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#MotownMom’s Treat Yourself and Get a Discounted @Amazon #Prime with your EBT account

Try Prime Discounted Monthly Offering

– Prime is just $5.99/month for qualifying customers in select U.S. government assistance programs such as holders of the EBT card.
– Enjoy the benefits of Prime at almost 50% off the regular monthly price

Learn More

 

 

Find updated food pantries in Metro Detroit #motownmoxiemom

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  • Food banks and free food pantries in Detroit as well as Wayne County, plus other services Click here

If you have an exclusive food giveaway event coming up, please leave in the comments.

Plan Pray Parent Notebook – free download w/bonus #motownmom

The Plan Pray Parent Notebook was created to help you find Your way to success and happiness with your children, in your home, with your business and most importantly in yourself. 

BONUS

How to Love a Black Woman guide to rants, raves and self love 

What you will find inside:

The 3 principals in detail of Plan Pray Parent, plus ways to take note and make reminders to help you on your journey to success and happiness

DOWNLOAD NOW

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#Lawnguru is like Uber for your Lawn… Use my code “sylviarox5” for $5 discount #MotownMom (ad) www.lawnguru.co For more details, view here

Being a single mom in the city, it’s really hard to have a dependable person to cut your lawn, when you want it cut.

Now that my son is not around as much, it’s even more difficult and I can’t trust everyone to come out and do a good job.

So when I found the LawnGuru services through Amazon home and business services I was in like Flynn… (I actually don’t know what that means), but I was in love.

I downloaded the Lawnguru app from my Google Play services (because Androids rule) and then I added my property and a credit card. It was really simple. Since my lawn grows when it wants to, I wasn’t locked into a contract. I could step up a one time use when I wanted and then I requested service.

It really feels like Uber for lawn care because depending on the weather and my bank account, I can’t always cut the lawn.

Having this service assures me I can get the lawn cut when I need it cut and keeping my property looking good.

P.S. They also do snow removal also

I highly recommend this service and please use my code “sylviarox5” for $5’s off your next service.

For first time users, you can get $15 off your first request “OwkUnuxZIE”

Are you prepared for upcoming emergencies? #motownmom #homesteading

I know you barely have enough to pay the bills and you’re not looking for another worry, but when emergencies happen we want to be proactive and not reactive

I’m not a prepper expert or some homesteading genius, but I’ve always been on my toes.

Perhaps being from Detroit made me like this. I also would say growing up with my father also put a little of it in me.

I love this graphic and even though it’s for power outage it’s good for almost everything.
  1. From every paycheck I would take 5 to 20 dollars and use it on emergency food and supplies
  2. I kept a list on Amazon of emergency supplies and when I had built up a fund I could use it
  3. I had a bag with copies of emergency papers and cards. For immunization records I would ask them for a duplicate (most times I could get them for free upon asking).
  4. There was always a go bag near the set of emergency papers. The kids knew if there was ever an emergency grab the bags and get out of the house.
  5. I had a pantry where at the bottom was the emergency food and medicine so I could do a FIFO and continually use it so it wouldn’t go bad.
  6. Dry packs and Ziplocks are life. Get them and put them in your emergency places to make sure your good, paperwork and supplies stay dry.

The picture above is just to get you started. Start with short term (72 hours) and then push it to six months, one year and finally a 3 to 5 year plan. This isn’t going to be something you can do over night. It took be about a good twenty years to really have a good five year plan and that includes extra land I could go to, a portable solar powered solution and I’m even going to invest in a fallout/panic room where I say and solar back up on my home.

Initially, if you can’t go with a large solar generator, you can always start with a smaller battery your car can charge or get a smaller battery rechargeable battery (at least 100w), and then an inverter that your solar panels can plug into as well.

This battery takes electrical and solar input. It’s enough to charge a laptop and phones, possibly a low powered cPap and keep a mini desk refrigerator running for about 8 hrs.

https://amzn.to/3BXhmWfhttps://amzn.to/3BXhmWf

I like the two AC plugs the most because most units this size only come with one.

How many of these items do you have in your house right now?

Happy preparing for emergencies

Become A Member of the Detroit People’s Food Co-Op #motownmom

DPFC & KAN Books Co-Op Member Mama Hanifa Adjuman Speaking during DPFC Annual Meeting 2019.
For the past several years there has been a movement to change the culture of food in the city of Detroit. Food sovereignty. What does it look like to own what you eat and not have your food be controlled by outside forces? What does it mean to not only be a headcount in a community meeting but a decision maker on what actually happens in the spaces that impact us most like where we get our food.
Early DPFC Meeting December 2015 @ Red Door Digital. Photographer: Jamii Tata.
Today is a great day to affirm sovereignty in our food system. Become a member of the Detroit People’s Food Co-Op or donate to create an opportunity for another Detroiter to become a member as we move us closer to being a city with a community controlled and owned grocery store in the North End neighborhood of Detroit.

Rendering of the Detroit Food Commons where the Detroit People’s Food Co-Op Grocery Store will Live. Rendering by Russell Baltimore of Baltimore Design.

To join, please visit: https://detroitpeoplesfoodcoop.com/register/. To donate, visit: https://detroitpeoplesfoodcoop.com/contact/. For support with the application, questions on payments or to hear from another co-op member please email: kanbooks@knowallegiance.org.

*The Detroit People’s Food Co-Op is an independent organization. Know Allegiance Nation and KAN Books are partners that support DPFC. All words and sentiments above are representative of Know Allegiance Nation. Learn more about DPFC here: https://detroitpeoplesfoodcoop.com/about-us/.

Find updated food pantries in Metro Detroit #motownmoxiemom

Related image

  • Food banks and free food pantries in Detroit as well as Wayne County, plus other services Click here

If you have an exclusive food giveaway event coming up, please leave in the comments.

Plan Pray Parent Notebook – free download w/bonus #motownmom

The Plan Pray Parent Notebook was created to help you find Your way to success and happiness with your children, in your home, with your business and most importantly in yourself. 

BONUS

How to Love a Black Woman guide to rants, raves and self love 

What you will find inside:

The 3 principals in detail of Plan Pray Parent, plus ways to take note and make reminders to help you on your journey to success and happiness

DOWNLOAD NOW

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.

#MotownMom’s Treat Yourself and Get a Discounted @Amazon #Prime with your EBT account

Try Prime Discounted Monthly Offering

– Prime is just $5.99/month for qualifying customers in select U.S. government assistance programs such as holders of the EBT card.
– Enjoy the benefits of Prime at almost 50% off the regular monthly price

Learn More

 

 

Are you prepared for upcoming emergencies? #motownmom #homesteading

I know you barely have enough to pay the bills and you’re not looking for another worry, but when emergencies happen we want to be proactive and not reactive

I’m not a prepper expert or some homesteading genius, but I’ve always been on my toes.

Perhaps being from Detroit made me like this. I also would say growing up with my father also put a little of it in me.

I love this graphic and even though it’s for power outage it’s good for almost everything.
  1. From every paycheck I would take 5 to 20 dollars and use it on emergency food and supplies
  2. I kept a list on Amazon of emergency supplies and when I had built up a fund I could use it
  3. I had a bag with copies of emergency papers and cards. For immunization records I would ask them for a duplicate (most times I could get them for free upon asking).
  4. There was always a go bag near the set of emergency papers. The kids knew if there was ever an emergency grab the bags and get out of the house.
  5. I had a pantry where at the bottom was the emergency food and medicine so I could do a FIFO and continually use it so it wouldn’t go bad.
  6. Dry packs and Ziplocks are life. Get them and put them in your emergency places to make sure your good, paperwork and supplies stay dry.

The picture above is just to get you started. Start with short term (72 hours) and then push it to six months, one year and finally a 3 to 5 year plan. This isn’t going to be something you can do over night. It took be about a good twenty years to really have a good five year plan and that includes extra land I could go to, a portable solar powered solution and I’m even going to invest in a fallout/panic room where I say and solar back up on my home.

Initially, if you can’t go with a large solar generator, you can always start with a smaller battery your car can charge or get a smaller battery rechargeable battery (at least 100w), and then an inverter that your solar panels can plug into as well.

This battery takes electrical and solar input. It’s enough to charge a laptop and phones, possibly a low powered cPap and keep a mini desk refrigerator running for about 8 hrs.

https://amzn.to/3BXhmWfhttps://amzn.to/3BXhmWf

I like the two AC plugs the most because most units this size only come with one.

How many of these items do you have in your house right now?

Happy preparing for emergencies