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What If Nothing Happens?


Yesterday, I spoke with a gentleman in New York who tried to educate me on preparedness. He mentioned so many different concerns, many of which were legitimate and some were just out there. With so much going on in our Nation and throughout the world at large, it’s tough to ignore so much writing on […]

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High Blood Pressure 101 by Dr. Bones & Nurse Amy

Dr. Bones & Nurse Amy wrote an excellent post on blood pressure and we publish part of it here for your review, with their permission of course! One of the most common chronic medical conditions that we will see, in good times or bad, is high blood pressure. Looking back recently at all the articles […]

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Replenishing Your Water Storage

While frequently helping individuals and families set up their emergency drinking water storage, one of the most repeated tips that surfaces is that their water storage should be routinely rotated or replenished within a six to twelve-month period. For many, this comes as an unwelcomed surprise, as if water should just be able to set […]

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The Berkey Guy Interviews Lisa Bedford, The Survival Mom

Tuesday, March 13, 2012, The Berkey Guy interviewed Lisa “The Survival Mom” Bedford and discussed, among other things, the new printed release of her book: Survival Mom: How to Prepare Your Family for Everyday Disasters and Worst-Case Scenarios.  In April, the Kindle version of her book will also be available. Have a listen to their […]

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Author Lisa Bedford, The Survival Mom on The Berkey Guy Radio Show

Tonight @ 5PM PST, The Berkey Guy will be interviewing Lisa “The Survival Mom” Bedford on his weekly radio show. You can tune in to here it live by clicking HERE or by clicking on the banner below. Among the several things that they will discuss, is HarperOne’s release of the paperback edition of her […]

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Controversy & Science of Pressure Cooking

Our friends at have written another great article that we are happy to share with you here today. We post it with their permission. Some swear by pressure cooking because of high altitude living constraints, meat tenderizing, energy reduction, nutrient preservation, or convenience.  Other advise against it because it leaches antioxidants, makes meat stringy […]

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Optimism & Goals: Water Storage Example

Well, gas is going up and we’re still hearing rumors of wars and devastating tornadoes…along with other natural disasters. What’s the good news, if any? If there is any good news or hopes for optimism, it’s this: today holds opportunity for me and for you. Think of it! Today is another chance for us to […]

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Hospital Patients Spend Days without Water

It’s hard enough being admitted into the hospital to receive needed medical attention…but imagine being a patient and not being able to bathe or flush the toilet for several days! A news article reports that patients in a South African hospital were without the necessity of water for days. Things were so bad that the […]

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Product Review: Berkey Light

Bobbi from was kind enough to write a review of the Berkey Light system. Here is an excerpt with her permission: Being prepared: Water Being prepared for emergencies is a very important topic to me. Living on the Gulf Coast of Florida we have hurricanes during the summer and fall and they can devastate people’s […]

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Featured Article: Five Reasons Against Bottled Water

Last month, I read an article detailing the Grand Canyon’s intention to ban the sale of bottled water within its park. This morning, I read an article mentioning bans of bottled water sales on campus of U.S. colleges as well. Needless to say, this is causing serious controversy. This article on the International Bottled Water […]

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