Barb Hudson

inflation proof prepping

Inflation Proof Prepping: How to Balance Building Your Emergency Stockpile With Your Regular Bills

During times of financial strain and inflation, many struggle to balance emergency preparation with daily expenses. Drawing from personal experience during the 2008 recession, one can inflation-proof prepping without accruing debt through reevaluating priorities, smart shopping, do-it-yourself solutions, and community collaboration. Strategies learned in lean times can build a stockpile without ‘borrowing from Peter to pay Paul.’

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Smart Strategies: How to Get Your Employer to Pay for Emergency Preps

Can You Get Your Employer to Pay for Emergency Preps? Short answer…kind of, yes! Are you looking to build your emergency preparedness supplies without breaking the bank? You’re not alone! Many beginner preppers are on a tight budget but still want to be ready for any situation. One smart strategy is leveraging your employer’s contributions

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Ultimate Winter Car Emergency Kit: Be Prepared for Cold Weather

When it comes to winter driving, we face some unique challenges, from maneuvering through snow and ice to dealing with limited visibility and the possibility of road closures. But fret not! I’ll show you how to craft the ultimate winter car emergency kit to tackle these obstacles and keep you safe in harsh weather conditions.

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Organizing Your Prepper Pantry: A Stress-Free Approach

Organizing Your Prepper Pantry Are you a budget-conscious, self-reliant mom looking to conquer the chaos when it comes to organizing your prepper pantry? If you’ve ever felt the overwhelm of where to start or how to make your pantry work for you, this post is your lifeline for organizing your prepper pantry with ease. Join

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6 Mistakes When Starting a Budget Prepper Pantry

Avoid These 6 Mistakes When Starting a Budget Prepper Pantry

You know that feeling when you dive into something new, and suddenly, it’s like staring at a giant puzzle missing a few pieces? Yup, that’s how starting a budget prepper pantry feels—like figuring out the secret recipe to grandma’s cookies without the instructions. But hey, take a breather because we’re diving into the world of

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silica packet vs oxygen absorber for emergency food storage

Food Storage 101: Choosing Between Silica Packets vs Oxygen Absorbers for Prepping Success

When it comes to prepping, it’s super important to make sure your food is stored properly. That’s where silica packets and oxygen absorbers come in handy! These handy tools help keep your stored food fresh and tasty for longer. But hey, figuring out when to use which one can be a bit confusing, right? Don’t

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Inflation and your pantry

Extreme Inflation and Your Pantry: Stocking Up Wisely

Inflation and Your Pantry Times sure have been challenging lately, haven’t they? Inflation seems to be skyrocketing, and those grocery bills can feel like they’re competing in a high-jump contest. But fear not, my friends, because today, we’re diving deep into the topic of inflation and your pantry. Let me take you on a journey,

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Practical Steps for Budget-Friendly Prepping

Overwhelmed By All the Shiny Things Are you a budget-conscious prepper seeking practical ways to prepare for emergencies without spending a fortune? You’ve come to the right place! In this article, we’ll explore innovative and budget-friendly prepping ideas that I have learned over the years while living on an extremely tight budget. I get it,

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Overcoming Your Spouse's Resistance to Emergency Preparedness

Preparing for the Future: Overcoming Your Spouse’s Resistance to Emergency Preparedness

Understanding Their Concerns: Unveiling Your Spouse’s Resistance to Emergency Preparedness Today, we’re diving into a topic that hits close to home for many of us: how to go about overcoming your spouse’s resistance to emergency preparedness. I had my own experience with this when Aaron & I first started prepping. When it came to our

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