How to Preparedness 

Disaster Preparedness for the Dog

We have three dogs in our home. They’re one layer of our home’s security system and they keep small animals away from the house and garden. Most importantly, they’re my eyes and ears when I’m outside, night or day.  They need to be prepared for the same emergencies that the rest of us face and, like it or not, you may be the only veterinarian that your dog will have if a disaster occurs since your local vet may have their own set of problems to deal with.Fortunately, dogs lead…

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Preparedness 

Preparing for tornado season

How to Prepare for tornado season? It’s once again that time of year when the tornado activity is most prevalent. Here’s a reminder and to have your basic preps in order. We’ve come up with a basic preparedness checklist below. Tornados are the most common disaster in our area. We fall under tornado warnings most often between March and May but have had tornado conditions well into December. Even though we’ve never been directly in the path of one, we’ve been hit with damaging winds and hail as well as…

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Food and Water Preparedness 

A Frugal Guide to Freeze Dried Food Storage

As an advanced prepper, you know that freeze-dried foods can play an important role in providing high quality shelf-stable meals to sustain you and your family in an emergency. Fortunately, the quality and selection of commercially available freeze-dried products for food storage has dramatically improved over the last few years. However, some of these products can be pricey, and given that you’re looking at purchasing food items designed to last for decades, you need to shop wisely to make sure that you meet your needs—without breaking your budget. Here are…

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Basic preparedness

Are You Prepared? Natural Disasters, Aging Infrastructure, Terrorism, Pandemic…. all this and more are making the news headlines today. Any one of these events could disrupt your current way of life for several days, or potentially longer. Local, State and Federal agencies do a great job of  responding to and cleaning up after localized, small disasters like tornados, chemical spills, fires, etc. but…… What happens when the officials are overwhelmed with the size and scale of an event? Answer:  You and the others involved are on your own until help…

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Preparedness 

20 Survival/Preparedness Tips From The Pros

In case you can’t tell by the limited number of posts on this site, this is a new blog. As a way to get to know some of the great bloggers in the survival and preparedness world, I decided to ask the experts for their best tip. See if you can spot the same trend that I see. There are some great tips in this list whether you are a survivalist, a prepper, or both. Whether you are new to this stuff, or are a seasoned pro there is something…

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