How to Survive a 3 Day Power Outage

How to Survive a 3 Day Power Outage

It’s easy to forget how dependent we have become on electricity until we lose power. In this article, learn more about how you can prepare now to cook, stay warm, maintain communication with others, and more in the event of a power outage.

My Two Favorite Powerless Cooking Tools

My Two Favorite Powerless Cooking Tools

Chances are you cook something most every day in your family, am I right?  And if I had to guess, I’d say it is pretty likely that you use electricity to do so.   Do you know how you would continue to cook if you were to lose power to your home, neighborhood, or...
A Homemade Space Heater That Works!

A Homemade Space Heater That Works!

I’d seen a few ideas for a homemade space heater floating around Pinterest and Facebook.  I’d heard mixed reports from various people and I wanted to find out if they actually worked. So, I tried a few different methods and options. The slow cooker method...
The Best Powerless Laundry Solution

The Best Powerless Laundry Solution

I’ve wanted to decide on a powerless laundry option ever since I lived on our stored water for a few days.  But I didn’t want to invest in something, put in in my closet and then just pray and hope it would work when the time came.  I wanted to make sure...
Living Without Electricity, A Hands-On Experience

Living Without Electricity, A Hands-On Experience

I turned off our electricity for 48 hours this week as one of my challenges for National Preparedness Month.  And once again, just like with my Living Without Running Water experiment, I learned a lot!     If you joined me in the challenge or have experiences of you...