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How to Make an Emergency Plan

How to Make an Emergency Plan

You are told you need to evacuate your home in 1 hour, what are you going to do? When I originally started writing this blog post my answer was grab our 72-hour kits, fill up with gas and go.  But I KNEW that wasn’t right, and our family needed to have a better emergency plan. We have 3 young kids in our  family, and my husband works.  If something were to happen when he was gone at work, I would…

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72- Hour Kit Food Options: Pros and Cons

72- Hour Kit Food Options: Pros and Cons

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here Are you trying to figure out which type food store for your 72-hour kit?  It sounds easy, but gets difficult quickly with all the options. When we first started building our 72-hour kits, we originally had MRE’s.  But, after a bad over night back packing trip that left us dehydrated and vomiting back down a 5 mile trail with our packs, we have never been able to go back to…

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Top Selling Preparedness Books

Top Selling Preparedness Books

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here Looking for great resources on preparedness?  I’ve complied a list of best-selling preparedness books to help you out!  Include in this preparedness list are food storage, gardening, survival and homesteading. Amazons Best Selling Books There are very FEW on Amazons best-selling list when it comes to preparedness books Food Storage for Self-Sufficiency and Survival Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival Amazons TOP Selling books…

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ER Bar Review- Emergency Rations and Survival Bars

ER Bar Review- Emergency Rations and Survival Bars

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here As a family, we decided to taste test a few of the most common survival bars.  This way, we would know which ones WE enjoyed, and which ones our kids would enjoy and be more willing to eat. To be honest, I had never tried ANY type of ER or survival bar and was pretty nervous!  I had always has this impression that they were gross and I would…

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How to Build an Emergency Fund

How to Build an Emergency Fund

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here So, you’ve figured out you need an emergency fund… now what?  There are a few different ways to build an emergency fun.  I’ll divide them into two different categories.  Quick ideas for those emergencies you have NOW, and  Long Term ideas if you aren’t in a pinch.  Read What is an Emergency Fund if you aren’t sure what it is. Quick Ideas Sell Something Rummage through your closets, garage…

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