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I don’t know about you, but a lot of people I know were on the lookout this past September/October, thinking that some cataclysmic thing was going to happen because of the blood moons, the Shemitah, or the economy (United States and the world). But those months came and went, and our lives are basically the… Read more »


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With all the concerns lately about natural and non-natural disasters, including the economy, some people are choosing to prepare a bug-out location they will go to when they are ready to go off-grid. What are some things to take into consideration when you look for a place to bug out? First of all, ideally you’ll… Read more »


school emergency pages

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It’s important that we know what the emergency preparedness plans are at any schools that we are associated with, whether your children go there, you work at a school, or there’s one in your neighborhood. It would be good to know what to expect in an emergency. I wrote previously about what I found for emergencies at… Read more »


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If you plan to eat your stored food on a regular basis, and if during an emergency you plan to shelter in place, and if you have the time and interest in canning, home canning can be a great way to go. I remember my mother sending me down to the basement to get a quart… Read more »


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In a terrible scenario of an economic collapse or some type of natural or man-made disaster, will we wish we had a bug out location, food storage, weapons to protect ourselves, garden seeds, and access to water. But that’s not all. You may think you’ll be self-sufficient. But that won’t work. FEMA is not the… Read more »


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Why do a dry run of bugging-out? Because all of us overestimate how much we can take, and waiting till we absolutely need to bug-out might cost us our lives. Here’s my experience: I decided one day I would simply load up my truck to see how long it took and how well it would… Read more »


big backpack - bug out bag

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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 »


vegetables

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A secret garden? What does that mean? Why start one? A secret garden in today’s terms means a garden that is started and maintained in the wilderness, one that most people wouldn’t recognize if they came across it, nor is it found from the sky with a helicopter or drone (in other words, there aren’t… Read more »


School desks

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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 »