EMERGENCY LIVING – Sanitation – Critter Control
If a disaster happened where you, your family, and possibly your town were without garbage collection or adequate toilet capabilities, what would you do? Michael shares more tips and advice on how to deal with these issues.
Release Date: 10/1/2017
The Lunch Box Bug-Out Bag
From the Archive: Mary Ann shows you how to help your kids be prepared in case an emergency arises while they are at school.
Release Date: 8/16/2017
Everyday Water Filtration
Mary Ann gives you some great ideas for getting the most from your filtering water bottles. Saving them only for emergencies, isn't as practical as you might think...
Release Date: 5/22/2017
Super-size Your Stow-N-Go
A re-post from Mary Ann last year. Brush up on storing items you need on the go in your car year-round.
Release Date: 9/30/2016
Vacation Packing Lists
Joanne shares several helpful packing lists for us just in time for summer travel.
Release Date: 5/11/2016
A remarkably useful resource from Cheryl and Greg on emergency lights. Part of a longer blog titled "Bright Ideas to Keep the Lights On"
Release Date: 2/8/2016
Cheryl presents a tough subject: Sanitation. It is a touchy subject in times of plenty but what do you do in an emergency? Start getting prepared by reading this article.
Release Date: 2/8/2016
Cheryl and Greg share some very useful information about generators and being prepared for lasting power outages with them.
Release Date: 4/4/2013
Agitator or Wash Board Washing Machine
A wash board or a hand agitator are probably the best way to do laundry
at home during a power outage or emergency. They get your clothes
really clean and allow you to wash a lot of clothes at a time.
Release Date: 3/5/2013
Garbage Sack Washing Machine
This is a great way to include family members in the laundry process
during an emergency or while you are traveling. With just a couple of
inexpensive supplies you are ready to go—and everything fits in a quart
Release Date: 2/19/2013
Cardboard Box Ovens
Mary Ann shows us a great way to make an oven in a pinch!
Release Date: 12/4/2012
Tin Can Stoves Video
Mary Ann shows us how to make and use and tin can stove and oven!
Release Date: 9/1/2012
Managing Clothing on the Road
Living out of a suitcase while traveling shouldn’t mean you have to resign yourself to chaos and clutter. With a few simple packing and organizing strategies you can keep a handle on everything and make your trips more enjoyable.
Release Date: 5/14/2012
Planning is the Key to Great Family Fun!
The key to getting these great weekends is planning. Uggh…planning, I know. We’d all love to be the spontaneous, creative, super mom types, but it doesn’t happen without a little planning. It‘s pretty painless all in all and I’ll walk you through the whole thing. C’mon!
Release Date: 1/6/2012
Our family fun traditions that help us cut cost and have more fun around the holidays!
Release Date: 12/1/2010