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As you journey down the path of disaster readiness, you’ll no doubt amass some sort of food storage. This might be special freeze-dried and/or dehydrated foods or perhaps just simply stocking up on some extra canned goods and other “normal” foods your family eats regularly. Whether you take one particular approach or maybe a combination [...]

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Author: Steve Thibeault
Posted: December 17, 2014, 2:06 pm

Emergency blankets, sometimes called space blankets, are found in just about every survival kit on the market today, as well as being available for separate purchase. They can be crucial to survival, provided you understand how to use them properly. Emergency Blankets are More Like Thin Tarps The term “blanket” is actually something of a [...]

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Author: Steve Thibeault
Posted: December 9, 2014, 2:39 pm

For many of us, our pets are truly members of the family. They aren’t employees that are only there to perform a duty. Instead, they are much more like children, albeit with fuzzy faces and a lack of a command of the English language. It stands to reason, then, that we need to consider their [...]

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Author: Steve Thibeault
Posted: December 3, 2014, 4:15 pm

Perhaps more than any other point in history, paperwork rules our lives. Sure, we’ve made some strides in saving trees by using electronic media rather than actual paper in many cases, but the fact is, red tape often seems to conspire against us. This is readily apparent in the aftermath of disasters. You have insurance, [...]

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Author: Steve Thibeault
Posted: November 27, 2014, 6:19 am

How much food do you have in your home right now? If you had no way to buy more, for how long could you feed your family using only what you have at this moment? What’s in Your Pantry? If it is anything less than a couple of weeks, you really need to consider stocking [...]

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Author: Steve Thibeault
Posted: November 24, 2014, 2:27 pm

With the recent beheadings by the terrorist group calling themselves ISIS, the world has received a wake up call to the most extreme of extremists. Their ultimate goal is to create a caliphate in the middle east and then to spread its reach to the entire world. These are not cave dwellers with a half [...]

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Author: Steve Thibeault
Posted: September 4, 2014, 4:02 pm

It’s hurricane season again and time to make sure we’re prepared to get through what Mother Nature dishes out. From June 1st through November 30th of each year, there is higher chance of one forming in the Atlantic basin and reaching the US. Now that we’re relocated in Florida, the hurricane season takes on a [...]

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Author: Steve Thibeault
Posted: June 12, 2014, 3:15 pm

This weekend, I’d like for you to take a little time and put together a mini survival kit. Nothing elaborate nor fancy is required. Just a kit that will satisfy most if not all your basic needs in a survival situation, yet be small enough to fit on your belt or in a purse. To [...]

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Author: Jim Cobb
Posted: June 28, 2013, 10:48 pm

Most of us have felt it at least once or twice. We’ve devoted so much time, so many resources, toward planning for what might come someday, we get burned out. We feel overwhelmed by how much we still feel we need to do. It feels like there will never be enough time, enough money, to [...]

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Author: Jim Cobb
Posted: June 27, 2013, 9:02 pm

A few weeks ago, Lisa Bedford, The Survival Mom(TM), asked several survival and preparedness bloggers for a short essay detailing how we’d know it is time to bug out, or as she put it, that the “balloon had gone up.” Here is my contribution. One of the most common questions I get, just behind What [...]

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Author: Jim Cobb
Posted: June 26, 2013, 11:08 pm




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