Have you ever found yourself outside and realized you just didn’t dress properly for the weather you’re in? This happens more than you might expect, in fact, an average of over 1300 deaths per year occur due to “excessive natural cold” exposure (that’s how the CDC describes it, seriously). Here is a chart of the most recent data.
Day 12, here it is ! I sure hope you have your holiday in order, and just in case you don’t may I recommend you go to your nearest retail outlet and buy a gift card. This might be the ultimate cop out gift, and maybe you wont be “that person” who gives a gift card, but you might be … read more
This might be a touch cliche, but I am going to toss it into the list because this item is an important part of your 72 Hour Kit. Wool socks. Yep, you read that right, wool socks.
Wool is one of natures miracles. You can get it wet, dirty, and worn thin, and it will still keep you warm. Why … read more
For those who like to spend extra money for overnight shipping, you might still have some online shopping days left – for the rest of us, today is really cutting it close and if you want your gifts to be in the stocking or under the tree, I would suggest going local from here on out.
Some excellent options for … read more
Only 7 shopping days left until Christmas! Our first eight 72 Hour Kit stuffers have got you off to a good start with a wonderful variety of items for anyone’s bugout bag or get home bag.
Today we are suggesting one of the most versatile items every 72 Hour Kit should have – the Multi-tool. There are a few features … read more
Here is a handy little item that every 72 Hour Kit needs. A simple fire starter can save lives. When you are in the elements remember first to figure out shelter, then water, then food. Staying warm will keep you alive. What better way to stay warm than building a fire? Having the tools and skill to find proper fire … read more
The whole point of a 72 Hour Kit in the form of a “bug out bag” or “to go kit” is to be able to grab your pack at a moments notice and be off to some predetermined place that is more suitable to survival than your current location. While sheltering in place at home is often the best bet, … read more
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
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
Are 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