Protect your Home

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Protecting yourself is easiest done when you are comfortable. The majority of us are most comfortable when we are in our own home. We have all of our stuff there. We are storing our disaster preparations there. Why wouldn’t you want to protect all of your hard work? Some basic things you can do are… Read more »


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When you’re at home, you can control most of your environment as you prepare for emergencies. You can buy water and food to store, and you can have backpacks packed with emergency items that you could take with you at a moment’s notice. When traveling, it’s a different story. An emergency can be a real… Read more »


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I was talking to someone about emergency preparation a few days ago, and he was not at all interested in doing anything to prepare ahead. He had an interesting theory of how he would make it through any hardships. That got me thinking: If we aren’t prepared to take care of ourselves, who do we… Read more »


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Do you remember the old commercial featuring the actor Samuel L. Jackson for a credit card that had the tagline of “What’s in Your Wallet?” The company was trying to say that the card they were promoting had much more to offer than any other card you could have. Maybe it did, maybe it didn’t…. Read more »


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Month Twelve is the last month in the Prepping by the Month Series. I thought I would give you some other information. Until this point, I have been talking about what to store. You have a good idea about where you can buy most of it locally. What I want to talk about are some… Read more »


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One of the quickest ways to get killed in a disaster situation is by making one of these common prepper mistakes. Don’t be the typical prepper who skips these important survival rules.   Don’t Hoard   Having a lot of preps sometimes gives you a good sense of security. Being able to look over all of your… Read more »


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  Is the United States on the verge of a pandemic? Ebola, smallpox, and pneumonic plague are just a few of the deadly viruses which have garnered national headlines in the past month. Fears that the Ebola virus will reach America prompted the federal government to deploy bio kits to National Guard units in all… Read more »


Dish Washing

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We’re almost to the end of a years’ worth of saving for future incidents. You probably see some holes in the list you’ll need to fill for your specific needs. That’s great and you have the right idea. if not, you shouldn’t be taking this list as an absolute list of things to have or… Read more »


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When I was a kid, having “no less than a quarter at all times” meant to always have at least a quarter in my pocket for an emergency – you know, so I could call someone on a pay phone if I needed to. That’s not what this is about. Yes, it’s about keeping at… Read more »


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Where were you on July 24, 2014? It was a summer Tuesday. Maybe you were at work, or enjoying the beach, or just at home, engaged in your regular routine. Chances are, though, that you were blissfully unaware that a solar flare just nearly missed the Earth. Had circumstances been just a bit different; if… Read more »