2015 Preparedness Challenge

Prepare 2015 – $20 and 15 Minutes – April Goal

Spring has brought with it new energy and a beautiful new beginning. We have some challenging times ahead of us, but there is great reason to celebrate and look forward to a bright future. Producing your own food provides food security in times of economic challenges and increases overall health. Last month’s goal included planting bare […]

2015 Preparedness Challenge

Prepare 2015 – $20 and 15 Minutes – March Goal

Spring is in the air and it is the perfect time to get busy planting. Bare root fruit trees, vines and berry bushes are inexpensive this time of year. Best of all, they tend to thrive. Prepare 2015–March Homework Spend $20–Purchase a bare root fruit tree or grape vines or berry bushes. You can find […]

2015 Preparedness Challenge

Prepare 2015 – $20 and 15 Minutes – February Goal

February is the month to organize your important documents. The goal is to have all important information quickly accessible in an emergency or in the event of serious illness or death. We recommend that you create a binder with copies of all of your important documents. A binder that zips all the way around or […]

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Death and Disaster in 5 Short Minutes

Five minutes is such a short amount of time. What will your life be like 5 minutes from now? On December 14, 2012 at 9:35 in the morning, children at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut were busy learning to read, write and solve simple math equations. I think many of them were contemplating the […]

2015 Preparedness Challenge

Prepare 2015–$20 and 15 Minutes a Month

Preparedness can be a little bit overwhelming. This year we are going to help you break it down into manageable pieces. We challenge you to spend $20 dollars to purchase necessary supplies and 15 minutes working on necessary tasks each month. Do it and you will be amazed at the progress you will have made […]

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Rocked by an Earthquake – Were We Ready?

A few nights ago Jonathan and I were in bed when we heard a weird noise and shaking. We both questioned each other about the noise and movement. He quickly responded that it was an earthquake. Having grown up in California and living through a couple of big earthquakes, I assured him that he was mistaken. […]

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FEMA’s Take on Emergency Water Storage

I was honored to be a guest expert on Debbye Cannon’s 20/20 Preparedness Show this morning.  Debbye was a delightful host and we discussed some great ideas about emergency lighting and other preparedness topics. You can listen to the interview on her site by clicking here. In the course of our conversation water storage was established as […]

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Protecting Yourself from the Darker Elements of Society

Our society is comprised of many good, honest people who would give up their own life in order to save the life of a stranger. However, there are others who would take a life for monetary gain or even for the thrill of it. This dark element demands that we are prepared to protect ourselves […]