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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.

Surviving Disaster Near a Lake or River: How to Get Prepared

Surviving Disaster Near a Lake or River: How to Get Prepared

Those who live near large bodies of water are no strangers to storms and the devastation they can leave behind. Just as those near the coastlines have to deal with treacherous hurricanes, those who live near lakes or rivers know all too well about the potential of flooding. Take the proper precautions to ensure you […]

8 Survival Principles Every Kid Should Learn

8 Survival Principles Every Kid Should Learn

Your kids’ tender age makes them fragile when faced with overwhelming challenges. When disasters strike, your kids’ safety will be your number one priority above everything else. Prepping trends have risen in conjunction with increased man-made and natural calamities. Along with this comes the urgency to teach survival principles to your kids. Prepare your little […]

Survival Tools for AFTER SHTF

Survival Tools for AFTER SHTF

Guest Article By:  Michael Chotiner How are you going to tool up for after SHTF? In the end, it depends on the nature of your fears, your personality, your skills and your motivations. For example, if you asked my wife — a glamor girl and public relations spinmeister — to put together a survival tool […]

Superhero Dad wrecks his truck to save kids

Superhero Dad wrecks his truck to save kids

If there was ever any doubt, this video will be sure to restore your faith in humanity.  Watch as this superhero dad wrecks his truck to save these kids.  But it is what happens next that makes this story even more touching. Community pulls together for superhero dad When the two brothers who own Carstar in west […]

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Food For Car Emergencies

Food For Car Emergencies

Despite the fact that the world is more connected than ever via devices like cell phones, computers, and walkie-talkies, there are still occasions when communications are in jeopardy. The occasional loss of a cell phone signal may not be cause for panic, but if communication is impossible and an emergency occurs, it is important to […]

Emergency Preparedness Basics with Essential Oils

Emergency Preparedness Basics with Essential Oils

As I travel and educate people about essential oils, I get asked one question a lot. What oils  should I have on hand in case of an emergency? Maybe you haven’t asked this specific question, but you’ve wondered how you would deal with illness and pain if a doctor wasn’t immediately available. Knowing what your […]

How to Prepare For the Coming Food Crisis

How to Prepare For the Coming Food Crisis

Opposed to what people think: Food Crisis are very common. In fact there are countries and regions which are going through one right now. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that nearly 870 million people, or one in eight, were suffering from chronic undernourishment in 2010-2012. Almost all the hungry people, 852 million, […]

How to Prepare for a Volcanic Eruption

How to Prepare for a Volcanic Eruption

  Preparing for a volcanic eruption basically boils down to prepping for evacuation at a movement’s notice  if you live in a blast, lava flow or lahar zone or prepping for volcanic ash if you live in an ash fall zone. There is also the possibility of volcano related earthquakes, but earthquakes are covered in […]

10 Things to Do if a Winter Storm Is Happening and You’re Not Prepared

10 Things to Do if a Winter Storm Is Happening and You’re Not Prepared

  Just weeks ago a winter storm hit the South East United States leaving traffic locked in grid lock for days, people were also stuck at the office and in school for days. Tonight ice and cold rains down on the same areas with massive grid lock and power outages looming. For this second round of […]



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