People are unpredictable. Sometimes, they zig when you think they are going to zag. Knowing how to read people AND situations is an important part to anyone’s preparedness. This is true if you’re just going to the store or you think there is a potential for a future where people won’t be too friendly. Spending a little time working through scenarios and situations is a great way to start problem solving what you might want to do to help keep yourself or your family safe if the need arises.
About 15 years ago, I started playing online games. I started [...]
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Todd’s Note: This guest post discusses keeping and maintaining a car kit. This is a good idea for every vehicle that you own. After reading these ideas, what would you add? What do you carry in your vehicle?
You’ve done the research, made a plan and stocked up on non-perishables, and now your home is a prepper’s paradise. But what if an emergency happens while you’re on the road? Many preppers have created bug-out bags (aka BOBs) to keep in their vehicle for this scenario. Beyond the fairly obvious items like food and water, [...]
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Todd’s Note: For those of us paying attention to the economy, saving money and being frugal is crucial. The more money we can save, the more money we can spend on items that NEED to be purchased. The trick here, is to reuse, recycle and think about how we can use items in multiple ways. This post touches the surface of things we should do and acquire that can save money. What else can you think of?
When planning for the worst, it is easy to spend a lot of money. In fact, some [...]
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Todd’s Note: I know that many of you who visit this site are seasoned preppers. This article is not for you. This article is meant as an introduction to getting someone to prepare with the basics of food, water and information. If you know of someone who is not a prepper, but could benefit from this information, please pass it along. We all know people that we care about who are not prepared, hopefully this article will show them the common sense behind it.
We do a lot to make sure that are families are [...]