The Hard Times Handbook by Sarah Autry
We are living in precarious times
All around us we see homes in foreclosure, unemployment and tent cities. People who have worked hard all of their lives are suddenly at risk. People who thought it couldn't happen to them, are finding themselves without a roof over their heads or anything to put in the cooking pot. Maybe they don't even have a pot!
You don't have to be a victim of hard times. No matter what your situation, you can ease your way through it with a little common sense and the help of this book. 338 pages of advice on living with in your means even if your means are very small. How to stretch the dollars you have and make some dollars if you don't have any. The cookbook portion contains over 200 pages of low cost recipes. Learn how to prepare a meal for four for $5.00 or less, how to substitute ingredients, how to bake from scratch without a recipe, creative use of leftovers, preparing basic bulk recipes for many meals and making foil food packets.
You will learn how to obtain things your family needs for little or no money. Have fun when you're broke. Entertain your friends or your children for pennies. Make gifts, cleaning products and beauty supplies for almost nothing. Forty creative ways to make money. Check out the many alternative living arrangements. Protect yourself and your family.
You can survive anything from unemployment, a natural disaster to a complete economic meltdown. Find out where to go for help. What to do when help isn't coming. What to do when you lose your home. How to put a shelter over your head, find food and stay warm. In a worst case scenario, How to set up a camp and supply it with equipment you make yourself, build a fire, find water and purify it, hike your way out of trouble, hunt, fish and trap.
Just owning this book will make you feel more secure.
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