The things you keep in your car or truck can do more than just clutter up an otherwise clean and tidy ride, they can actually save your life. The idea of keeping a Get Home Bag is one you need to institute for your car or truck now, but what do you need outside of this? The vacation variant of the Get Home Bag is a great way to change things up for a specific reason, but what about when you’re... Continue Reading →
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Posted on January 29, 2015 by Rebecca Maxwell
When it comes to getting ready for an emergency, nothing says preparedness like food storage. Setting aside food stuffs for use in the event of a natural disaster or crisis is a wise choice. But getting started can be overwhelming with the many different kinds of food storage items out there. How do you choose which one is best?
Here are some of the most common food storage items and the pros and cons of each:<... Continue Reading →
Posted on June 2, 2014 by Brian Meyer
When the SHTF the last thing you want to worry about is where you’re going to get your food.
As Hurricane Katrina proved, the government and FEMA can’t be relied upon to save you in time of emergency, so it’s up to you to keep yourself and/or your family fed for as long as it takes for the emergency to subside or for you to start growing and sourcing fresh food.
The 72-Hour Kit
Also known as the extreme bare minimum in emergency food storage, the 72-hour kit represents the amount of time it sh... Continue Reading →
Posted on May 7, 2014 by Tara Dodrill
Long-term food storage is an extremely important aspect of prepping and off the grid living. Making sure that your family can survive a disaster, regardless of the duration, is rightfully a top priority. Scoring bargains and understanding what should be stocked on the shelves will help stretch the food prepared... Continue Reading →
Posted on September 30, 2013 by Jacob B.
Meals ready to eat (MRE’s) are found in one form or another in most prepper’s food storage. They have a long shelf life and provide a convenient source of a complete meal that needs little or no preparation. They are made this way because they are the field ration for our armed services, along with the standard emergency food FEMA distributes in areas of disaster.
The problem is since they are so popular the price just kee... Continue Reading →
Posted on March 20, 2013 by Jacob B.
Freeze Dried Foods: My grandmother always said “Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without!” Her self-reliant spirit preserved and empowered our family over the years. When the imaginable crises or unthinkable event happened she was not only prepared, but willing and able to survive in any unusual circumstance. Technology can now be used in diverse ways to empower our ability to weather any emergency situation, especially where food storage is concerned.
When, not if, a disaster happens, and your run-of-the-mill, everyday routine is... Continue Reading →
Posted on February 25, 2013 by Jacob B.
Bug out Bag Packing Checklist. For those of you who have never heard the term bug out bag, it is a transportable kit that is used in emergencies and contains the items that a person will need to have to survive for about 72 hours. In order for it to be effective, you must stock your This entry was posted in Emergency Preparedness, Most Popular, Recent Articles and tagged survival pack, packing list, mre, Bug Out Bag, 72 hour kit on February 25, 2013 .