Am I the only one who started to think about prepping because of the crazy year we had in 2020? If you want to hear a homeschool mom’s perspective on how common-sense prepping helped their family through several emergency situations, then listen in on my chat with Karen Morris. She has great suggestions for getting started – even with little time, a small space, and a tiny budget!
Welcome to the show notes for Episode #106 of the Homeschool with Moxie podcast!
As a former classroom teacher, now homeschooling mom of five, I love to equip and encourage other homeschooling families.
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Misconceptions About Prepping
In this conversation with Karen, she tells her own family’s story about how prepping has helped them through some emergencies and other stressful situations. She’s a homeschool mom who has learned how to make it work. Here are some of the common misconceptions we discussed:
- we don’t have enough space
- prepping is for guys
- it costs too much
- it takes too much time
- your kids can’t participate in the prepping
Karen also shares a huge list of practical things your kids can do to help with the prepping.
How to Get Started with Prepping
Here’s a tour of Karen’s storage room
How can we start small?
- take inventory of what you already have – you probably have more than you think
- learn to cook from scratch – take a look at GNOWFGLINS
- stock your car
Listen in to learn about the differences between Short-Term and Long-Term Food Storage and which type you should focus on first.
Look into Azure Standard
Did you catch the little trick that was mentioned in this episode that will allow you to purchase food for one year for just $160 per person?
Check out Karen’s book on Amazon – A Year Without the Grocery Store & download free printable copies of the recipes from her book
Karen’s site: A Year Without the Grocery Store
Get access to The Fast & Easy Food Storage Solution Guide: Learn how to create up to 2 weeks of food storage meals in 20 minutes….without spending a dime on extra food.