September Thrive Life Specials: A BIG deal

National Prep Month Sale

This month, Thrive Life is offering more specials than they ever have before in honor of National Preparedness Month.  They will have specials in three different categories: Food Rotation Systems These are the specials I'm most excited about as these systems rarely go below their already discounted price.  For example, a Harvest 72" (or Harvest 72" for #10 cans) costs $460 retail.  By shopping with me, you can typically get one for $270 or $265 (if you are on the Q).  But this month, it Continue Reading …

National Preparedness Month: Join Me!

National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month! Did you know that since 2004, September has been National Preparedness Month in the United States? September was chosen as National Preparedness Month, as the tragedies of September 11th, 2001 highlighted to the nation the importance of being prepared. There will be lots going on all over the nation / internet!  I will be posting about my experiences here during the month.  I will also be offering some fantastic discounts on e-prep products and Continue Reading …

Fire Escape Plan: 10 Min Preparedness Project

House Fire

Did you know that more than 3,400 Americans die each year in fires, and approximately 17,500 are injured?  (source: USFA) Fire is scary.  It can spread very quickly and cause horrible damage.  In less than 30 seconds a small flame can get completely out of control and turn into a major fire.  It only takes minutes for a house to fill with thick black smoke and become engulfed in flames.  (source: USFA) But the saddest part about all this is that many of these deaths and injuries are Continue Reading …

Five Tips to make the most of your Thrive Q

Tips for the Thrive Q

As your Thrive consultant (you can read why I only sell Thrive Food here), it is my goal to make certain that my customers (you!) get the best tools and information on using and purchasing Thrive Foods. As such, here are seven tips to help you make the most of your Thrive Q.  If you do not yet have a Thrive Q, you can learn more about this "set it and forget it" grocery or food storage shipment program here: "What is this thing called the Q?"  If you are ready to start a Q, you can do so Continue Reading …

Quick Golden Cornbread

Golden Cornbread

* Some links in this post are affiliate links meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may get a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on the link. Some links (those to Thrive Life) actually provide you with a discounted price. Thanks  for supporting me and my family in this way!  I only link to products I trust, have tried (or want to try) and highly recommend. Today's recipe is super simple since it uses the new Thrive Bakery line. I am really loving this line. The Continue Reading …

Healthy School Lunch Ideas (that are also a bit fun)

Healthy School Lunch Options

My Boys Are Gone... My sweet twin boys started 1st grade last week and I'm really struggling.  I miss them so much.  Kindergarten was no big deal, but this whole day....eat lunch at school thing is killing me.  I sobbed their first day.  They are gone ALL DAY.  I miss their hugs and excited faces and story time.  I just miss them.  No one told me it would be this hard. But I'm also excited for them.  It is so thrilling to see them grow and mature.  They are in a Chinese immersion Continue Reading …

Home Safety Checklist: 10 Min Preparedness Project

Home Safety Checklist

Home Safety Checklist I love checklists.  I love the feeling of crossing something off the list.  Yes, I am one of those people that will go back and add something to my list just so I can check it off! Well, today, I've made a list for you.  It is an important one.  It will help you make sure your home is as safe as it can be. Print it.  Then walk around your house and check things off.  If something is going to take more than 10 minutes to fix, simply write down when you will Continue Reading …

12 Reasons to Follow Me on Pinterest

Follow on Pinterest

Pinterest is an incredible platform that makes it possible to organize ideas!  I have loved Pinterest since the moment we "met."  Organizing is my thing!  And I have lots of ideas.  I find lots of ideas from all over.  But I'm not always able to IMPLEMENT all my ideas on the spot.  I need a place to store them for future use.  Pinterest allows me to do just that: to save all my ideas in an organized fashion. If you aren't on Pinterest yet, CHECK IT OUT!  You can find details on how it Continue Reading …

Package Sale: Save 34% on Thrive Fruit

Featured Thrive Food Package

This package is NOT available online at ThriveLive.com. Instead it must be purchased directly through a Thrive Life consultant (like me!), meaning a consultant must place your order for you. Access to deeply discounted packages is one of the benefits of knowing a consultant! Fruit Variey Pack: $126.99: 34% off Six #10 Cans THIS IS A GREAT DEAL! Just $21 per can! The average regular retail price for these fruits is $32! That is a savings of $11 per can. Freeze-Dried Raspberries (48 Continue Reading …

Food Storage French Toast

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French toast is adored at our house.  Yes.  Adored.  All six of us love it.  Everyone requests it for the birthday breakfast.  We often have it for dinner.  Overnight guests enjoy it for breakfast.  We might be addicted. This is one meal I know I need to be able to make anytime even if I've run out of eggs or forgot to buy the french bread or we are having difficult times financially and need to live off our food storage.  We MUST have french toast. And this 100% food storage french Continue Reading …