Friday Challenges – March 2023

Posted on March 1, 2023
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Week #14 (March 24) – Map your neighborhood. Why? What would be the benefit? Who is in your area? Who would help in a time of crisis? What skills do people have? How you go about doing it is up to you. An example could be Neighborhood Watch and another example that Stuart suggested is here: There are some really good suggestions. Never thought about putting a hard hat and a pair of leather gloves under our bed however.

Week #13 (March 17) – Now that you have your inventory, make a 1-week meal plan that uses only ingredients that you have stored. Extra credit or following challenge: Make those meals for a week and decide if there are any modifications you want to make to your plan. (If you don’t have your inventory done, keep at it.)

Week #12 (March 10) – Cultivate your heart and mind with this helpful video from Sonja Corbitt.

Week #11 (March 3) – Access your risk-Referesh or make your evacuation bag. A BOB (72-hours or long term). For this area it would be forest fires. FIgure out what would cause you to have to leave your home. It could be a house fire, a tornado, or hurricane. A sample checklist for the 72-hour bag follows. If it is long term or permanent BOB it will be differentThe Ultimate List of Bug-Out Bag Essentials >


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