Practical steps to developing food security during uncertain times

Not much is more sobering about the fragility of human life than a pandemic. Beyond the consideration of our own mortality, for many, COVID-19 has been their first experience of even a remote possibility that goods and services we all take for granted might not always be so readily available. This initial thought can cause … Continue reading Practical steps to developing food security during uncertain times

Our cold and flu anti-viral toolbox in good times and bad

Full Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. This helps us offset the cost of the time spent writing articles like these. Hello friends. Long time no write. We wanted to take this opportunity of the panic and pandamonium of the COVID-19 virus to share a bit about how we manage sickness and malaise in general … Continue reading Our cold and flu anti-viral toolbox in good times and bad

A reasonable plan toward residential solar or other renewable energy

Solar energy is expensive. It currently costs more than grid energy, leaving many people to conclude it isn't worth it. If your motivation to choose alternative energy is mostly to save money - you won't get that outcome with this information. At present - establishing alternate energy at home has not yet reached financial parity with grid power. … Continue reading A reasonable plan toward residential solar or other renewable energy

Why your family should own a quality water filter

We've blogged plenty of times about water and the need to have access to good, clean, quality drinking water. Something every family in the world should consider is this... Where and how do we get access to good, clean, healthy drinking water? Many in the world cannot answer this question because they have nothing but … Continue reading Why your family should own a quality water filter

Sprouts – add this tasty super food to your emergency meal planning

Sprouts: Fresh produce all year long - no garden required! Many people (ourselves included) who value eating healthy, organic, nutritious foods and who also concern themselves with securing a sustainable food supply will eventually ask themselves the question "How will we continue to eat healthy foods when we cannot harvest from the garden?". There are … Continue reading Sprouts – add this tasty super food to your emergency meal planning