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“In keeping with my standing as self-appointed purveyor of gloom, I note an article in Monday’s New York Times warning consumers to brace themselves for a 20% hike in the price of virtually everything they buy.”


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Prescription meds are tricky. If you need a prescription medication to function on a daily basis, i.e. – keep yourself alive, it must be included. Most types of ailments that these medications are prescribed for are for chronic diseases (recurrent or long lasting).


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Depending on your particular situation and location, it is always a very good idea to hide the majority food?  I wrote in previous articles that when things get really bad, that about eighty percent of the population is not prepared.  These unprepared people will panic, will turn into looting mobs and start ransacking businesses and… Read more »


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Here are some ways to help kids become involved in emergency preparedness: Have kids draw an exit plan for their room and put it on their wall (like at a hotel). Talk about where to go at different times (Tommy, you’re in the kitchen and a spark catches the towel on fire!  What do you… Read more »


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During a crisis, you’ll be glad to have an extra supply of food. The problem is that most people don’t prepare ahead of time and wait until there is a potential crisis. The benefits of a 3-month supply are many—and 3 months is just a starting point.


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“Let this sink in. We have arrived at a place where an astounding 75 million people are waking up to discover that the money they were counting on to survive on simply isn’t there.”


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Drugs! Depending on what type of emergency you find yourself in, medication can be extremely useful. Make a note of medications you buy on a routine basis for you and your family, and that is what you will base your emergency kit meds on.


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Another type of food to consider for your survival food stores is Emergency Food Rations.  These types of foods include Emergency Food Rations, Energy Bars and Survival Food Tabs and can be an excellent food supplement to your regular survival food stores.


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What kind of emergencies are you preparing for?  Do you know? When my husband and I were buying our home, they had to determine whether we would need flood insurance or not.  It turned out we are pretty close to a floodplain for a nearby dam.  I never would have guessed, because we’re not right… Read more »


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Some people ask why eFoods Direct doesn’t provide basic cooking supplies. The answer is that it is often easier and more economical for you to purchase a few items yourself. Here are a few things that you should consider purchasing along with your one-year supply preparations. (Quantities suggested are for one person for one year.)