January Goals

Simplify

Your goal this month is to simplify. That’s it. Just. Simplify. Stuff costs more than money People are beginning to recognize the emotional, spiritual and financial weight of consumerism. That is why there is a surge in blogs, Facebook pages and websites that encourage and extol minimalism and non-consumerism. There are several ways to meet…

Set Your Goals for Year

Jaunary is the month of new beginnings and fresh perspective. This is the month to evaluate how well you did last year and map out what you want to accomplish in the year to come. In other words, let’s set some goals for this year. Personalize Your Goals I’ve made a list of goals for…

Set a budget

Setting down a budget is the first step to getting a Preparedness Plan in place.   In theory… In theory budgeting is pretty simple: just don’t spend money you don’t have. Easy enough to say. But what exactly does a good budget look like? There are some good guidelines to setting a family budget. The…

Pressure can a turkey, soups or beans

Remember back in November when turkeys were on sale for a ridiculously low price? You bought a a couple extras, didn’t you? A 28-lb turkey will yield about 7 qt jars of meat plus 7 pts of broth. That’s a lot of ready-to-heat meals from one turkey. But what if you didn’t buy any extra…