Category «Emergency Preparedness»

Most Problems are Easy to Solve – Just Get Off the Escalator

Learned helplessness is a dangerous trend in our society. Take a minute and watch this absolutely absurd video. It demonstrates an important principle. Most problems are easy to solve. Just get off the elevator. When disaster strikes are you going to be standing around waiting for FEMA to come rescue you? Just like the escalator …

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 …

Don’t Forget the Gloves!

Are a variety of gloves on your list of basic preps? They should be. No one glove can provide the protection you need for every task. Have you ever had a small paper cut on a finger that was really painful? Even small cuts and scrapes can become life-threatening if not cared for properly. In …

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 …

Preparing for the Only Certain Event

Today I finished an absolutely fascinating book. I was discussing the economic woes of our country with some friends who told me about a historical account of signs and events that demonstrate that we are in danger of economic collapse soon. I was intrigued, ordered a digital audio copy of the book and started listening. …

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 …