Unfortunately predators exist in our society, just like in the wild, these predators seek the weak and isolated to make the catch easier. When you are fighting for your life, keeping your family fed and safe in the face of disaster or emergency, you want to be sure you are not a… read more
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
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
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
Cars, cars, cars, everywhere cars. How do you get where you are going? Home, work, school, church, family activities, grocery shopping, and more….
Our daily lives are intertwined with our automobile, and most folks like it that way. So this brings
NUTS. I have been doing research on “survival food” for some time, trying to find the perfect thing for the 72 hour kit and after much deliberation I have concluded that calories do indeed count and NUTS have calories. While there my not be a “Perfect” solution to the emergency food ration, nuts come pretty close for me.
You guessed it. Today’s Step to Prep is an easy one. Stock up a little extra beans and rice. I don’t have much luck with dry beans. I understand dry beans last longer than prepared beans, but to be honest I much prefer canned, pre-made beans. You can certainly save money with dry beans too, so if you are … read more
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How would you replace all the items you care about should your loose your home to a flood, fire, tornado, earthquake, or other disaster? Sure you have insurance. How will you tell the insurance company your long list of heirlooms? will you remember everything?
Today’s “Step-to-Prep” is submitted by our good
Happy Patriot Day to you all. Although this post is not about 911-2001, I do ask that you take a moment from your activities today to remember that infamous day.
I have been pondering my skill sets and seeking areas of improvement. I loved fishing when I was young. I recall … read more
Today marks step 10 in our National Preparedness Month daily Steps to Prep. I hope you are enjoying these timely tips for becoming a little more prepared to face life’s curve balls. Our topic today is from the Financial Pillar, and it’s all about change.
Does anyone use hard currency any more? Funny story – … read more