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If there were an emergency in the middle of the night and you had to leave your home quickly, what would you take with you? What do you have ready to grab in a hurry? Along with your kids, pets, and perhaps something else extra-special to your family, there are some things that you can… Read more »


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Before I had kids, life was so much simpler. Quieter, too, but definitely simpler, especially when it came to emergency preparedness. So let’s back up a few decades… When I was single, I stored certain items for just myself. I stored the food I like, and I made sure to have enough water for myself… Read more »


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Two weeks ago an EF-5 tornado hammered Moore, Oklahoma. 33,000 residents were left affected and 24 lost their lives. With only minutes to flee their homes or take cover, these residents were left with very little time to grab food, water, and other daily necessities. After being heartbroken by the devastation, eFoodDirect decided to step… Read more »


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When you are getting prepared for an emergency, it is really important to be organized. Sure, you can just buy stuff when you see it (and if it is what you need at a good price, that’s not a bad idea), but later you may find that you need to approach this project in a… Read more »


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Congratulations! Making the decision to begin your emergency preparedness trek and set up your home and your family for unexpected hardship and disaster is a wonderful thing. You will find that being prepared can really give you peace of mind. The next time you hear about an impending super storm, a financial crisis, a food… Read more »


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Apart from the heart-shaped cards, cookies, and candy, February also happens to be American Heart Month. This means that while we are busy eating chocolates and making Valentine’s cards, there might just be a different kind of heart we should spend some time considering. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease… Read more »


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At the beginning of this month, I was making my final preparations to return to college after the winter break. While I was worried about starting new classes and buying new textbooks, my mother had another concern on her mind. She was adamant that I get a flu shot before returning to college. I was… Read more »


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World events lately have reminded us of the importance of being prepared for the big emergencies like natural disasters. However, we often overlook the smaller, daily emergencies that can be just as distressing if not properly prepared for. The “little emergencies” that you might consider preparing for depend on your stage in life, but here… Read more »


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With a recent slam by a hurricane, many have delved into a personal inventory. Am I  prepared for a disaster? Some may revisit their food storage, others check on batteries, first aid kits and other necessary items that will be invaluable if such a disaster were to strike. Preparedness is vital. It ceases worry for… Read more »