We as adults spend a significant amount of time every week in our car. With today’s hectic and demanding lifestyle, we seem to always be on the go. Whether it’s commuting to and from work, taking the kids to soccer practice, or taking trips to visit friends and family, we find ourselves in a car. […]
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Things To Keep In Mind
1. Hope For The Best - Prepare For The Worst
2. Be Patient - Prepping Takes Time
3. It's Better To Have It And Not Need It, Then Need It And Not Have It!
We all know that cash is king, and having access to cash during times of emergency is crucial. Nowadays most people use and rely on some sort of plastic card for payments on their everyday purchases. While this is fine under normal circumstances, it may be useless during emergency and crisis situations. What will you do […]
Power outages and other grid failures can happen at anytime, that’s why having an emergency home generator is so important. Depending on the size of your emergency generator, it will provide enough electricity to keep your refrigerator, freezer, and several of your important lights on, if not your entire home. Living through Hurricane Andrew, I […]
Having a family escape plan is a crucial part of your family’s survival during emergency situations. All the preps in the world won’t mean a thing if you’re not alive to use them. When we think of escape plans, the first thing that comes to mind is escaping from fires. There’s several emergency situations that […]
Before we explain how to pack a Bug Out Bag, let’s first explain what a Bug Out Bag, or B.O.B, is. A bug out bag is a backpack or other portable and lightweight pouch that you have packed with life’s necessities in case you need to leave your house or dwelling quickly. You want to […]
Hurricanes are just one type of natural disasters that can cause severe havoc and total destruction to any area that it hits. Having a hurricane supply checklist is a must for anyone living in hurricane prone states. A simple list of things to have and do make it really easy for your family to be […]
I’m sure that most people think that the act of bartering only took place in the ” Old West ” days and is long gone. The fact is that Bartering in today’s time is alive and kicking! Bartering by definition is to “exchange (goods or services) for other goods or services without using money.” Wouldn’t […]
Every day, we take steps to keep our nation safe and ensure we thrive after disasters occur. Whether we face risks related to earthquakes, cyber attacks or chemical spills, our goal is shared: safety and resilience. The National Preparedness System outlines an organized process for everyone in the whole community to move forward with their […]
Emergency preparedness was probably not on the mind of the person who said, “Don’t put off till tomorrow what you can do today.” But that advice could never be better suited than when you are considering a disaster preparedness plan. Put bluntly, you and your family’s survival after an economic collapse, a political upheaval or […]