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About thecraftyprepper

We are two friends who are always trying to find new ways to save money, take care of our families, and prepare for the future, all while remembering to have fun!

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

I was craving some tomato soup today and didn’t have any. So, I decided to try to make some. I thought surely it would be easy to find a simple recipe online. I had plenty of cans of diced tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Fighting the stinky feet!

I don’t know if any of you can relate to this but my hubby’s work boots are kinda stinky. Ok, a little more than kinda but I’m trying to be nice. 😉 Ok, a LOT more than stinky but I’m … Continue reading

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Honey, Lime, Chili Chicken

This wonderful chicken recipe is my go-to when my family is hungry and I just don’t want to have to think. It’s super easy and everyone loves it! In my house, that is a big deal! I came up with … Continue reading

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Eeeek!!! The prepper thing I should have thought of…

I’m such a newbie when it comes to prepping. I want to share a very important lesson with you. B and I, along with our families, talk about prepping quite a bit. It’s nice having another family to share thoughts … Continue reading

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Leftover coffee is yummy!

I happen to love those lovely little pre-bottled iced coffees they sell at the grocery store or the convenience store. I do not, however, happen to love the PRICE of those lovely little bottles. They are my once-in-a-while splurge. At … Continue reading

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Our new logo

I would like to introduce all of you to “The Funky Chicken” This is our new mascot/logo. It took a while for us to find something we liked but, B’s DD made this and it’s perfect. He is unique, just … Continue reading

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Homemade Fire Starter

My awesome friend, B, gave me this incredible idea for homemade fire starters. I love this for several reasons: They recycle items that would otherwise just end up in the trash. They are easy. And, they work! So, here ya … Continue reading

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What to do with those potato peels !

I dislike wasting anything more than I have to. When you peel potatoes do you put them in your compost or just simply throw them away? Putting them in the compost is a responsible act, if you garden, but if … Continue reading

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Dried mushrooms may save the world! Prepping on a dime.

Ok, dried mushrooms may NOT exactly save the world but it’s a start! What do I mean by that? Well, if you are like me, and you want to do your best to have your family prepared in case of … Continue reading

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Welcome and Hello

I see my fellow blogger has been busy sharing her yummy concoctions and helpful ideas. We are very excited to share our knowledge, through trial and error…lol, with each of you! J and I look forward to sharing and helping … Continue reading

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