"Can or bottle fruit and vegetables from your gardens and orchards. Learn how to preserve food through drying and possibly freezing. Make your storage a part of your budget. Store seeds and have sufficient tools on hand to do the job." (President Ezra Taft Benson)
We can do these things all year long. I like the part where he said, "make your storage a part of your budget."
Even the little things will add up, so we need to see them as putting coins in a piggy bank.
https://www.littlehouseliving.com/23-frugal-tips-from-the-great-depression-you-need-to-know.html - she always has great information.
We need to learn all the things we can to live more frugally. We need to stretch our dollars, especially now with the prices on everything going so very high.
Now is the time for seed saving in my part of the country. I have green beans that are drying seeds for next year.
Still working on tomatoes here...
Time to start thinking of gifts.... https://www.allfreeholidaycrafts.com/tag/Gifts-in-a-Jar
We are starting to get cold already, so time to get things winterized if you are in the north.
It is time in the north to be putting together a winter car kit. The Farmer's Almanac says we will be in for a rough winter.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TyihOEvJ8E - build a beginner's quilt to be warm, there are four classes just in time for winter and skill building.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YayeZcs3FsQ - part two
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7EdVJailUQ - part three
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPEY9VhSL6U - part four
Remember, do the best we can and that will be enough.
https://www.littlehouseliving.com/wprm_print/67515 - this would be a very yummy treat for this time of year.
Missy says pick some skills to build. Secretly she wants to spin on the babe spinning wheel which looks like a white x.
Gus said build your skills. He is attempting to learn how to be a sous chef.