Every family should have grab-and-go emergency bags for potential emergencies. Even young children can help pack a go bag and store it in an easy-to-access place. Make grabbing the survival bags part of your emergency drills with your family.
How to Plant Your Survival Garden
In case of a survival situation, where you could no longer rely on a trip to the grocery store for food, it’s a good idea to prepare for a survival garden. If you and your family were facing a scenario where you had to grow food to maintain a well-rounded diet, your ability to plant, tend and harvest from a survival garden preparation would be a key factor.
Win a Berkey Filter and Other Survival Items
This month we’re partnering with BerkeyCleanWater.com and several of our HBN members to bring you a Go Berkey Filter prize bundle. We’re really excited about the Go Berkey because it means you can have Berkey filtered water on the go. This system is perfect for outdoor trips, your emergency kit, or your desk at the […]
Get Prepared – Edible Weeds
Did you know nature has provided a grocery store in your own backyard? I suspect that most of the weeds you mow, spray, and pull can actually sustain you in a major crisis at worst, or supplement your fresh produce at best! A very common briar, commonly called Greenbriar, is something Brer Rabbit loved, but […]
Get Prepared – Worry About Food and Water FIRST!
What does the future hold? Hopefully sunshine and lollipops! But have you watched the news lately? While I always hope for the best (who doesn’t?) I am also preparing for the worst. At the Survival Spot, they have a list of the Top 100 Items to Disappear First During a National Disaster. Generators is number […]
Get Prepared – What Do You Need First?
The most important part of preparing for the future might be to study the past. Survival Spot has put together a list of the Top 100 Items to Disappear First During a National Emergency. I’d like to write a series of posts that discuss these items in a bit more detail, and as they relate […]
Novel Destinations: India and Pacific Ocean
I recently finished Life of Pi, by Yann Martel. What an fun trip! It began in India, around 1975. Pi’s family owns a zoo, but feels pressure to leave India due to the political turmoil surrounding Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. However, before they could leave, they had to make provisions for all of the animals […]