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Lodge Sportsman Grill

Lodge Sportsman Grill

…zen & the art of cooking on a cast iron grill… I nearly forgot. Over two years ago, I was so happy with a new acquisition, I made a video of it’s first use…an “unboxing” if you will.  Earned a gift certificate for Bass Pro Shops, enabling me to pull the trigger on a Lodge Cast […]

By September 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Teaching Your Children about an Emergency Situation

Teaching Your Children about an Emergency Situation

By Tiffany Wynne As parents we never want to think about an emergency situation becoming a reality. From natural disasters to home break-ins, these are all scary thoughts, but they happen every day. The most important thing you can do for your children is to prepare them for an emergency situation, just in case it […]

By September 4, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
3 Disaster Mitigation Items all Households Should Have

3 Disaster Mitigation Items all Households Should Have

Natural disasters are not only becoming more frequent, but more deadly. In 2011, there were 553 deaths in the U.S. as a result of tornadoes, which was more than 2001 to 2010 combined, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. The Oklahoma Insurance Department estimated damages from the 2013 tornado which destroyed the town […]

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 […]

By July 6, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
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 […]