The #1 Most Common Email We Receive

Computer Backup, Jodi's Progress
My computer crashed and I lost everything ... I know you told us to back up our computers but I didn't ... Could you please resend my Food Storage Made Easy Binder file? And that is the part where we say "I told you so!!!". In our BabyStep Checklist program the VERY first thing we tell people to do is to have some sort of backup plan for their computer. This doesn't seem like a typical recommendation from a food storage/preparedness site, but it is the MOST common "disaster" that people have and it is absolutely devastating when it happens. To lose all of your work and school files, not to mention family pictures and videos ... it has happened to me and it is awful.  Well today I had…
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A Friendly Reminder from Jodi’s Husband

Computer Backup, Emergency Preparedness
Yes that's right, I finally convinced my husband (Mike) to write a guest post for us. YAY! I am so grateful for how supportive he has been with watching the kids while I work on the blog, helping me film videos, and listening to me talk non-stop about FOOD STORAGE. But I never thought I could convince him to actually POST on the blog until he had his own personal "emergency". Here is his story in his own words (he is writing about Mozy which is a service we recommend in our first BabySteps Checklist): When Jodi first told me about Mozy I thought it was a great idea ... for her. She could have her whole computer backed up online and it was only 5 bucks a month. She…
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Backup Your Computer with Mozy!

Computer Backup, Emergency Preparedness, Julie's Progress
Brought to you by Mozy's biggest fan - Julie! The one part of getting started that we haven't addressed until now is getting your computer backed-up. Chances are you have a lot of important stuff on your computer like financial documents, email, digital photos, music and more. Unfortunately, computers are vulnerable to hard drive crashes, virus attacks, theft and natural disasters, which can erase or destroy everything in an instant. I want to share with you my absolute favorite system for backing up files. It's an online back-up system called Mozy. There is a free version that gives you a limited amount of space, but I HIGHLY recommend Mozy Online Backup for $5.99/Month. Most of the time the free version of a website or program is good enough, but let…
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