Tips for Storing Water in a 55-Gallon Plastic Barrel

Safe drinking water is a critical priority as you prepare for emergencies. You can only survive 3 days without water. A 55-gallon barrel is a great way to store a large amount of water in a little space. One 55-gallon barrel will supply 2 people with 2 gallons of water per day for a little more …

4 Critical Steps to Raising Disaster Resilient Kids

Father and son splitting firewood

Kids face a variety of “mini disasters” every day as they walk out the door to face the world. Without warning, they may be confronted by dangerous people and situations. Our job, as adults, is to create resilience in them so that no matter what life throws their way, they will have the ability to face …

Deadly Natural Disasters of 2017 – Are You Ready to Evacuate?

California Wildfire

The rate and intensity of natural disasters in the year 2017 reveals a consistent escalation of nature’s fury at an alarming rate. This sampling is only a portion of the challenging events from the year. Remember that each of the statistics represent real people and real suffering. The dead leave mourning loved ones behind. The …

Honey – Nature’s Perfect Longer-Term Storage Food

Honey is an ideal longer-term food storage option. It remains in great condition indefinitely when stored appropriately. Honey contains naturally flavored complex sugars as well as trace enzymes, minerals, vitamins, and amino acids along with a variety of flavonoids and phenolic acids, which act as antioxidants. Honey is an all-natural sweetener with 17 grams of …

Community—Your Best Chance for Survival

Are you missing the critical link to your survival? A strong community may play the determining factor in how well you come out of the challenges that lie in the future. Every good emergency plan should include a network of individuals who, as a whole, possess all the skills, talents and resources to thrive during …

Amazing Food Storage Find

We believe that every home should have a supply of food to last them through tough times. Tough times might come in the form of a short term interruption of income or longer term economic crisis. We live in a time when food is abundant and relatively cheap. However, our food system is fragile and …