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Let’s face it – when most of us think about emergency preparedness, we are worrying about something akin to the fearsome (and somewhat unlikely) zombie apocalypse, a total government breakdown, another eruption of the Yellowstone supervolcano, or a killer asteroid. We probably aren’t thinking much about the more everyday types of emergencies that throw our… Read more »


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During this time of the year, it seems that almost every section of the country subscribes to the old joke about the weather, which goes, “if you don’t like the weather, wait a minute, it will change.” Daily weather conditions have grown increasingly erratic and extreme, and it is usually during the springtime that we… Read more »


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As the population ages and the economy continues to be stagnant, the number of households that contain an elderly family member is on the rise. According to Pew Research Social & Demographic Trends, there were 49 million Americans (16.1% of the population) who were living in an arrangement that included more than one generation of… Read more »


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If there is one thing we know, it is that history repeats itself, which is why it is so important to prepare right now for disasters. For some reason, we all forget about the terrible things that have happened. Some people say, “well that only happens a few generations later when the people who actually… Read more »


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Once you have a good start on putting your emergency food stores together, you might think that you are all set for whatever crises come your way. But you’re actually just beginning. One of the most important aspects of emergency preparedness is ensuring that you will be able to prepare and use the food and… Read more »


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The Boston Bombings left a lot of people hurt, confused, and desperate for answers. Though many questions have yet to be answered, and they may never be answered, there are some things we can learn from the trauma. We need to be more prepared for the unexpected.


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Just over a week ago, the world was shocked to hear the news of the Cypriots’ proposed banking deal.  In Cyprus the banks are failing, and in order to receive a bailout, Cyprus is required to fund most of their bailout.  Initially, the plan was to take a small percentage of all money held on… Read more »


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In the central California area near where I live, they grow 80 percent of the world’s almond crop on 60 million almond trees. These trees won’t produce nuts unless honeybees are there to pollinate them, so to get the job done, every spring California almond growers rent beehives that are shipped by truck from out… Read more »


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Who doesn’t like a nice refreshing drink of water? My father used to quote the old proverb attributed to Thomas Fuller, “We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.” We need water even more than we need food, and so water storage should be a crucial part of your family’s emergency… Read more »


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Having a fullly stored, prepared home does not mean that you have to take a second mortgage out on that home to be prepared. Taking advantage of inexpensive prepared food plus shopping the monthly deals go a long way to protecting not only yourself and your family, but also your finances. Knowing when to buy… Read more »