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Monthly Archives: June 2013

  • "What should I buy?"  "How much should I store?"

    "Are there enough calories to sustain me for the day?"

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    These basic questions confront all of us as we try to plan how best to meet the nutritional needs of our families in emergency situations. (...)

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    Posted In: Insight, Food Storage

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    1. Choose hikes with a specific destination such as a lake, a spectacular view, or a waterfall. Start small children on short, easy trails at first; gradually increase difficulty as their muscles and ambition grow. (...)

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    Posted In: Insight, Planning

  • WS- Water Barrel Trio copy

    *pictured above 55 gallon, 30 gallon, and 15 gallon tanks

    Water storage containers vary in their size, color, shape, versatility and quality. We have specifically chosen our Read More

    Posted In: Insight, Water Storage

  • Emergency Shelter

    When preparing for an emergency, it is recommended to set priorities. After food and water, shelter may be the next top priority in survival. A shelter will not only provide you with protection from the elements and possibly animals, but will provide you with warmth. The easiest way to be sure you will always have shelter is to carry it with you wherever you go. A light tent or tube tent that you can keep in your bag or pack is ideal. (...)

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    Posted In: Insight, Shelter and Temperature Control

  • Most of us are accustomed to having a wide variety of food choices available to us. Consider the dishes you ate at home in the last week. Then think of the types of food available in your local restaurants. More than any time in history, we can partake of the cuisines of many nations—Mexican, Italian, German, Chinese, Indian, Thai, and more—and our grocery stores often carry exotic produce that we may not even recognize. (...)

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  • Many recognize the value of storing food and water for emergencies. The following list is intended to jar your memory and increase awareness of a few other items that you might easily overlook when developing an emergency storage plan.

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    Posted In: Insight, Planning

  • Refreshing Drinks

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    Although our stored or purified water may be entirely safe to drink, and definitely necessary for our health and well-being, in an emergency, it may not taste as appetizing as we would desire, especially for children. (...)

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    Posted In: Insight, Water Storage

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    Why rotate my food storage?

    Because it is wise and you want to provide the most nutrition and taste for your family. In order to do that, all stored food should be rotated as frequently as possible. (...)

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  • The type of fuel you store for heating, lighting and cooking in an emergency will vary according to your living situation. Gaining knowledge about the various options is helpful in order to make wise choices.

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    Posted In: Insight, Shelter and Temperature Control

  • Emergency Comfort Foods

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    Disasters can happen anywhere at anytime. When they do occur, they can completely change the way you live your life. But to make the situation easier for you and your family, we recommend storing some “comfort foods. (...)

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    Posted In: Insight, Food Storage

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