Monthly Archives: December 2012

Non-Toxic Cleaning Recipes to Make at Home

We are always trying to find a more natural way to deal with situations in our house.  Whether that be cloth diapers, more natural laundry detergent, or composting, it is a never ending process.  I decided, after some encouragement from … Continue reading

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Home Made Brown Sugar

I am sure I am the last one to the party on this one, but I can’t believe how easy it is to make brown sugar!  I was making some of my honey whole wheat bread and wanted to make … Continue reading

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Dollar Store Buys – For Home and Preparedness

My new favorite store is Dollar Tree.  We have one only a few minutes from our house, and I have begun to frequent it often.  They are one of the dollar stores where everything is actually a dollar or less. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

I hope this finds you spending time with your family remembering the reason for the season.  Jesus came to earth, took the form of a man, and died for our sins so we could be redeemed.  I am truly thankful … Continue reading

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4Sevens Maelstrom X10

Since my last post talked about emergency lighting, here is one of my favorite flashlights.  I bought 4Sevens Maelstrom X10 mostly as a home defense/tactical light.  It is smaller in size for its output, it fits easily into my hand. … Continue reading

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Emergency Lighting Options

We have all had the power go out and needed a flashlight to find what we are looking for, right?  What if the power is out for more than a couple hours, say a couple days or over a week. … Continue reading

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GasBuddy – Must have for travel season

I have been using Gas Buddy for several years now.  I use their online version from home, and of course they have an app for when you are on the go.  It is a site that connects users who are … Continue reading

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Wenzel self-inflating sleep mat

I purchased this mat for use on trips, as an extra bed, or to use when we go camping.  I wanted a self-inflating insulated mat, but I didn’t want to break the bank to buy one.  I decided on the … Continue reading

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Need Last Minutes Kids Toys?

I love shopping on Amazon, especially with Amazon Prime and the two day shipping that comes along with it.  Here are a couple deals I am looking at as stocking stuffers.  The best part is I won’t have to deal … Continue reading

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Salad in a Jar – A Pinterest Idea

This is another idea I saw on Pinterest.  With minimal investment you can have salads that last over a week instead of days.  If you don’t have canning jars, you will need some of obtain some.  They can be purchased … Continue reading

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