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Month: September 2017

To Prep or Not To Prep: You Always Have A Choice, But The Choice Is Yours!

To Prep or Not To Prep: You Always Have A Choice, But The Choice Is Yours!

I am fortunate to live in an area that doesn’t have major natural disasters. Yes, we are at risk for tornadoes. Blizzards hit once in awhile during the winter. We are rarely without power and we are not down for long when bad weather hits. Droughts can be a problem, but never really for long. However, we have no major flooding (in my area), no earthquakes, and no hurricanes. Wildfires are a rarity.In watching the hurricane coverage and listening/watching/reading first-hand…

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Ten Prepping Habits You Should Be Working On!

Ten Prepping Habits You Should Be Working On!

Habits can be good or bad. They can be a wonderful thing or a curse. However, I believe in having good habits as a prepper. We need to be diligent in our personal growth as preppers and habits do this for us. Habits keep us accountable and help us to become better preppers.Some of these habits may seem a little different, but I see prepping as a personal thing to improve us as well as make us better people in…

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Five Prepping Things To Accomplish In September

Five Prepping Things To Accomplish In September

The end of August and beginning of September this year has taught us a few things. Being prepared is not only crucial, it is purely survival for those who have been or will be caught in the hurricanes and the wildfires. Living where I do, I get complacent about bug-out bags and having things together to be ready to evacuate.Many people in Texas and now Florida are wishing they had listened to the warnings. They are wishing they had everything…

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Can You Stop Someone From Looting Your Home?

Can You Stop Someone From Looting Your Home?

Inevitably, after every national disaster, riot, or crisis, we hear about looting. People without morals will steal other people’s things for their own gain and profit. They will steal anything that looks to be valuable. They will steal from stores, storage areas, and homes. The looters will probably be in groups and, more than likely, armed. They will believe they have the upper hand and will use that to their advantage.Can you stop someone from looting your home? I believe…

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What Does National Preparedness Month Mean To Me? Time to Assess, Test, & Plan Your Preps!

What Does National Preparedness Month Mean To Me? Time to Assess, Test, & Plan Your Preps!

Being prepared has different meanings for different people. Many people might prepare for the same things, but most of us have different circumstances. One person might try to prepare for everything possible while the next person just wants to get through the next crisis.September is National Preparedness Month. This is a good time to assess, evaluate, test, and plan your preps. We have some national disasters happening right now and potential crisis coming on the horizon. As we are seeing,…

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