Survival: 5 Basics for Surviving an Emergency

Survival: 5 Basics for Surviving an Emergency

The Unexpected Happens… Summer is upon us and many of you will be taking road trips for vacations, or doing hiking trips in parks, or camping in the wilderness. We can plan and pack and think we have everything we need for our adventure, but sometimes the...
Preparedness: 6 Excuses Why People Don’t Prepare

Preparedness: 6 Excuses Why People Don’t Prepare

Last week we discussed some of the reasons Why We Should Prepare; including natural disasters, manmade disasters, as well as personal emergencies. I hope you agree that it makes sense to have some supplies on hand for such events. This week I promised to talk about...
Preparedness: Why Prepare?

Preparedness: Why Prepare?

If you’ve already read my blog Preparedness: Not Paranoia, you know that I talk a lot about the fact that being prepared used to simply be a way of life. No one thought of it as being paranoid. Today it’s sometimes referred to as Prepping or ‘Modern Homesteading’. The...
Preparedness: Where to Begin?

Preparedness: Where to Begin?

September 2011, a blackout swept across parts of the U.S. Southwest and Mexico leaving roughly 6 million people without power. There was no warning, no stormy weather, no earthquake. One minute we had electricity – the next – nothing. We lived in Southern California...