12 Days of Prepared-mas: Day 5

Okay moms and dads, this one will keep your young one busy for hours, maybe even days.  I know my youngest can work  through an entire Saturday if allowed.

Paracord – this extremely versatile product comes in premade designs and colors, and often you can find keychains, lanyards, bracelets, necklaces and more.  Have a favorite sports team or social cause? read more


12 Days of Prepared-mas: Day 6

I feel like a kid in a candy store when I have the chance to pour over the many preparedness items available today.  The internet and other modern technologies make research, shopping, and finding great products easier than ever.

I might have a flashlight problem.  A recent inventory of just the main living areas of my home revealed that I … read more


12 Days of Prepared-mas: Day 3

ddg_searchAre you excited for day 3 of Prepared-mas? I am!  Let’s keep this short and sweet: open your browser and search engine of choice and type “Credit Card Tool” – or you can just click on that picture on the left. 🙂 

Enjoy your shopping experience!  see you tomorrow for our next suggestion.

On a separate note, you might notice read more


12 Days of Prepared-mas: Day 4

Alright folks, the big day is just around the corner – only 11 shopping days until Christmas.  These stocking stuffers are sure to please the prepper in your life, and if you are not a prepper yet, this might be the exercise that gets you serious about becoming better prepared.

Today I recommend a small, portable first aid kit for read more


12 Days of Prepared-mas : Day 1 1

Holiday gift shopping is stressful, especially when you are trying to stuff that stocking with something cool and usable.  Never fear! We have put together 12 days of stocking stuffer ideas to help you out.  These prepper items are not only great gift ideas, they are also very useful and a good addition to your 72 Hour Kit, Get read more


NPM19 Flooding happens in a Flash

Some flooding information from FEMA

Floods are one of the most common hazards in the U.S. They can be local, impacting a neighborhood or very large, affecting multiple states. Thousands of residents in Boulder, CO and nearby towns were recently forced to evacuate after days of heavy rainfall caused mudslides and flash floods. If a flood is developing in your … read more


NPM18 Spread the Word

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Chances are, if you are reading this article, you already have an interest in preparing for enevitable events.  You may have used the event risk analysis worksheet, the 72 Hour Kit checklist, and the Family Emergency Plan worksheet with ICE cards.

The Step To Prep I have for you today is … read more