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National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is September!


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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72 Hour Survival Kit

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

  Do you have a 72 Hour Survival Kit? Guest Post by M.D. Creekmore from 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

Dry Canning

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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Places to Store Emergency Food

5 Clever Places to Store Emergency Food

Which places to store emergency food do you use? You’ve been taking time to gradually build up your canned food storage, but now you’ve run into a problem: you’ve reached critical mass! The amount of storage you have (or need to have) exceeds the amount of available space in your home. Where’s it all going […]

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emergency candles

Make 50-hour Emergency Candles for Less Than $2 Each

Learn How to Make 5o Hour Emergency Candles Once, in college, the power went out on my half of town. (I went to school in a small town in Idaho.) since my roommates and I had very little interest in preparedness at the time, we only had a single flashlight for out apartment. It was […]

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