Tag: Self-Reliance


This is the week to TAKE STOCK of our 72-hour kits. After an emergency, you may need to survive on your own for several days. First responders will be over-whelmed and basic services are often unavailable. In some scenarios, you will need to evacuate… Continue Reading “TAKE STOCK – WEEK 13”


When a disaster strikes, (hurricanes, tornados, and ice storms are the most common in this area) it takes time for emergency responders to locate and assist those affected. In such a situation, you and your family will need to rely on yourselves, and the… Continue Reading “TAKE STOCK – WEEK 12”


The daffodils are up, the forsythia are in bloom, Spring will cascade upon us quickly.  It is time to start thinking about gardening. I know some are still under snow but really: it’s time to start making plans and gathering supplies. This week, let’s… Continue Reading “TAKE STOCK – WEEK 8”


Self-Reliance & Technology

I have been working on one aspect or another of self-reliance and preparedness most of my adult life. The difference in what I’ve been able to accomplish the past couple of years compared to previous times (besides having Oscar here to do the heavy… Continue Reading “Self-Reliance & Technology”

A Continuing Journey

Welcome to Two Chickens Homestead! I have been blogging for a little more than ten years as My Provident Journey but it was time for a change. Throughout the past year, I have come to realize the My Provident Journey blog no longer fit… Continue Reading “A Continuing Journey”

Worthwhile Goals for Anyone

No One Can Do it All

One of the most useful discoveries I’ve made in my journey toward self reliance is that I can’t do it all but every little bit I can do or learn will make a big difference. As long as I continue to put one foot… Continue Reading “No One Can Do it All”

Priorities of Preparedness

A week or so ago, I mentioned I had been wrestling with what to work on to bring my lapsed preparedness efforts up to snuff. We are in a bad patch in this country. The past several months have been filled with societal and… Continue Reading “Priorities of Preparedness”