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Cari is an editor and author for American Preppers Network. Her family currently live in Georgia. Cari spends her free time gardening, canning, testing products for review, helping others prepare and going to the gym. She believes preparedness is about love and taking care of your family.

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2000 Homes Threatened by Wildfire In California

2000 Homes Threatened by Wildfire In California

Sept.18,2014: More than 2,000 homes and up to 1,500 other smaller structures are threatened by wild fires that are spreading out of control near Sacramento California. With 2,500 brave firefighters involved, the fire has already consumed 44 square miles of trees and brush and is just 5 % contained. Most of the homes in danger […]

By September 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Update: Monsoon Kills Nearly 500 People

Update: Monsoon Kills Nearly 500 People

September 15, 2014 nearly 500 people have been killed across Northern India and Pakistan. Flooding in a village south of Srinagar, India leaves women and children scavenging through their destroyed homes while thousands are stranded. “Massive de-watering operations have been launched in flood-hit areas of the city as military and civilian rescuers have been using […]

By September 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Preparing For Winter in 2014

Preparing For Winter in 2014

The word is, that this years winter in the United states is going to be brutal compared to what we have been getting the last several years. It is suppose to hit us a lot earlier as well. My sources say the end of September or early October. According to the newest edition of North […]

By September 10, 2014 3 Comments Read More →
Is ‘Oven Canning’ Safe?

Is ‘Oven Canning’ Safe?

Have you ever Dry oven canned before? Do you know if it is truly safe? This article gives some unknown insight and the facts to back it up.

Preparing For a Volcano Eruption

Preparing For a Volcano Eruption

With all the hype lately about Yellow Stone’s Volcano and how it could “possibly” erupt a lot sooner than expected, I thought I would put together this article for you on preparing for the aftermath and some things to consider adding to your preparedness supplies. In all honesty, I had never considered preparing for a […]

Stored Sweetened Condensed Milk

Stored Sweetened Condensed Milk

Is your Sweetened Condensed Milk in your food storage about to expire? Is the can starting to rust? Recently a question was posed in a group I am in on Facebook. A wonderful lady has asked I have about 16 cans of sweetened condensed milk that I need to get used up asap as the […]

Apocalyptic Video Games

Apocalyptic Video Games

A little bird dropped in my ear that our readers were wanting a list of apocalyptic, SHTF, TEOTWAWKI, Zombie style games so I thought I would do a little research and put that together for all of you. I hope this helps you out!! There are also a few that haven’t been released just yet […]

Canning Asparagus

Canning Asparagus

One of the reasons I do not grow asparagus is because it takes 2-5 years to produce. Maybe I am just lazy in that aspect, but it is just easier for us to buy it in bulk and can it from home.  Recently my neighbor brought us a big box of frozen asparagus. The tips […]

By November 17, 2013 5 Comments Read More →
Deadly Winter; Be Prepared By Making a Winter Car Kit

Deadly Winter; Be Prepared By Making a Winter Car Kit

Winter is approaching us quickly in 2014. The last few winters have been somewhat mild, but according to the Farmers Almanac it is going to be a very bitter winter this year. Being prepared for natural disasters is one of the most important things a person can do to ensure the safety of their life […]

Dehydrating Louisiana Hot Sauce

Dehydrating Louisiana Hot Sauce

Recently I saw several videos on you tube on how to do dehydrate different sauces and with that my adventure begins. This particular article is about dehydrating Louisiana Hot sauce. Our family loves this on chicken and fajitas. (Well, mostly me.) I started with a 64 fl oz container of sauce I bought at Sam’s […]



Earlier this month, APN Author Stephanie Dayle got some scary news about her twin babies.  Let's see what we can do to help out.