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How To Dehydrate Apricots – 6 Simple Steps

How To Dehydrate Apricots – 6 Simple Steps

How To Dehydrate Or Dry Apricots: I’m not a cook, but I really try and eat healthily. Although my cooking skills leave a lot to be desired, I make a mean batch of dehydrated apricots. I love drying apricots because I can control the sugar content. I hate buying...

2 Week Emergency Food Supply List

2 Week Emergency Food Supply List

How To Build a 2-Week Emergency Supply Of Food Having a well-stocked pantry is key to building a 2-week emergency supply of food for the next natural disaster. Creating an emergency supply list is a great way to prepare yourself and your family for the next flood,...

Best Foods For Your 72-Hour Kit:

Best Foods For Your 72-Hour Kit:

Best Foods For Your 72-Hour Kit: It is time to redo my 72-hour Food Kits. It isn’t my favorite chore of the year, but I do like knowing I have enough food and water to last if a natural disaster happens. Bug-out-bags or 72-hour kits are designed to keep you alive for...

How To Make 200 Dollars Fast

How To Make 200 Dollars Fast

8 Simple Ways To Make 200 Dollars Fast There is nothing worse than realizing that you just don’t have enough money to make it until your next payday. Or there are weeks when you have an unexpected expense and really, really don’t want to reach for your credit card to...

40+ Money Saving Tips For Moms

40+ Money Saving Tips For Moms

40+ Tips For Saving Money As A Stay At Home Mom Saving money as a stay at home mom is the key to successfully budgeting to living on one income.  Although I work part-time, we do our best to only live on one income so that we can use my income for paying off our home...

Best DIY 72-Hour Kit

Best DIY 72-Hour Kit

What To Include In Your 72-Hour Kit: I believe in being prepared for natural disasters, man-made disasters and pretty much anything else that could happen. I'm realistic enough to know that I can't prepare for every potential disaster, so I've chosen to focus on...

5 Tips To Help You Save For A House In 6 Months

5 Tips To Help You Save For A House In 6 Months

How To Save For A House in 6 Months: Do you dream of becoming a homeowner?  You can probably picture the perfect home in your mind right now and are dreaming of someday taking that step. Saving for a house is a big deal. I’ve purchased two houses in my life and every...

How To Store Water for Emergency Situations

How To Store Water for Emergency Situations

How To Store Water for Emergency Situations I live in Phoenix, which means it is hot 80% of the year and the rest of the year it is just mild. This means that if there is ever a natural disaster or emergency, water is going to be the most important item for survival....

7 Thanksgiving Decorations Under Ten Dollars

7 Thanksgiving Decorations Under Ten Dollars

7 Thanksgiving Decorations Under Ten Dollars Thanksgiving only comes around once a year so it’s important that we give it the celebration it deserves. It’s the time of year when we take a few minutes to be grateful for what we have and for those around us. What better...

20 Creative White Elephant Gifts Under $25

20 Creative White Elephant Gifts Under $25

20 Creative White Elephant Gifts Under $25 If you find yourself invited to a white elephant gift exchange, this is your go-to guide for creative gift ideas priced under $25. Ranging from goofy and silly to practical and useful, you're sure to find a gift on this list...

10 Steps For Starting A Small Business

10 Steps For Starting A Small Business

10 Steps For Starting A Small Business: A few years ago Aaron and I made a very poor business decision and lost $55,000 (yes, you read that right).  We were incredibly stupid.  I was cleaning up some old posts and thought you guys may enjoy reading about my stupidity....

6 Simple Ways To Make Money On Facebook

6 Simple Ways To Make Money On Facebook

Guest post From Logan Allec With Money Done Right 6 Ways to Make Money on Facebook You probably don’t think of checking Facebook as a productive habit, but did you know that the platform offers a number of ways for people to make money? This is a great option for...