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9 Celebrity Preppers Ready for Anything

Even if you are a famous actor, world-class athlete or chart-topping musician, you are not immune to disaster. Having access to vast quantities of cash will only get you so far if the proverbial you-know-what hits the fan, and many celebrities are aware of this. 

In the past, prepping was most commonly associated with the tinfoil hat wearing, doomsday-fearing type. Today, however, people from all walks of life have realized that unthinkable things can, and often do, happen, and the […]

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Hurricane Season Has Arrived: Here’s What to Know in 2019

For some in the United States, June 1st brings gleeful anticipation of sunshine and white sand beaches. But for much of the country, June 1st has a different meaning. It marks the arrival of hurricane season.

Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June 1st to November 30th, and the average number of significant storms per year1 from data collected from 1981-2010 is 12.1—and an average of 6.4 of those storms are hurricanes, with 2.7 listed as major hurricanes. And as the […]

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Preparedness Tips for Natural Disasters

With the creature comforts that surround many of us, it’s hard to imagine how quickly it all could change. But all you have to do is turn on the news, or ask any disaster survivor, to know that when a natural disaster strikes, your life can be turned upside-down in a matter of hours, minutes or even seconds.

Preventing natural disasters isn’t an option—so, the only alternative is to be prepared for them. No preparedness list will be comprehensive, […]

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Essential Steps to Prepare Your Home for a Natural Disaster

If you live
in an area that is prone to natural disasters, then there are some essential
tips you need to know to keep your home ready for disaster and to ensure you
have it easy in the aftermath of a disaster. The steps will come in handy when
you are trying to survive a natural disaster because you could use them to stay
ready. Each of the steps features important information that is worth noting.

Stocking up on food

Food is
probably the first thing you […]

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Household Prep Plan for Emergencies

No one wants to think about the potential for a natural disaster or another calamity to strike their home or community and affect their family.
As unpleasant as such situations may be to think about, it is important that we consider them in order to plan for what should happen should the circumstances arise.
Having an emergency plan for your household can go a long way toward keeping your family safe in the event of an emergency. By planning and having […]

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Procrastination – Can You Afford the Cost?

Several years ago, I had an experience that haunts me to this day.  If there was any way possible to turn back the clock and re-live that Saturday, it would be such a blessing.  Not because there was anything traumatic or ugly that transpired that day, but just the absolute frustration of an exciting opportunity lost to the far too common ease of procrastination.

A few years after we had purchased a cabin in the high mountains of the Manti-La […]

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Bug-Out-Bag Food: Everything You Need to Know

If you ever find yourself in an emergency situation and need to evacuate, you’ll need a bug-out-bag (BOB) to survive. A BOB should help you survive for up to 72 hours, so it’s important to pack it with any essentials you might need while out in the wild or making your way to safety.
Some of the first things you’ll probably think of packing are water, shelter, some rope, a first-aid kit, a survival knife and, of course, food. It […]

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Patience – the Answers Will Come

My wife and I recently attended a Christmas concert downtown the same night there was a major sporting event a few blocks away.  We hadn’t really thought it through beforehand, but the concert ended about the same time as the sporting event.  We quickly realized what a mistake we’d made.  The traffic, with over 50,000 fans and concert attendees all trying to leave the already congested downtown streets at the same time, became an absolute nightmare!
It was a major […]

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Don’t Get Caught Unprepared!

The Better Business Bureau recently published an article regarding their partnership with FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security in an effort to help families prepare for possible terrorist attack strikes, or natural disasters.
“Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.”, this year’s theme for National Preparedness Month. National Preparedness Month provides an opportunity to remind everyone to prepare themselves and their families now, and throughout the year.
Encouraging awareness is an important goal, but unfortunately, many families will put off properly […]

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How To Create Extra Space for Food Storage – 14 Ideas To Stretch A Small Footprint

If you’re living in an apartment or small house, finding the room for food storage can be a little tricky. And if you have kids, the problem compounds even more. What little space you have shrinks exponentially. But don’t give up hope! With a little creativity, there are likely some underutilized spaces in your home, that can easily be re-purposed for some extra food storage.
14 Places You Can Store Extra Food

Create False Bottoms in Cupboards:
If you have low cupboards […]

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