calories are energy

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Planning your storage food selection is a pretty daunting task. Variables like the number of people, having a varied selection of food, storage location and making sure you have enough to survive are all things you think about. Something not a lot of people think about is calorie intake. Let’s talk about that for a… Read more »


efoods, storable meals

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In the event of a disaster, are you prepared with your food supply? I mean really prepared for the long haul? We live in dangerous times, and the risk of something bad happening globally is just too high. Just take a look at the news on any given day, and you can’t help but be… Read more »


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Whether you celebrate Halloween or not, you can take advantage of the abundance of candy that is now available. We all deserve a little treat, and having some sweets is sure to lift the spirits, provide extra energy, and give children something to really look forward to during scary situations. If you do celebrate Halloween… Read more »


fema recommendation for families

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New 3-Day Emergency Food Kits Announced by eFoods Direct to meet FEMA Recommendation for family emergency preparation FEMA and all government relief organizations are asking Americans to be prepared to take care of themselves and their families for at least three days for any emergency, and eFoods Direct has created a product to help families… Read more »


shelter in place

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Most emergency situations require than individuals and families evacuate and seek shelter far away where it is safe. In some situations however, the safest place to be during the duration of the emergency is at home. In these situations, people should be prepared to be holed up with the supplies they will need to outlast… Read more »


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Awhile back in this space, I posted a series on the basics of buying survival silver. I believe that along with having an adequate supply of storable food for the future, it’s a good idea that you also have a few silver coins on hand as well. But since the price of precious metals fluctuates… Read more »


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Now that you’ve gone to considerable expense to acquire your family’s emergency food storage, it would be a crying shame to lose even a small portion of it to those nasty little critters that love to get into our pantries. Even the newest and tightest homes have small cracks and gaps that allow pests to… Read more »


Mom-Penske Truck

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It’s summertime! The weather’s nice, the kids are out of school, and there may be vacation time available. It’s “moving season” for many people! This summer, several of my adult children are moving….wait, make that all of them. In the case of two of them, their spouse graduated and they are moving for a new… Read more »


Campfire songs

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Natural disasters and other emergency situations can have a profound effect on a person’s life. Not only can such an experience be very physically draining, but the stress can take its toll on a person’s emotions as well. If not combated, fear, panic, and depression can set in and make an emergency situation even worse…. Read more »


tractor on farm

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Congress is currently working on passing a farm bill that essentially distributes money across a number of agriculture and nutrition related program. Though you might think it has nothing to do with you, think again. We’re talking about how to divvy up a trillion dollars for the next ten years and not surprisingly, it’s causing… Read more »