Welcome to the first Monday Musings of 2013, where we cover blog updates, and other interesting links I happen to find. First, the blog updates.
More giveaways planned this year. We held a few giveaways last year that turned out well, so this year I hope to do at least one giveaway a month. I already have one for this week, so come back and check it out later today.
Are you receiving blog email updates? If you subscribed to receive emails of new articles, please let me know if you are receiving anything at all – a couple of readers mentioned it is not working properly. I have been trying to find out what is causing this but have not been successful so far. Thank you for your patience.
New project this year: brewing beer at home. Mr. Apt Prepper wants to try brewing beer at home. I thought it would require a lot of space, but this site shows it can be done in an apartment. It sounds easy enough, and it would be a neat skill to acquire. When we do try it, I will keep you posted.
It’s never too early for garden planning. It’s only the beginning of January but now is a good time to start thinking about what to plant. See No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers
Beware of the flu. This year the flu season seems more severe than previous years with a few fatalities already occurring. Take steps to protect yourself, and if you catch it, stay home and get some rest. Here’s a good article on natural remedies: How to Treat the Flu Naturally with Herbs.
“Taking a beating” on pink slime USDA internal discussions indicated they have taken a beating from the media It’s not hard to figure out why.
Take care and have a great week everyone!