What To Do When There Is No Medical Help

No medical help? My biggest fear is for other people when there is no medical help after a major disaster. I’m prepared to do many things, even stitches if I had to do them. I can use a splint to help with a broken arm. Please note, I am not a doctor, nurse or anyone in the medical field. I have learned to heal my own body. When I was young we never ran to the doctor for anything. My mother used a purple violet spray on strep throat. Did it work? Well, I’m still alive. I grew up in the age of chicken pox, measles, and even polio. Medicine has come a long way, some ways for the better and some ways not so great. Trust me, I am not against using any doctors, I just think we need to be prepared to take care of ourselves if the SHTF, it’s not if, but when.

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The Best Chocolate Chip Parfait Cookies

Have you ever heard of chocolate chip parfait cookies? I’m always on the lookout for a new recipe to make chocolate chip cookies. When I think of a cookie, the first one that I think about is chocolate chip cookies. The second one would be my pumpkin cookies. Have you ever been to Jacob Lake in Arizona? Well, they have the most spectacular camping area and the best cookies made in the world. You can tell by the parking lot and all the people sitting outside eating cookies on the benches and rock formations. It’s a halfway mark from southern Utah to Flagstaff, Arizona. They also have a gift shop and a restaurant. There are always lines of people waiting to buy their cookies. Who would guess we would pay for cookies when we can make them at home? These cookies are different.

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20 Items To Start Your Food Storage Plan

I am asked all the time, “how do I start a food storage plan?” Here’s the deal, you only have to start with a little rice, beans, some fruits, vegetables and some canned meats. Of course, we still need the basics to make bread, biscuits, and tortillas, I will list those items as well. I eat a bean burrito every day without cheese. I take a flour tortilla and add a scoop of beans and roll it up and eat it. If I have leftover veggies I throw them into my burrito.

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How To Make Homemade Playdough For Kids

Playdough is not just for kids. It’s about how to make homemade playdough for kids today. I have made this recipe for over 30 years for my daughters and my grandkids. I talked yesterday about making playdough being a vintage skill, pioneer skill or just one more plain skill to teach the next generation. This is a very easy and frugal playdough that all kids love to make. This recipe is not gluten free and you do not have to add food coloring or flavors, they are optional. I bet you can picture the kids molding playdough every day of the week and all you have to do is store the playdough in an airtight container to keep it soft and pliable. Baggies or pint jars work great! You can also make this playdough for birthday gifts and put different colors in pint mason jars placed in cellophane bags with a ribbon. I love homemade gifts!

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