Tag Archives: Evacuation

Practicing evacuation

Angela at Food Storage and Survival recently posted a great entry on practicing evacuations with the family: When it came time for the activity, I told everyone that we were going to pretend that we were sitting around the house … Continue reading

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Emergency dental care

Does your dentist always send you home with a free toothbrush, a sample tube of toothpaste, and a sample spool of dental floss after each checkup like mine? What do you do with them? If you’re just throwing them away, … Continue reading

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Roughing it – or not

Last year our kids developed an interest in camping, so we thought we’d try it–in the back yard. They had a blast. We vowed never again. Of course time heals all wounds, or soothes all stiff muscles, and we tried … Continue reading

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Keeping sufficient gas in your car

To continue on the theme of the last post a bit, I believe it was the same person who first taught me about disaster kits who told me that you should always keep at least half a tank of gas … Continue reading

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Disaster Kits

Some people may question whether or not you need to stockpile food and supplies enough for long periods of time, but very few will argue that you don’t need a disaster kit. Disaster kits are portable supplies of food, water, … Continue reading

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