The Family Preparedness Group on Facebook Have you ever wanted to go someplace and just talk about your questions about preparedness? The forums of those survivalist groups seem scary, the food storage groups don’t like to talk about anything other than just food storage, and websites aren’t always great for facilitating discussion. Come join us […]
Have you thought of how you will keep your clothes, and your family, clean during a time of power loss in your community? I spent a small portion of my childhood following my Mom to the laundromat each week to wash our clothes. A washing machine was not a convenience we had. But imagine not […]
Family Preparedness: Helping Moms Become Better Prepared through Pinterest Don’t we all want to learn to better prepared for our families from whatever life throws in our direction? Weather disasters, job loss, local emergencies, extended sicknesses, and all those things that make life uncertain? If you love Pinterest, and want to learn more or just […]
Instead of sharing a whole bunch of tornado facts (that’s for another post), let’s get down to what YOU can do for your family to prepare for Tornado Season (and any severe weather threat – because straight line winds can cause as much damage as a tornado can).
Picture this: A local emergency of some sort has the police knocking on your door telling you that you have 5 minutes to evacuate your house (fire, gas leak, railroad collision, earthquake). What will you spend those 5 minutes grabbing? Hopefully you’ll say your children and your 72 hour kit (and then whatever else you think you have time to grab and can carry).
Emergency & Survival on your phone: there’s an app for that. For those of you with the phones and tablets that can use them, here is a list of great emergency and / or survival/preparedness apps that can be heplful! You’ll need to check each to see the compatibility with your iOS or Android device. […]
The storm came, you lost power and you were working on your computer. You’ve probably just lost your work if your program doesn’t have an auto save, because who remembers to save every 2 minutes? You try the phone, and it’s down. The TV is down. Your cell phone sits unusable because you forgot recharge […]
May 6, 2016 is National Naked Gardening Day. Are you going to join in?? I’m not quite sure I want to see it in it’s purest form. I’ll share with you our form in just a sec. According to the UPI: Gardeners from around the country took off their clothes and planted flowers to celebrate the 10th […]
When I wrote yesterday’s post about your most important prep, I had this photo in mind, on top of some recent events in my life that are bringing the idea to the forefront that I’m just not physically ready to handle a ‘Zombie Apocalypse’. I jokingly tell my husband just to leave me behind….I’ll give […]