2014: Preparedness & Survival Holiday Gift Guide (+ WIN $150 to Shop)

Let me help you out! Are you tired of lame gifts each year, or do you struggle with what to give? Anyways, I’ve got you covered. I’ve rounded up 30 of the most popular emergency preparedness & survival items that people can’t live without and compiled them together for you. All you need to do now is email […]

SWISS CHEESE CHICKEN: A Must-Have Meal for Your Freezer & Food Storage!


Wow! It’s been way too long since I’ve shared a recipe! You probably think I never cook (and depending on who you ask, you might be right ;) I may not have time to make a gourmet meal every night (or ever), but I can always whip up this Swiss Cheese Chicken in no time flat! […]

Food Brick and Water Brick Giveaway!


Food Brick and Water Brick Giveaway! Eartheasy.com has graciously agreed to sponsor a pre-Thanksgiving Giveaway to one of our loyal readers so they can get their food and water storage off the ground! Today you get the opportunity to win FOUR water bricks and FOUR food bricks! Water Brick The Water Bricks can hold up […]

Prepare to Celebrate A Christ-Centered Christmas This Year


I already have neighbors with their Christmas lights on, trees decorated, and shopping done (annoying over-achievers)! We get it! We can all see you and realize you are way more on the ball than the rest of us – at least me! Christmas used to be an exciting time, but since becoming a mom it’s slowly turned into […]

Growing Carrots: It’s Easier Than You Think!


Written by Mike the Gardener Carrots Are Easy to Grow at Home Carrots are a very popular vegetable to grow in most homes gardens.  You can eat carrots raw, steam them, and add them to stews and soups and so much more. Besides the ways you can consume carrots, they are easy to keep for long […]

How to Wear a Bullet Proof Vest Correctly


Ok, I get it! I wore the bullet proof vest all wrong in my post about them. I appreciate everyone’s concerns, emails, tweets, comments, etc… So before anyone decides to sue me (which by the way you won’t get much, unless you’re looking for debt), I thought I would share the CORRECT way to wear […]

Bullet Proof Vest: What You Should Know Before Getting One


Have you ever considered getting a bullet proof vest? Before running out and adding one to your stash, there are a few things you should know first. Why Would You Need a Bullet Proof Vest? You have enough to worry about with food, babies, and bills – so what would you need a bullet proof vest for? The […]

Are You Prepared for an Ebola Outbreak?


It was eye-opening to learn this week that I’m a lot closer to Ebola than I thought… My Relative –> Has a Co-Worker –>  that is the Boyfriend of an Infected Person. Hopefully, you could follow that, but if not don’t worry about it. The point is, we are all probably only a few people away (or less) […]

Top 10 Features of My Wonder Oven


Joyce from My Wonder Oven.com is here to let you know about these awesome energy-saving, non-electric slow cookers! The best part is she’s giving one away so be sure to enter below! In order to slow cook food, all you do is bring your food to a rolling boil for about 10-15 minutes and then quickly place it […]

Sleep in the Wild: Add FOXtail Hammocks to Your Bug Out Bag (+ Giveaway)


For those of you that know me, I love my sleep! I don’t function well without naps and at least 10 hours of sleep at night! I’m pretty sure I suffer from chronic fatigue, but I’m too tired to go see a doctor about it ;) Anyways, enough about my sleep addiction. I recently found […]

How to Grow Kohlrabi in Your Fall Garden


Written by Mike the Gardener I have purple Kohlrabi growing in my fall garden right now and I will be the first to admit that it is simply a vegetable that most people have never heard about.  In fact, I am yet to have a neighbor, even those that do garden, come over and know what […]

Win An All American Sun Oven!


The folks at the All American Sun Oven company are giving away a deluxe Sun Oven! The retail price of this set is $399! The All American Sun Oven is manufactured right here in the USA. The company stands behind their product. Globally, Sun Oven has worked to bring this off grid cooking solution to […]

CODE RED: Are You Prepared For Your Period?

Are You Prepared For Your Period? If your a woman, you need to read this now! PreparedHousewives.com #period #prepbloggers #emergencyprep

I created quite a buzz amongst Pinterest and my friends when I decided to challenge everything we’ve been taught about periods and introduce using menstrual cups instead. My favorite comment I received from that post was… “Thanks for not being afraid to speak-up and tell the world about menstrual cups. I can finally sleep at night knowing I’m prepared […]

Keeping Your Family Calm in an Emergency

3 Ways to Keeping Your Family Calm in an Emergency - Prepared-Housewives.com

Written By: Lee Flynn Dealing with an emergency is rarely easy, but you can make the process simpler by preparing in advance. Many families have no emergency plan in place. The unfortunate reality is that most people will experience an emergency situation at some point. Hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and even blackouts can leave your family […]

Coxs Honey Group Giveaway

Cox's Honey Giveaway!

Today we are hosting a Coxs Honey Group Giveaway so our readers will have a chance to win some raw, unfiltered, pure honey. Cox’s honey is sponsoring this giveaway today and we want to thank them for giving us this opportunity. Not only does their honey taste great, but here are 15 other ways you can […]