Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s Market

We did it! Most cities around the US have Farmer’s Markets where you can go to purchase produce, meat, dairy, etc that is fresh and locally-grown. The prices are usually very reasonable and the items are fresh & delicious.  The only down-side is that the...
Food Storage

Food Storage

We did it! How Much? The LDS church recommends each family to have enough food for a whole year, but to at least start with a goal of 3 months. At about.com you’ll find a calculator to figure out how much food your family would need for a year.  If you’re just doing a...
Campfire Meals

Campfire Meals

We did it! Foil Dinners Simply choose some meat and veggies and wrap them in tin foil.  Then place them on the coals and a little while later you have a delicious meal. Dutch Oven Cooking If you mention a dutch oven at a boy scout meeting, the first thing you’re sure...
Service Meals

Service Meals

We did it! For Who? Families who… Just had a baby Have a family member who is sick, injured, or in the hospital Have had a recent death in the family May have a broken stove or are remodeling their kitchen What to Take It may be a good idea to call ahead and find out...
Grocery Shopping

Grocery Shopping

We did it! A trip to the store doesn’t have to be boring and it doesn’t have to be “Mom’s job”. Bring the family and make a day of it. Let the kids pick out nutritious treats that they will actually eat. Teach the kids about compromising and cooperation. Before You Go...
Gardening

Gardening

We did it! Starting with Seeds First, you’ll want to find out which zone you are in by entering your zip code. Then look below the map for your last frost free date. You can search for any vegetable, herb, or annual or perennial flower seeds on there and it will have...