Archive for ' Preparedness'

How to Always Be Prepared, No Matter Where You Are Posted:July 19, 2014 By:Jim Cobb

How to Always Be Prepared, No Matter Where You Are

When you get right down to it, prepping is all about planning ahead, right? We stock up on food, water, and other supplies so we have them at the ready, come what may. All that, though, [...]

When the Power Goes Out: Generating and Storing Power Posted:July 18, 2014 By:Jim Acosta

When the Power Goes Out: Generating and Storing Power

When the Power Goes Out: Generating and Storing Power More than ever, our civilization relies on electrical power for everything: lighting, entertainment, communications, security, heating / cooling, cooking, food refrigeration, the list goes on and on. [...]

Medical Book Review: The Prepper Pages Posted:July 17, 2014 By:Liz Long

Medical Book Review: The Prepper Pages

Generally speaking, if I buy an e-book, then I don’t buy the same book in print form. I’m making an exception for The Prepper Pages: A Surgeon’s Guide to Scavenging Items for a Medical Kit, and [...]

Backpack First Aid Kit for Kids — A Must-Have! Posted:July 16, 2014 By:Kris

Backpack First Aid Kit for Kids — A Must-Have!

You might carry a complete EMT kit in your purse, but it’s only useful if your kids are with you when they’re hurt.  If they go to school, spend the night with friends, or attend sports [...]

Israeli Bandage: A Versatile Addition to Your First Aid Kit Posted:July 15, 2014 By:Robert Camp

Israeli Bandage: A Versatile Addition to Your First Aid Kit

The Israeli Bandage Battle Dressing, sometimes referred to as the Israeli Bandage or Emergency Bandage, became available in 2000. It was invented by an Israeli Defense Force (IDF) Medic for use during combat. This bandage revolutionized the way [...]

Greens: They’re Not Just For Salad Anymore Posted:July 15, 2014 By:Beth Johnson

Greens: They’re Not Just For Salad Anymore

It happens every summer. It first happens around late June. You’re contemplating what to make for dinner and repeatedly allow yourself to become distracted because you know they’re there …in the fridge…or the garden…mocking you. Greens. [...]

Using Social Media for Homesteading Bargains Posted:July 13, 2014 By:Brandy Schau Dibert

Using Social Media for Homesteading Bargains

Yard sales and flea markets are no longer restricted to summer weekends. Social media has helped us reach and communicate with more people than ever before. Social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest help [...]

Try it Today! Preparedness Drills to Do with Your Kids Posted:July 13, 2014 By:Amy Van Riper

Try it Today! Preparedness Drills to Do with Your Kids

If your kids go to school, they have undoubtedly participated in a school fire drill. Most bus riders have gone through a bus evacuation drill out the back emergency door. Some schools are even conducting active [...]

5 Reasons Why Bugging IN is Smart Posted:July 12, 2014 By:LeAnn in Alaska

5 Reasons Why Bugging IN is Smart

I have seen many articles and posts about bugging out should some major disaster happen. These writers go on and on about having Bug Out Bags (BOBs) and heading to their Bug Out Location (BOL) to [...]

Win CASH, Prizes, and have fun this Monday with a Sentry Safe Live Burn and me! Posted:July 11, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Win CASH, Prizes, and have fun this Monday with a Sentry Safe Live Burn and me!

Join me on Monday, July 14, noon, for a special online event with Sentry Safe. Witness a Live Burn and watch a Sentry Safe, filled with cash, survive (or NOT!) in a flame-filled furnace! The safe [...]