Holiday ornaments

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These items need to be on your holiday shopping list; this is no time to forget about being prepared for emergencies. The holidays are a perfect time to stockpile a few things for emergency preparedness. The availability of certain items, plus the holiday sales, mean that you can get what you need for less money. While the… Read more »


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  If I accidentally drove my car off a bridge, and suddenly found myself in the water, inside my car, with no way to get out of my seatbelt and out of the car (which was starting to fill with water), I’d be glad that I carry an emergency knife! Now, in fairness, that’s never… Read more »


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The other day, I was looking through my pantry in search of something I needed. While I was there, I noticed some things in my food storage that need to be rotated – asap. Some things tend to be easy to rotate – like baking supplies (flour, sugar, etc.) and canned goods (soups, etc.). Other… Read more »


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Who doesn’t love secret compartments? Whether it’s the huge passageways tucked behind some discreet corner, or a tiny pocket in a jacket; it’s absolutely delightful to hide things away. Book safes have been used since time immemorial to stash things away, whether they are keys to a safe, treasure maps, a private document, or perhaps… Read more »


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While grateful children can certainly make their parents happy, there may be another, more important reason to instill gratitude in your children. According to the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, “…people who practice gratitude feel considerably happier (25%) than those in a control group; they are more joyful, enthusiastic, interested, and determined.” Wow…. Read more »


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A few days ago, I was discussing Christmas preparations with a emergency-prep-conscious friend. As we were talking about what we were going to get members of our families, she mentioned that sometimes she feels like it’s a waste for her to give her adult children more stuff that they really don’t need. She wondered if… Read more »


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As Father’s Day approaches, you may be thinking about what you could buy for your favorite prepper. You can help him get ready for any situation with these 8 gifts: Water Filter It’s a fact of life: none of us will survive very long without water. In an emergency, Dad may need water purification tablets… Read more »