The most important thing to have during an emergency (and in your bug out bag) is your first aid kit. Inevitably, you or someone you come across will need first aid treatment. This makes packing your first aid kit extremely important.
Have you ever noticed that mosquitoes, black flies and other insects always wait until your hands are full before they try to sink their “teeth” into you? Insects are a part of summer but wouldn’t it be nice if they didn’t ruin every outdoor adventure.
The good news is, there are a few natural options you can employ to fight off these annoying pests.
We all hope that nothing catastrophic will happen in our lifetime. But we must also realize that we are just a small blip on a timespan of major events that have happened over the past centuries. And, more major events are sure to occur within our or our kid’s lifetime. The simple fact is that we all need to be ready.
There is nothing more heartbreaking than thinking about you or your family not being prepared for the worst — weather its marshall law, a catastrophic natural occurrence, EMP (electromagnetic pulse), a solar flare that could put us back to the 19th century, or another type of disaster. Many lives will be lost. Not having some preparations made means you will not have anything of value for trading with others looking to stay alive.
Do you think that shiny iPhone or fancy sports car will be worth anything if there was a major disaster caused by an EMP or natural disaster? Believe me, they won’t!
Maintaining hygiene and sanitation is an essential part of ensuring that you and your family survive in an emergency situation. Sickness and diseases can arise if you failed to keep your home clean and hygienic. And also, keeping the surroundings clean is important not just for disease control but also for keeping … Read more
In today’s world, where smartphones and the Internet are a daily part of our lives, navigation is something that most people don’t have to think about daily. Most people who live in a big city know the areas around their home, school, work, grocery store, pharmacy, hospital, and all the essential places. … Read more
Disasters come regularly. Every year natural disasters such as tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, and wildfires affect areas around the country. What is interesting is that there are some parts of the United States that are more likely to be subject to such disasters and some that are much less likely to be affected. … Read more
In the event of a natural disaster, sometimes you have to keep track of important information that will benefit you. It gives you peace of mind, so you don’t have to gather your essential files at the last minute. And sometimes during disasters where you need to evacuate, it’s always wise to … Read more
It is something that happens rarely, but it has happened – toilet paper is not available in the stores or even online! Toilet paper is one of the most essential things most people buy – even though our modern version was not even invented until the late 1800s. It is not uncommon … Read more
Infection is a pain – literally! Whether the infection is internal or external, one’s main goal is to clear up the problem. Infections are caused by one of three things: bacteria, fungus, or virus. While there are pharmaceutical drugs available to treat these, overuse of some of them – especially antibiotics – … Read more
Despite the common method of washing clothing being tossing them into a machine, setting the dials, and letting it do its thing, it is definitely not the only possible method. In fact, there are still people even in the United States who choose not to use electricity – such as the Amish … Read more
When people enjoy doing things, it makes it easier to learn them. That is one of the reasons why there are things like the times tables set to fun tunes. Playing pretend is a way that children learn to do real-world things like cleaning up and even parenting. In the same way, … Read more
There are many scenarios in which survival skills might be necessary. Different scenarios will necessarily require different skills, but there are some skills that are likely to be needed in nearly every situation. These skills are important because they take care of the things that are needed to live, not necessarily be … Read more