National Preparedness Month and the SEVEN DAY CHALLENGE

7 Day Challenge
Welcome to September! In case you didn't know, September is National Preparedness Month, so you will probably be hearing lots about it on all of your favorite food storage and emergency preparedness blogs. Today we wanted to introduce you to a little fun activity that we do each September and invite you to join us and participate. Back in 2009 Julie and I got this crazy idea that we should do a little "fire drill" and one day just email all of our readers and tell them a big "emergency" happened that we would all work through together. As we thought about how we could do this, we eventually came up with the idea to do a 7 Day Challenge in conjunction with National Preparedness Month. The Challenge became a…
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Emergency Preparedness Month MADNESS!

7 Day Challenge, Emergency Preparedness
You may remember last September we celebrated National Emergency Preparedness month by hosting our FUN 7 DAY CHALLENGE. Well some of us thought it was fun... others (who actually participated) may not have. Starting on a surprise day ... for 7 days, we had a new emergency to survive with only things we already had stored in our house. Julie was 8 months pregnant and didn't appreciate all the things we put ourselves through, but hey, we learned a lot and are almost recovered enough to do it all again. We use email to communicate each of the day's challenges so make sure to sign up below. This also indicates your commitment to participating in this year's challenge! Remember that building a Food Storage is a PROCESS, so don't get…
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EXTRA EXTRA – DON’T FORGET!

7 Day Challenge, Emergency Preparedness
We hope you have had a great summer and are getting ready for a great and exciting fall. The Seven Day Challenge is almost here. Remember the Seven Day Challenge is where we will find out just how prepared we really are for an emergency! Coming on a surprise day in September, each day during The Challenge you will receive an email informing you which utilities and/or food items you will have access to. So you don’t have to wait until a true to emergency to find out if you are ready! We want to remind everyone of the Wondermill Hand Grinder giveaway going on. When you sign up for the Challenge you are automatically entered, and for each friend you refer to the Seven Day Challenge, you get an…
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