"The counsel to have a year’s supply of basic food, clothing, and commodities was given fifty years ago and has been repeated many times since. Every father and mother are the family’s storekeepers. They should store whatever their own family would like to have in the case of an emergency … [and] God will sustain us through our trials." (James E. Faust)
How are you doing on your skill building?
How are the prices in your area? Ours seem to go up by the minute, very costly.
I continue to research frugal things. It is harder when you pretty much are very frugal already.
https://www.littlehouseliving.com/price-we-pay-for-convience.html - this is good, I like her. We have talked before about convenience foods and doing things from scratch which really saves money.
https://retrohousewifegoesgreen.com/homemade-mixes/ - there are great things here, even a gluten-free baking mix.
https://www.littlehouseliving.com/10-mixes-that-should-be-in-your-pantry.html - I love her scone mix.
https://melissaknorris.com/podcast/frugal-mixes-that-cost-less-than-a-1-made-from-food-storage/ - I like this gal as well.
https://goodcheapeats.com/diy-baking-mixes/ - some ideas here.
https://thedollarstretcher.com/frugal-living/food/inexpensive-homemade-baking-mixes/ - lots of good info.
https://blog.preparedpantry.com/make-store-mixes/ - has helpful info.
https://extension.usu.edu/sanpete/files/Soup_or_Sauce_SOS_Mix.pdf - I love using this mix.
This is my favorite book. The whole book is one mix then all you can do with that one mix. Check your library to see if they can get it for you.
I also like the Make-A-Mix books, see if you can check them out too.
I have been doing a little cleaning...
This spot was perfect for putting these waffle irons and such.
I have a winding station for the yarns I spin. This works great. The stool was given to us.
I worked on clearing a better area for my surface of watercolor desk and the books.
I wove more on the dish towels and spun some more working on these skills.
I have been researching something, teaching myself a new skill on this inkle loom.
I am working on this cowl.
Building skills as I can while still doing regular chores and such. What skills are you working on?
Missy says make time to learn. She tries to fit it in between naps.
Tippy Longstockings says she should get paid for advertising Fareway on the bag with her cuteness.