• Officially Fall: Preparations Continue (Freezer/Pantry)

    It is officially Fall 2020. I ordered and received my new festive t-shirt to get on board with all the excitement. I didn’t realize, but so many consider fall an opportunity to re-start. Similar to The New Year. For me, the change of season is welcome but I feel more like the start of tying up loose ends than fresh start when fall rolls around. To that end, my Fall 2020 Preparation continues so I thought I’d jump back on here and share the next step of what has turned into quite a phased project: Rounding out the freezer and pantry with essentials for just in case. I’ve said it…

  • Preparing for Fall 2020: Household Essentials

    I’m coming to realize that Fall is hot on our heels – and my plan for preparedness isn’t quite complete. But it’s coming along as quickly as resources (time and money) will allow. I’ve been living by the rule of “back-ups” for a long while where household essentials are concerned. What I mean is that for most household essential items (hygiene products, too! But that’s another post for another time), I’ve liked to keep a back-up in the closet. Then, when I run out of what I’m currently using I can just grab my back-up and put another on the monthly delivery order list. I want to be clear here…

  • Preparing for Fall 2020: Medicine Cabinet

    As you are aware, I’ve been busy preparing for Fall 2020…as best I can among all the uncertainty we face. This past week I made the time to go through our medicine cabinet. After tossing anything that was expired I took inventory of what we had on hand and returned everything worth saving in an organized fashion. This gave me a better idea of what needs purchased before we get to cold/flu/corona season. Corona Season. It’s going to be a ‘thing’ now, yes? The pandemic gave me the extra nudge to get this done but I think it’s wise to ensure medicine cabinets are appropriately stocked before illness strikes anyway.…