On Your Own
Yogurt lowers cholesterol, boosts the immune system, helps with lactose intolerance and is rich in calcium and protein. Eating yogurt can spare many trips to the doctor and add 10 extra years to life. Making your own yogurt is much less expensive and better for you because you can control what is put into it.
When I was 8 years old, my family experienced a power outage that lasted for three days as the result of a storm. For the most part, life went on like nothing had happened, but my parents were forced to deal with a teenage girl and two young boys whose motto became, “I’m bored!”
What if a natural disaster, food and water contamination, or any other type of emergency disrupted your life? Do you have the essentials for you and your family to survive? I challenge you to evaluate how prepared you really are and recommit yourself to getting more prepared in the year 2013.
The other day, I received an opinion piece from one of our writers that discussed the 2nd Amendment. In it, she made many of the same mistakes made by a lot of liberals. I realized I couldn’t let it go without weighing in on the issue. I want you to read her piece and mine and then get in on this argument.
Make a New Year’s resolution this year that could end up saving your life or keeping your friends and family safe in the face of disaster: Become a prepper.
If you are traveling to a relative’s house this holiday season, be sure to have a car kit ready and safely tucked away under a seat just in case you end up in bad weather and need extra items to stay safe and warm.
There have been many natural disasters in recent history that have required people to leave their homes in order to preserve life and safety. Most recently, the East Coast was forced to deal with Super Storm Sandy. So what makes an evacuation successful?
Christmastime is approaching once again, and another year is coming to an end. Gift giving is a tradition, so why not give practical gifts that our loved ones can use year-round. I give practical preparedness items to my friends, family and loved ones every year.
Have you been paying attention to the news lately? Have you seen where your rights are being flushed down the toilet on a daily basis? We no longer have the basic freedom to keep our private life private.
The holiday season is upon us once again. The holidays are a time to be with our families and reflect on how thankful we are for our many blessings. Having an attitude of gratitude is the first step to living a fulfilled life.