Our pets often become more than animals to us, they become members of the family! And just as we make emergency preparations for our families, we need to make emergency preparations for our pets. For the most part, pets need the same preparations and items that we need, including food, water, shelter, medications, etc as... Read More
Face masks are the new in and it seems like that every state is making them mandatory when going out in public. Here are some things you should be aware of when it comes to making this part of our new 'normal life'. There are a lot of varieties of face masks to choose from... Read More
The Coronavirus is quickly sweeping over the globe, so what is the Coronavirus? Here is some of the things that we already know so far about this disease, also known as the 2019-nCoV.
WHAT IS THE CORONAVIRUS?
Coronaviruses are a large class of viruses ranging in severity from the common cold to deadly respiratory infections such as... Read More
Paracord can be an awesome tool in your preparedness arsenal. This durable nylon rope can be tied into tons of different designs including a paracord drawstring pouch, bracelet, strengthened cord, pouches and more. If you’re in an emergency, you simply unwind the strong cord and use it to bind, haul or anything else that you... Read More
Family self-reliance is making sure in the event of a disaster your loved ones know the "Family Plan" and how to execute properly. It is important your family's basic needs are being met and that they are safe. Knowledge through communication is the key to making sure your family is prepared during an emergency. Disasters... Read More
Bolt-action rifles have been around for a long time. They are my personal favorite gun to shoot. Bolt-action rifles tend to be more accurate than semi-automatic rifles. Having a rifle should be part of your emergency preparations. Rifles are great for hunting and can also be used for personal protection. Guns need to be cleaned regularly... Read More
One in four people will suffer from mental illness in one form or another at some point during their lives. 450 million people are currently suffering from mental health issues worldwide. Treatment is widely available, but many of those who suffer never seek professional help due to the stigma associated with mental illness. The World Health Organization suggests that mental... Read More
Winters can be cold and long. Snow and ice can turn a magical winter wonderland into a fridged nightmare very quickly. Freezing rains coat everything in a layer of thick ice. If the ice doesn't melt and it continues to grow it may become very dangerous indeed.
1/4 inch of ice is a nuisance. Windshields will... Read More
A survival garden is a fantastic resource for your preparedness plan. If done properly, you can plan and execute a garden that will provide you with the essentials that will keep you fed all year long. When planting a survival garden be mindful of space needed and nutritional benefits. Look for fruits and vegetables that... Read More
One of the best resources for emergency preparedness is meat that you can hunt yourself. Since most areas of the country have a plentiful deer population, deer meat may be your best bet for feeding your family. Learning to process the meat is not complicated if you understand a few things.
Processing a deer can be... Read More