Emergency Backup

A sad reader emailed me last week to tell me that her backup freezer had gone out and she’d lost all of her meat. Over 30 pounds of hamburger meat, 2 roasts, steaks, etc. It’s enough to make you cry! But we don’t cry at Girl Prepared, we buy. First …

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

One item that is quickly becoming hard to find is hair coloring. No wonder! If you are debating on whether or not to self-color, I vote maybe! Either way, you should get your supplies now before it’s too late. Revlon Colorsilk Buy HERE: https://amzn.to/3beFEwo Loreal Feria. Buy HERE: https://amzn.to/2XAZmyr Loreal …

What I’m Buying This Week

As long as I can afford to prep and what I need is available, I’m going to keep stocking my home. Here are a few of the things I’m putting in my Amazon cart. Sterilizing tablets Remember when you could just go to the store and buy Clorox wipes? Those …

Last-Minute Buys

Is the pandemic on the way out or are we just getting started? It’s hard to tell but one thing’s for sure, supplies continue to be hard to find. I’ve put together a few things that you can still order online if your supply closet is getting depleted. Napkins – …

More Stockpiling

Today I read a very disturbing news article that said Vermont has told big-box retailers such as Walmart, Target and Costco to stop selling non-essential items. The theory is that if people only go to the store for the essential, there will be less need to go to the store, …

The Importance of Sleep

Sleeping while the world comes unglued is tough, especially with everyone on lockdown. With the work/school disruption, our hours are askew and there’s plenty to keep us tossing and turning. But sleep is very important to your overall health. Sleep helps your body fight infection. It’s been scientifically proven that …

Bartering 101

Are you paying attention yet? President Donald Trump just announced the social distancing guidelines will remain in place until April 30th, and Dr. Fauci says the models are predicting 100,000 deaths. With people losing their jobs, cash may NOT be king. Bartering may be your ticket to the things you …