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Teaching Kids Calm in Emergencies

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Having worked in hospitals and medical settings as well as an EMT, I’m familiar with professional response to emergencies, in the controlled medical environment and on the scene of an incident. As a father with experience in the healthcare setting, I feel strongly about educating my kids to respond properly to emergencies. Believe me, we’ve […]

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How & Where to Store Ammunition

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The internet is valuable because of the amount of information available to us. We can virtually learn to do anything we’d like. Sure, you’ve got to discern credibility and legitimacy, but once you get that down, it’s a treasure trove of countless learning…FREE! Here’s a bullet-point summary of a great piece titled “How & Where […]

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Hurricane Survival Kit Basic Supplies

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Hurricane season’s in full swing for those of us living in prone areas. It’s crucial that we have our houses in order. Where should you start if you haven’t already? If you don’t have the basics, start there! Since there’s no such thing as an all-inclusive list that fits everyone, here’s a general basics list (courtesy of […]

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National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is September!

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National Preparedness Month is Here. If you haven’t recently, now might be a good time to access your overall preparedness during National Preparedness Month.  With so many reasons to have some of the essentials you’ll need on a daily basis at your disposal, it makes sense to take some time to do a needs assessment. […]

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Tiny Survival Kits

Tiny Survival Kits you can fit in your pocket

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What would you keep in your tiny survival kits? Question for you, can almost everything you’ll need to survive an emergency fit into an Altoids can or something of similar size?  Well, we found six different versions of survival kits that meet that description over at  tis-eventide.com. Each one has it owns unique list of […]

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Portable Solar water heater

Easy and inexpensive portable solar water heater DIY for under $10.00

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Portable Solar water heater is a great survival tool to have in your preps. Hot water is something we all will want every day and especially in a SHTF scenario or unexpected emergency or disaster.  It  may not be something you’ll necessarily have access too without some forethought on your part. We’ve seen a lot […]

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72 Hour Survival Kit

If You Don’t Put Together Your 72 Hour Survival Kit Now You’ll Hate Yourself Later!

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  Do you have a 72 Hour Survival Kit? Guest Post by M.D. Creekmore from www.thesurvivalistblog.net This short modified excerpt is from my book 31 Days to Survival – this would also make a good bug out bag packing list, with a few modifications… As with any “prepping shopping list” you’ll need to tailor the suggestions listed below […]

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Dry Canning

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Dry Canning I’ve bottled peaches, jams, apple pie filling but it has never occurred to me before that I can use my Mason jars to bottle dry goods. Sure, store my rice in beans in sealed #10 cans for long term storage, but that requires special equipment to make the cans airtight. But at The […]

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