"When" did we start preparing our household for an emergency? Now THAT'S a long story... Probably easiest to just hit the highlights or we'd be giving away the books we would like to someday put together. As many of you know, wifey widowed after 42 years of marriage and although I didn't … [Read more...] about Why I Began Prepping (widowed after 42 years)
Below You will find a quiz to see how well you would fair in a survival situation. Although I did try and cover all scenario's some of the quiz will not apply to everyone. Have fun with this! 1) Does each person in your family have a Bug-Out Bag which can sustain basic needs for 72 … [Read more...] about 20 Question Quiz: How Prepared Are You?
Prepping as a Christian, is it Biblical? Editor at Large: Suni Have you ever stopped to ask yourself is prepping Biblical? I have asked myself this question on more than one occasion. Since I am fairly new in my walk with Christ and I didn't want to get out of God's graces. You are probably … [Read more...] about Prepping as a Christian, is it Biblical?
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. Benjamin Franklin Excuses are the nails that build the house of failure! Unknown ***** By Bev Sandlin, Executive Editor I walked into a used-a-bit store this last week looking for canning jars and came across this old picture. I … [Read more...] about Why Do I Prepare?
Ever sense I was a teenager there have been numerous times when I have "come to the rescue" in a situation. Not literally rescued someone but just had what was needed at the time. One of the most memorable was when I was going to Winthrop College back in 1989 and Hurricane Hugo swept into town. Even … [Read more...] about Preparedness: Common Sense or Craziness?
Conservation and Sustainability at the Individual Level by LB A lot is being done at the local, state and federal level to conserve the planet’s resources and to help lead a more sustainable lifestyle. Thankfully, many utility companies has started to implement renewable and … [Read more...] about Guest Post: Conservation and Sustainability at the Individual Level