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Do you have a bug-out bag ready to grab and go? EFoods Direct sells them, or you can make one yourself, with everything that is the most critical for you to have if you have to leave your home in a hurry. A lot of people look at this as their “72 hour kit”. A… Read more »


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Emergencies can be very scary for children, especially when they happen while the child is away from home. At school they have periodic emergency drills, but it can be a whole different thing when the emergency is real. Have you ever wondered what happens to your children if they are at school when an emergency… Read more »


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Being an organized mom is a tough, but necessary, challenge when you have a family of five. Of course, the organization skills, the scheduling moms have to do, the always knowing where something is, can come in handy for prepping as well. So whether you are a mom, a dad, or just a responsible citizen,… Read more »


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One of the most important ways to prepare for an emergency of any type is to have health and strength to deal with the emergency. It is important to be physically fit so that you can manage life after TEOTWAWKI, should that ever happen. So you will, of course, try to get into better physical… Read more »


72 hours

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If you think that the government is going to come to your aid during a disaster, then maybe you should learn about 72. The rule of 72 is well known to government officials and rescue organizations. It stands for 72 hours, the time when citizens will be left on their own to survive, however they… 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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  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 »


Bartering

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Money was not always the way people paid for goods and services. Money meaning the paper or the Ones and Zeros you use to put fuel in your car and pay for your groceries. The barter system was pretty big. Think of it like the original Craigslist. We have lost a lot of the bartering… 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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When it comes to planning your food storage and other emergency supplies, there are some groups that need special consideration. Can you guess which they are? Today, let’s take a look at some special needs of babies and children. When you have a baby or children in your family, there are things you need to… Read more »