Author Archives: Nicole from Ready Store

10 Fun Activities to Prepare Your Kid For An Emergency

Teaching your kids the importance of emergency preparedness can sometimes be a little daunting. While it is an important skill set to have, grasping the attention and interest of a young child can be difficult. That’s why it is important to do fun activities to prepare your child for an emergency. To help, we will be... Read More

Should I Invest in A Bunker?

For some preppers, building up a sufficient amount of food and water storage is just the first step in their emergency preparedness plan. Some have also planned to have a bunker or bomb shelter on their property in the extreme cases that a natural disaster, civil unrest or nuclear attack were to happen and they... Read More

Where Should You Hide Your Food Storage?

So you’ve already got enough food and water storage to last you for a couple months but where are you going to put it all? Better yet, how will you protect your hard earned food storage from looters in a state of emergency? Take a deep breath, we have a few suggestions of where you... Read More

How to Prepare and Protect Yourself Virtually

Recently, a friend of mine compared the amount of cyber crime happening online to the Wild West. Battling hackers and preventing cyber crime and hacktivist is a daily battle for big and small businesses. They are now required to take extra precautions with protecting their website since one vulnerability can do a lot of damage... Read More

The Many Survival Uses of Pine Sap

Have you ever wondered while camping how long you’d survive off of the land with little to no help? What would you eat? What would do you do to stay warm? What would you with an injury? Believe it or not, there are plenty of plants and resources that you can utilize in the wild... Read More

How to Make a Paracord Ladder

Paracord, also known as parachute cord is a lightweight nylon kernmantle rope that was originally used in the suspension lines of parachutes. Over the years, other organizations like NASA and the military used paracord due to its versatility. Astronauts used paracord as a way to stay attached while repairing the Hubble Space Telescope; the Military... Read More

How to Make Survival Hard Candy

In the past, we've talked about how important it is to have a 72-hour kit ready and in an accessible area. Since you already know the basics of what pack, now you need to focus on things that will keep your stress levels low. I'm sure most of you will agree that sweets are a... Read More

Backpackers Guide to Backpacking

A common mistake people make is thinking that emergency preparedness is limited to preparing just at home. However, it is very important to keep the same mentality when packing for camping or backpacking trips. In the beginning, it may seem difficult to find a balance between packing light yet making sure you have all of... Read More

Survival Pet Food Storage: Cats & Dogs

Survival food storage for pets is an absolute necessity when preparing for a crisis or natural disaster. In my household, Rocco, our Australian Shepherd, is considered just as much a part of the family as anyone else. When we sat down to create our emergency preparedness plan, we knew that his health and safety was... Read More

How to Identify Venomous Snakes

A huge part of learning how to become more self-reliant is knowing how to protect yourself against dangerous creatures in the wild. For instance, wild snakes. A question we’ve been asked by one of our customers is, do you know how to identify what snakes are poisonous and those that are not life threatening? Rest... Read More

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