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
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
There is a good chance you work outside your home. For those who are fortunate to work at home, you can consider this a reminder to have your To Go Bag, or Bug Out Bag (BOB) ready for the next event you face.
What would you do for food, warmth, water, etc. if you were trapped, or otherwise detained at … read more
When faced with a power outage, or when using a generator for remote power, be sure to stay safe.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) offers the following cautions on the use of gas-powered generators and other tools:Shock and Electrocution
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72 Hour kit – to-go-bag, bug-out-bag, grab bag, ready bag … a bag by any other name is still your bag, baby!
The focus of your 72 hour kit, along with your 72 hour plan is straight forward:To provide for your needs for three days. Not very long, and certainly not the end-all-be-all of your preparedness planning, the … read more