(Photo Source) Once again, my husband and I have felt an increased urgency to be better prepared. Though things like food (stored in our frugal buckets, of course!) and a milk cow are important, we have both been shying away from addressing the real elephant in our homestead preparedness: WATER. Our little part of Wyoming can be dry. Really dry. We are still coming out of a drought, and though we usually get some good moisture in the … [Read more...] about Pondering Alternative Water Sources
Last time I went to the grocery store, I got angry. Though our real food transformation has greatly decreased the amount of food I purchase at a conventional grocery store, there are still some items for which I don't have local or homemade sources. Last shopping trip I went to grab a package of butter and was shocked to see that the prices had risen nearly a dollar since last month. Butter and cheese are 2 things that we use a lot of, and … [Read more...] about We Got a Milk Cow!
For the last year or so, my husband and I have felt an increased sense of urgency to be prepared for whatever the future may throw at us. Whether a blizzard knocks out our power for a few days, or we experience a major natural or man-made disaster, we have decided that we want to be the ones who are able to help others, instead of needing help ourselves. I know of many other folks who are feeling this exact same way. I can't help but think … [Read more...] about A Frugal Source for Food Grade Buckets