Category Archives: Life, Regardless

Bartering and Ministry in times of Crisis

As someone who has lived through multiple large scale disasters as well as worked and lived in a long term training replicating third world living conditions after a major disaster, I have a few points that I would like to throw … Continue reading

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Easy Chicken Shredding

Perhaps I am the last girl on the planet to learn this nifty trick, if so, be gentle in the comments! How many of you shred chicken? Whether we poach our chicken, grill our chicken or use a rotisserie chicken … Continue reading

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Homemade Pesto — Yeah, Baby!

Another first — I made homemade pesto last night!…and I mean the real deal, not a Knorr packet or some other such substitution with things in it that I struggle to pronounce.  (Don't get me wrong — I've made my … Continue reading

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Bug out Bag Part 2: A Practical list of Food & Water items to Include in your Bug out Bag

I am covering the below points from the following perspectives: You are going to be unable to get help from anywhere else but from the bag. You are going to need to live out of it for three days (72 … Continue reading

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Homemade Strawberry Syrup

It's strawberry season! I'm always looking for something new and yummy to do with the huge amount of strawberries in my fridge.  I love that Aldi has their strawberries for 99 cents a pint!  So…each time I go in, I … Continue reading

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How to Prepare an Emergency Bug Out Bag (Part 1)

Why you need a 72-Hour Bug Out Bag If you have to evacuate your home during a voluntary or mandatory evacuation, you probably won’t have time to think through what to pack, let alone locate all the essential items quickly … Continue reading

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Culturing Kefir

Ok, so have we established here that kefir is pretty good stuff to be eating on a daily basis?  Yes?  Good. Kefir's a living organism, so there are a few things to keep in mind before you get started — The … Continue reading

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I Can Can!

I DID IT!  Eons ago, I "helped" my mother can.  We canned green beans and tomatoes and peaches…and a myriad of things that I don't even remember.  She instilled a healthy fear in me of canning with a pressure cooker … Continue reading

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How to Use FEMA in Your Church Ministry

Once your church has decided to set up some sort of disaster ministry, one of the first things that I encourage your team to do is take several Federal Emergency Management ACT (FEMA) courses.  Like it or not, FEMA is the one in … Continue reading

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To Flare or not to Flare

In a crisis situation, flares are great items to have if you need to get some attention.  Yes, we've talked about needing a whistle to get attention, but I believe that a flare can be a great thing to have with you … Continue reading

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