Do you have emergency plans ready and set to go? Kids included?
Would the staples in your pantry feed your hungry household for a week?
How far could you stretch it?
Invest your time wisely! Be ready for the unexpected and inspired by many low- or no-cost supplemental projects inside this essential edition of Molly’s Money-Saving Digest!
This month’s special feature is:
You won’t always know when disaster is headed your way. But you can save your family from needless headaches, harm, and even hunger when you prepare NOW to survive the storm, fire, flood, or calamity that could come.
Are you equipped for an emergency?
It’s not exactly fun to think about—but it’s necessary. Does your family know what to do?
If you make provisions ahead of time, you can relax knowing that your family will have every opportunity to be cared for regardless of the unfortunate scenario.
Savor September and consider setting aside one weekend this month to focus on preparedness and to develop a plan for your family.
- Create an emergency preparedness plan that is suited for your family’s dynamics and location.
- Download your choice of crisis planning forms—prepared by the experts.
- Get your kids onboard with designing a disaster strategy—help them stay unafraid, calm, and focused during a critical situation!
Take a closer look inside this issue of Molly’s Money-Saving Digest:
Monthly Feature: Emergency Preparedness
Utilize basic ideas along with a list of great resources and informative links to be sure you are ready to meet with almost any emergency situation.
- A Well-Stocked Pantry. Make use of this basic primer consisting of the why, what, how, where, and when of stocking a pantry for your family. It makes so much sense!
- Driving This Winter? Be Prepared! Here’s a quick list for putting together a simple winter emergency kit for your vehicle. Possibly save the lives of your children!
- Pack a Backpack. Do you have a backpack stocked and ready for every member of your family?
- Start Your Preparedness Project Here. Which resources does Molly recommend? What’s her favorite book on the topic? Where can you find free downloadable details and advice?
Begin With the Basics—Cooking With Ground Beef: What should you know when shopping for this frugal kitchen staple? How can you get a lot more mileage from a pound of ground beef? Save time and money with some make-ahead meatball recipes!
On Sale This Month: Uncover some great deals and bargain prices and stock up on those canned goods for your emergency supply!
Tips and Tools for Organization: An emergency checklist could be a life saver! Print these out, complete them, and file them in your household planner.
Feather Your Nest Frugally: In keeping with this month’s theme, you’ll be glad you took the time to put together and tuck away these great grab-n-go mini kits for each member of your family. This is a great upcycled project for kids too.
In the Kitchen With Molly: Stock your kitchen with basic staples that enable you to make delicious meals under any circumstances. Get a week’s worth of great meals to see just how far you can stretch those staples. We’ve updated our format—now it’s easier and more economical to print these recipes!
Special Dates This Month: Thirty days hath September . . . and a lot of them are special! You’ll be sure to find something worth celebrating in this lengthy list!
Kids’ Corner—Creating an Emergency Disaster Escape Plan: When you plan ahead, your children will know immediately what to do in these adverse situations. Kids will follow directions to draw a family fire escape plan as well as a storm shelter plan.
Something Old, Something New: Turn that leftover wax from last month’s project into new jar candles. With step-by-step directions and lots of photos, you’ll get plenty of ideas to create your own versatile candles—ideal to use in emergencies or as nice gifts.
This Is My Story: Penny went from being a successful California businesswoman to a “no longer self-driven but love-driven” mother with eight children on a horse farm in Tennessee. Fortify your commitment to family as you consider her wise words and beautiful story!
Directory of Links: You’ll have easy access to all of the fantastic links worth saving in the back of this issue. It makes your Digest easier to use!
Every month Molly has a wealth of information & support to share in one easy-to-read, handy resource, for an incredibly low price! Discover for yourself all of the exciting and imaginative ideas Molly has to offer and wants to share with you—ideas that could save you big money and needless headaches!
You may need more than an umbrella to weather the storm . . . and your family is counting on your help!
Project Manager: Eleanor Joyce
Contributing Writers: Eleanor Joyce, Jennifer Sikora
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