Emergency Preparedness for Cats and Other Pets [6 Tips]

Have you considered emergency preparedness for cats and other pets? Marty and I believe strongly in being prepared for emergencies. We’ve created bug-out bags for our family and put together food storage lists. While we’ve added cat food and litter to our supplies, we haven’t really prepared for emergencies for our cats beyond that. This post […]

5 Storm Preparedness Tips You Need to Know

September is storm preparedness month, so I’m sharing these storm preparedness tips with you before the storm hits your area. I’m sure you’ve seen those television programs where a big storm is coming, and everyone runs out and clears the store shelves of bread and milk. That’s how NOT to prepare for a storm. You […]

How to Understand Your Personal Finances

Are you one of those people that can recite their personal finance information at any time? Or do you secretly wonder how to understand your personal finances? If you’re at all like me, you’re at a bit of a loss when it comes to savings, retirement, and investment information. I mean, I know that saving […]

My All Time 5 Favorite Survival Reality TV Shows

Have you seen these survival shows on Netflix? One of my favorite ways to relax after a long day is by watching a few survival reality TV shows like Survivor. While I don’t enjoy most reality TV, I do love the survival shows where people are left in the wilderness to survive. Years ago, one […]

How to Choose the Best Gear For Summer Camping

Are you planning a trip to go hiking or to visit a campground this year? If so, you may be wondering how to choose the best gear for summer camping. Camping can be tons of fun whether it’s you and your spouse or the entire family. But, forgetting something important or failing to prepare can […]

9 Out of 10 Forest Fires are Caused by Humans

In 2014 there were 7,933 wildfires caused by lightning, but 55,679 wildfires caused by human error. I’m sharing these fire prevention tips in hopes that it will help. Living in the country, it’s not unusual to see campfires or people burning brush in their yard or in their fields. People have fires when they go […]

The Real Hidden Dangers of Online Advertising

Are we really anonymous? A scary thing happened to me last week. I was in the middle of getting ready for my business trip to San Francisco. I had just run to Walmart to fill my husband’s prescription and pick up a few trial size beauty products to take through security. I was checking my […]

Learn How to Pick Wild Apples the Right Way

If you already know how to pick wild apples the right way, you’ll want to head over to my Wild Apple Crumb Pie Recipe right now. If you’re not quite sure how to get started, keep reading and you can bake that pie later. Learn How to Pick Wild Apples the Right Way The area […]

Time Saving Gardening Tips

I love having fresh vegetables and beautiful flowers in my gardens. There is nothing that makes me happier than to know that I helped turn that tiny little seed into something pretty amazing. That said, gardening can be a very time intensive hobby. Your garden requires food, water, weeding, pollination and other care in order […]

Printable Pet Emergency Checklist

This post is sponsored by Hill’s. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Hill’s® Food, Shelter, & Love Program, but I only share information I feel is relevant to my readers. Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. is not responsible for the content of this article. My husband and I believe in being prepared for […]