The recent Paradise fire tragedy was a grim reminder that without a plan and more importantly preset "triggers" to implement it, you may not have time to avoid the same fate as many Paradise residents. Every prepared person (i.e. "Prepper") should have multiple EVAC-uation plans to pick from depending on the allowable time given to … Continue reading What’s Your 5 Minute EVAC Plan?
If you have not already made an electronic backup of your critical documents, DO IT NOW! I'm one of the worst procrastinators when it comes to boring stuff like this, but it really is important and I encourage you to not delay another week. Below is a list of items to consider storing electronic copies … Continue reading Thumb Drive of Your Life!
# 10 Can: Can of food approximately 7" x 6-1-4" A.O.: Area of Operations, surrounding area you are living in. ALICE: All-Purpose Lightweight Individual Carrying Equipment BoB, BOB, or B-o-B: Bug-out Bag: Synonymous with G.O.O.D. Kit. See also: BIB, GOOD and INCH BOL, B.O.L., or B.o.L.: Bug-out Location. Synonymous with retreat BoV or BOV: Bug-out Vehicle. Synonymous … Continue reading Prepper Glossary
Results are easy, you just need to start somewhere; Preferably sooner than later! My original intent of this post was to give a list of events that one might find themselves in and point towards items and knowledge that would be useful to weather those events; The more I thought about it though, the more I … Continue reading Are You Prepared?
I think one of the hardest parts of prepping (especially when starting out) is setting one's priorities straight and then taking action or Getting Things Done! Most people that recognize the need to prepare for the coming "bad times" either don't feel the urgency of the situation or feel too helpless to do something about … Continue reading Setting Priorities and GTD!
Recently started to re-inventory the pantry and decided to make a sheet to keep better track. Without it I find it easy to lose track of how much we have gone through.Should be a good starting point if you don't have one already. I have included calorie info for the items I stock and a … Continue reading My Food Storage Spreadsheet
You can't live long without it! So when it stops coming out of your house tap, what's your plan? POTABLE WATER First, there is no practical way to store potable water in bulk. I keep 40gal of it in (8) 5gal USMC Jerrycans in the storage room, but that's just to ride out small … Continue reading Got Water?