Category Archives: Being Prepared

Beyond prepping and survival … to building

Much of what is talked about concerning prepping and survival is in ensuring we live through a catastrophic event. While that’s important if something like that ever happens, what isn’t thought about as much is what will happen once the period of shock has worn off and people are alive, but not really living. That is the time most would start to think of building again, or rebuilding. While that would be the case with a major event, the truth is, at this time we’re in a […]

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99.9 Amazing Uses for Baking Soda – Detailed Descriptions

Baking soda is a must for everyday life, and in many situations it can be of great value to preppers and survivalists looking for ways to deal with extraordinary events that disrupt their lives. The U.S. military has even suggested it for use in case of a nuclear war. Its primary property is its alkalinity, which helps to break down proteins and neutralize acids. This is why it can be used in such a wide variety of ways, from quickly eliminating heartburn to being a leavening agent […]

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Stay Alive – Earthquake Emergency Preparation Tips

Earthquakes are among the most devastating natural disasters. What makes it more annihilating is the fact that there is no precise way of predicting when an earthquake may occur. The most effective tactic to minimize the effects of earthquakes in human lives is to make adequate earthquake emergency preparations. During an earthquake, you will feel the ground shaking or rolling. If the movement of the Earth’s crust is really violent, you might even hear the ground rumbling or roaring. These earthquake characteristics may cause you to panic […]

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Putting Together a Home Earthquake Kit

If you live in an area prone to seismic activity, it’s vitally important that you have an earthquake kit in your house or in your car so that you’ll have emergency supplies if you need them. Even if you don’t live in an area that is prone to earthquakes, you might want to create a basic disaster survival kit to be used in case of tornados or other types of natural disasters. Ideally, your earthquake kit should contain enough supplies for you and your family to survive […]

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How to Prepare a Bug Out Laptop Kit

Can you imagine being away from your computer for an extended period of time? No internet, no email, no funny jokes, no games to play? Many people have found themselves in this position when the unexpected happens. In the event of a natural disaster, terrorist event or a bird flu pandemic, having access to your computer could be a lifesaver. Are you one of the many people who have all their personal and financial records stored on their computer with no back up and no way to […]

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Firearms and the Protection of Family

During the turbulent birth of our country, our forefathers gave us the right to bear arms via the 2nd Amendment of the Constitution. There are many ongoing debates, pro & con on this topic. I for one, am grateful for the 2nd Amendment. Having worked in the law enforcement field for several years, I fully understand that most often, police respond to a call well after the crime has been committed. Crime prevention is relinquished to the individual. In those States that offers the privilege of offering […]

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