by “singlemom” I prep because I’m a former farm girl who grew up with a year’s worth of food sitting in the cellar at any given time and because I’ve had to start over several times with little more than the clothes on my back. Once you’ve spent some time shivering without enough blankets or […]
Storage Units as Backup By Wyzyrd, Editor-At-Large I have recently read a lot about using self-storage units as backup locations, and thought “I could probably afford a small one and keep some camping gear and stuff, or even a small, loaded trailer there.” I checked all of the local places, and they all […]
Top 5 Morale Boosters to Have In a Disaster By Bev Sandlin, Executive Editor Chocolate! Chocolate candy bars melt, but chocolate syrup in a bottle will last a very long time! And you can drink it! Packets of hot chocolate—just add water! Multiple bags of hard candy of different varieties! Yes, when […]
This list has circulated around the ‘net for years. It has been posted, torn apart, praised, and ridiculed many times. Hey – why not here. My opinion? Great list of things to stock up on. Many are common household items while others are not. Take a gander. Let’s hear your opinions and what additions should be added […]
There is a deal showcased over at BestPreparednessDeals.com today on Cyalume Lightsticks. Amazon.com currently has a 10-pack for sale with FREE SHIPPING for under $10.00. Great no-battery light source and also a huge morale booster with kids. Remember – Amazon changes their prices often so the “current” price could change at anytime.
Top 10 Preparedness Items You Own Right Now (and don’t even know it) By Wyzyrd, Editor-At-Large 1) Your home-repair tool kit(s). Yes, you CAN get by with a multi tool and a rock, but real tools work a lot better for their intended uses. Get a couple gooseneck crowbars, if you don’t have […]