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How to Be Prepared for an Emergency with an Infant

How to Be Prepared for an Emergency with an Infant

Alright, so you have your EDC, your EDC Bag and your 72 hour emergency kit which will cover you and your partner in an emergency situation for a few days, but what can you do to be prepared for your infant if the shit hits the fan? As I've discussed in my previous preparedness posts, prepping is one of those…
How to Build a Better 72 Hour Emergency Kit

How to Build a Better 72 Hour Emergency Kit

As you might remember, I was on a kick last year to get our emergency supplies in order.  Well, the busy-ness of life happened and our preparedness plans kind of fell to the back burner for a bit.  That is, until now. Since I covered EDCs, EDC Bags and a Work Emergency Kit last year, I figure the next step is…
How to Build a Better Work Emergency Kit

How to Build a Better Work Emergency Kit

Over the years, I have found myself thinking about how much time I spend at work and how that relates to a variety of emergency scenarios.  Fortunately for me, I work for an organization that provides after school and summer camp programs for kids, which means we have to be prepared for emergency situations.  In the event of an emergency,…
How to Build a Better Every Day Carry Bag

How to Build a Better Every Day Carry Bag

Today I will talk about Every Day Carry Bags, but first, I just want to talk a bit about the process of preparing for SHTF/emergency situations...When I first started looking at our preparations for potential SHTF situations, I felt quite comfortable with the process, thinking we were pretty prepared, but the more that I think about it, the more I…
How to Build a Better Every Day Carry (EDC)

How to Build a Better Every Day Carry (EDC)

As mentioned in my original How to Prep for the Unexpected post, I am determined to tighten up our emergency plans and supplies. So, in the interest of starting at the beginning and after being inspired by sites like everyday-carry  and everydaycarryblog,  as well as a couple of old posts by Kelly and Erik at Root Simple, I've decided to stick to…
How to Prep for the Unexpected – An Overview and a Plan

How to Prep for the Unexpected – An Overview and a Plan

Prepper - Someone who focuses on preparedness, generally for various worst-case scenarios like peak oil or armageddon. Sometimes used to avoid the more loaded term survivalist. Some preppers focus on guns, others on sustainable agriculture. Honestly, I am not sure whether or not we might be considered Preppers.  We have emergency food and a few supplies put away, but we don't rotate…
Independence Days

Independence Days

Happy Friday, everyone!!!I've continued to hope that the warm weather will stick around and have been slowly transplanting hardened off veggies into either the ground or their permanent pots.  I have to continuously fight the urge to put everything in the ground right now, but we are very close!  Anyhow, here's a peek at some of what we've been up…