Preparedness

How to Prepare Your Home for Blackouts

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In my younger days, every time the power went out, I’d kick myself for not being better prepared. The kids would scream for me from wherever they were in the house. I’d conduct a frantic search for flashlights only to discover the batteries were dead or missing. Do you know …

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Petroleum Jelly for Survival

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I first learned about petroleum jelly for survival when researching ways to make my ferro rod more effective for starting fires.  However, the more research I did the more uses I found for this miracle substance.  Petroleum jelly is the generic term for Vaseline, a petroleum byproduct that is technically …

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Survival Prepper List for Your Pets

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When thinking ahead for emergency survival for their families, most preppers have a general plan and many have started stockpiling general supplies that would be essential if disaster struck. But what about the furkids? Many assume that pets can just eat human food and will live off the land if …

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Short, Medium, and Long-Term Goals for Preppers

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When you first begin to prepare for a disaster situation or a SHTF event, the information you find can become overwhelming. There is SO much information available; there are SO many different scenarios and So many things that need to be done. With all that needs to be done, how …

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Prepping Tweaks if You Live Alone

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So much information on prepping is geared toward prepping for a group of people, whether that is a family unit, a group of families, or a mutual assistance group (MAG) that goes beyond your family and neighborhood boundaries. But not everyone is prepping for a group. There are people out …

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How to Make an Emergency Evacuation Plan

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It’s important that you make an emergency evacuation, because you and your family may not be together in one place when a disaster or chaos strikes, and a LOT of things can and will go wrong.  Planning is among the most important stages of prepping.  If you haven’t created a …

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