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Posted on December 11, 2013 by Kacey Herlihy
Keeping an emergency food supply, especially for an entire family, is important but can be a bit overwhelming with all of the expiration dates and shelf lives. You can keep your supply fresh and your family happy by incorporating food storage ingredients into your daily cooking. It is surprisingly easy to use freeze-dried fruits and [...]
Posted on December 10, 2013 by Capt. William E. Simpson
If you are considering some level of disaster preparedness for yourself or your family then this article may provide some insights so that you might avoid making a classic Prepper mistake. And if you’re already well on the road to preparedness, this article might be the catalyst for re-working your strategy, supporting tactics and equipment.
This post was posted in Emergency Preparedness, Prepping, Recent Articles, Survival Skills and was tagged with #1 Prepper Mistake, avoid number one prepper mistake, what is the number one prepper mistake
Posted on December 10, 2013 by Kent Page McGroarty
Before hiking or otherwise exploring any U.S. national park, it's important to research the park to ensure you're fully prepared for whatever lies ahead. Take park climate and terrain into consideration, as well as whether or not you'll meet up with any bears. What time of year you plan to visit is also important. Let's [...]
Posted on December 9, 2013 by Brian Meyer
Just like preparing water, food, weapons, and other supplies need to start well before the SHTF, getting your mind in the right place needs to start well before then, too. It’s easy to prepare supplies, vehicles and bunkers, but not so easy to prepare your mind for dealing with the situation at hand when things go [...]
This post was posted in Emergency Preparedness, Prepping, Recent Articles, Survival Skills and was tagged with how to stay positive with disasters and survival, preparing mentally for disaster, staying positive with disasters and survival
Posted on December 6, 2013 by Brian Meyer
Keychain and Wallet Tools
When talking about survival one thing that constantly comes up is the bug out bag. While this is a definite necessity, there are many times that you’re not near your bag and just like time, disaster waits for no man. This is why the need for small, discreet tools is a must [...]
This post was posted in DIY, Tips & Tricks, Emergency Preparedness, Prepping, Recent Articles, Survival Gear and was tagged with keychain tools, tools you can keep in your wallet, tools you can keep on your keychain, wallet tools
Posted on December 5, 2013 by Catherine Alford
If you are an avid runner or want to be, you’re going to want to read this! It’s so important to stay safe when you head out to exercise. Here’s how:
Wear Reflective Gear
When you’re running, whether it’s day or night, it’s important to wear colors that are bright and reflective. Sure it might feel funny [...]
Posted on December 4, 2013 by Kacey Herlihy
Experiencing a natural disaster, such as a flood, earthquake, or hurricane, can be scary for anyone, and especially traumatizing for children. Whether the event affected them directly or they are aware of its impact on a different part of the world, it is important for parents, teachers, caregivers, and neighbors to recognize disturbances in a [...]
This post was posted in Emergency Preparedness, Recent Articles, Survival Skills and was tagged with disaster preparedness, Helping Children Cope with Disaster, helping your family prepare for an emergency
Posted on December 4, 2013 by Capt. William E. Simpson
When it comes to collecting and foraging for food during hard times or during a long-lasting post-disaster period, almost everyone in the family can engage in some form of fishing.
There are many methods that can be used, which target various species of fish and crustaceans in both freshwater and saltwater. One of the great benefits [...]
This post was posted in Emergency Preparedness, Food Storage, Prepping, Recent Articles, Self Reliance, Survival Skills and was tagged with family fishing, fishing, Fishing as a family survival skill, fishing survival skills, learning to fish as a family
Posted on December 3, 2013 by Kent Page McGroarty
Emergency preparedness always includes knowing how to make assorted items quickly and easily, such as light sources, food storage containers, document holders and much more. Check out a few awesome DIY emergency items and add them to your list of survival skills!
Need viable sources of light, and quick? Use the straps of a headlamp [...]
Posted on November 27, 2013 by Capt. William E. Simpson
The combination of recent disasters on American soil and a multitude of movies and reality TV shows have finally gotten the attention of many Americans. And now questions are starting to circulate; the most common question I am hearing is ‘what’s the best strategy for me’? The fact that people are now asking [...]