Category Archives: family

The Freeze Dried Holiday Meal Planner

Use Discount Code: HOLIDAY15 to receive 15% off your total order at checkout! It’s the time of year when friends and family get together to celebrate community, friendship, and the blessings of the past year. Much like the early settlers, many of us gather together for Thanksgiving to recognize the fruits of our labor. We […]

How to Pack a DIY First Aid Kit for Your Car

Guest Post by: John Bishop from ScienceOfSkill.com Read the original article here. Being prepared is something we all care about, but some people put more effort into preparation than others. If you are the kind of person who is never more than a few steps from a pocket knife and a bottle of water, you […]

Things To Have In Your Home In The Event Of A Flood

Guest Post by: John Bishop from ScienceOfSkill.com Read the original article here. It is so important that you and your family are prepared in the event of a flood. While this is something that all families hope they never have to endure, flooding is an all too real disaster that can strike at any time. […]

6 Emergency Foods Every Family Should Store

6 Emergency Foods Every Family Should Have (2)

  There are many people in the world that walk around with an “it won’t happen to me” attitude; they feel like a crisis situation is only something they see other people go through while they watch the nightly news and enjoy a slice of pizza. The truth is… no one is immune to disaster. […]

Teaching Children 911 Skills

Teaching Children 911 Skills

  Emergencies can happen to anyone, anywhere. Preparing your children to act appropriately during an emergency is just as important as preparing yourself. One of the things that you can teach your children at a young age, is how to use 911. 911 is the standard number to reach an emergency dispatcher. It is estimated […]

Creating A Family Emergency Plan, Step By Step

Creating A Family Emergency Plan, Step By Step

If you’ve ever put together an emergency kit, you know that you have a list of essential items that need to be included to help fulfill basic needs. However, you may not think of the items you may need to get back on your feet during/after the disaster. You need your health insurance information, your […]

Camping 101: Where To Pitch Your Tent?

Camping 101: Where To Pitch Your Tent?

  It’s camping season! If you’re anything like us, you’re looking forward to night time skies filled with stars, roaring fires with the smell of roasting marshmallows, and of course, warmer nights that mean you can sleep outdoors. If you are headed out with a tent and sleeping bag, ready for an adventure, you’ll need […]

Trumps First 100 Days: What Does It Mean For Emergency Preparedness?

Trumps First 100 Days: What Does It Mean For Emergency Preparedness?

The first 100 days have become a standard in which we judge the adequacy of our new president. It started with President Franklin Roosevelt, who jumped in feet first. He signed 76 bills and rolled out the New Deal within his first 100 days and now every president since has been trying to live up […]

What Did Trump’s Speech Tell Us About Emergency Preparedness?

President Trump recently addressed congress. He took the time to make updates on the policies he hopes to implement and to raise questions about current issues. What does that mean for preparedness? Let’s address a couple of his points and what that can mean for us. New Jobs The president pointed out that our middle […]

4 Ways To Build A Fire Without Matches

4 ways to start a fire without matches

  If you ever find yourself in a survival situation, one of the first things you’ll be thinking of is fire. It provides a means of staying warm, a way of cooking your food, or boiling and purifying water. It also provides a bit of comfort in what could be a very scary situation. However, […]