Tag Archives: Emergency Prep

900 lbs and a New Solar Oven!

We reached 900 lbs the first week of November. That’s 100 lbs shy of half a ton! It’s several hundred pounds more than last year, and we’ve still got a few sparse broccoli, carrots, cabbage, onions and beets to pick. There … Continue reading

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Be Sun Savvy Contest – September 2012

Be Sun Savvy Contest – September 2012. I just saw information on this tonight and thought I’d share that there is a contest going on this month each week to win a ready made sun oven, or other interesting prizes. … Continue reading

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Between Some Rock and a Hot Place

Since I’ve known about them, I’ve loved the concept of masonry heaters. These don’t seem to be all that common in the US, but are becoming more popular. It centers a fireplace in the middle of a home, works by … Continue reading

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Emergency Stove and Humdinger Update

If the topic of emergency stoves and camping gear doesn’t light your fire, that’s alright. Back in May of this year I addressed emergency stoves and thought it was time for an update. In my May post, in addition to … Continue reading

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Tornado Debris: A Reminder to Prep Better

Yesterday afternoon we heard the weatherman say a tornado was on the ground some blocks south of us, so we quickly got Ellie, a flashlight, a weather radio, and a couple of chairs and headed to our root cellar. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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