chemicals, effects of fluoride, contaminants in tap water, GMO’s, harmful hormones in meat and dairy products, preservatives in processed foods, pesticides and other toxic substances used for growing food, carcinogenic ingredients in vaccines […]

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