Monthly Archives: January 2012

Emergency Kits – Gloves

“Emergency preparedness is a team sport,” Eric Whitaker   “Assessing, developing, attaining and sustaining needed emergency preparedness, response and recovery capabilities is a difficult task that requires sustained leadership …. There is a no silver bullet, no easy formula.” William … Continue reading

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Ev’s Sweet N’ Spicy Salmon Recipe

I love, LOVE salmon.  The trouble is, it’s rarely something I can afford, so I don’t eat it very often.  When I happen to find it on sale for less than $4 a pound, I will buy it, but I’m … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday – Friendship

The Arrow and the Song I  shot an arrow in the air, It fell to earth, I knew not where; For, so swiftly as it flew, the sight Could not follow in its flight.   I breathed a song into … Continue reading

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Emergency Kits – Tweezers

This week let’s add TWEEZERS to our first aid kits. via   I’ll be perfectly honest, I’ve NEVER bought a pair of tweezers before.  We own 3 pair, but that’s because they’ve come in first-aid kits I’ve bought.  I was … Continue reading

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FREE 28-Day Diabetes Meal Planner

It can be so difficult to make meal plans…even when you have a fridge and pantry full of food, sometimes it feels like there’s nothing to eat!  It’s even worse when you can’t have gluten, trust me. I would imagine … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Coconut Bread – Gluten Free

Ever since giving up gluten, I have had some major food cravings.   You know, for things like donuts, muffins, BREAD. That kinda thing.   Unfortunately, I haven’t found many homemade gluten free bread recipes that I’ve liked.  I’ve tried … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday – Patience

“If certain mortal experiences were cut short, it would be like pulling up a flower to see how the roots are doing.  Put another way, too many anxious openings of the oven door, and the cake falls instead of rising.” … Continue reading

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Make Your Own: Homeade Liquid Hand Soap

  I’ve always preferred liquid to bar soap, but honestly, I’ve always used bar soap because it’s cheaper.  Now that I have kids I’ve  found that they wash their hands much better with the liquid…it’s easier to squirt a little … Continue reading

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Emergency Kit – Scissors

“Despair is most often the offspring of ill-preparedness” Don Williams Jr   Isn’t that a great quote?  It’s so true… This week, we’re going to focus on adding  SCISSORS to our emergency/72-hour kits.   via   Now, typically when we … Continue reading

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2011 Quotes

Some of my favorite quotes from my  family last year: Buddy Boy:  “Mom, can I have milk?” Mom: No BB: Can I have juice? Mom: No BB: Can I have water?  Mom: No BB: Can I have slime? “You know, … Continue reading

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