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Freeze Drying Food From Home Without a Machine

Freeze Drying At Home With Out A MACHINE

Can It be done? Absolutely! This may come as a shock to many, but you don’t need one of the big fancy freeze drying machines to actually make your own freeze dried food. Let’s discuss how you can do this at home. There Are 2 Methods Of Freeze Drying Your Own Food 1. The Home […]

Earthquake Country – How to Prepare Your Home for an Earthquake

preparing for earthquakes

The noun “earthquake” means: “a sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth’s crust or volcanic action” There are several states in the US that make up “earthquake country;” Hawaii, Illinois, California, Oregon, Alaska, Tennessee, Washington, Arkansas, Utah, Nevada, Montana, Missouri, Kentucky, and honorable […]

Prep 101: How to Prepare for and Survive In Tornado Alley, The Midwest

Preparing for tornado alley

*Editors Note: This is part 1 in the series “Prep 101” look for the tag to read the rest. Let’s talk tornado alley… Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Eastern Colorado, and South Dakota make up this windy region of the great US (honorable mention goes to Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Iowa, Tennessee, Kentucky, Minnesota, and Wisconsin). Twisters […]

Prep 101: Preparing In Hurricane Country, The Southeast

Preparing in hurricane country

The Southeast has many charming qualities; Disney World, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, The Georgia Aquarium (world’s largest aquarium), backyard alligators… ok, so maybe not all things in the Southeast are charming. Besides the occasional unfriendly gator, this region of the U.S. has experienced some of Mother Nature’s worst disasters.   If you call Florida, Georgia, North […]

Prep 101: What You Need To Prepare For If You Live In The Northeast

Preparing in the northeast

*Editors Note: This is part 1 in the series “Prep 101” look for the tag to read the rest. The Northeast part of the United States is no stranger to bearing the brunt of Mother Nature’s jokes. For example, in 1999 the Northeast experienced a heat wave that resulted in a death toll of 271 […]

Prep 101: 9 Disasters That You Need To Prepare For

9 Disasters That You Need To Prepare For

*Editors Note: This is part 1 in the series “Prep 101” look for the tag to read the rest. Disasters come in all shapes and sizes. They often show up with little to no warning, are never welcome, and have been known to overstay their visit. The more you’re familiar with these unwelcome “guests,” the better […]

How 148 Tornados In 1974 Changed Emergency Preparedness Forever

It’s human nature to want to be the best, break records, and rules… people get stronger, faster, smarter, and figure out how to go farther and faster every day. Milestones become faded memories and we continue to move forward breaking rules and regulations. Mother Nature is no different; she has continued to show us that […]

A Guide to What is Edible in the Wild

A Guide to What is Edible in the Wild

Toxic or Safe? The Million Dollar Question We’ve all seen a movie or read a book about someone being lost in the woods, yearning for a juicy steak, but instead, they are surrounded by shrubbery, which may or may not be fatal when ingested. Don’t allow yourself to be caught in this dilemma. There is […]