Hurricane Survival Kit

Long Term Disaster Planning

What if no one is coming to help you? It is impossible for emergency response teams to be everywhere at the same time. This is why it is so important that you plan to take care of yourself for extended periods of time. 72 hours is all good but in reality, it may take a lot longer for help to reach you and your family. Checklist for Long Term Survival Develop a disaster plan Develop…

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December 21: Disasters in History

December 21: Disasters in History

Today is December the 21st and the second day of our look back into the disasters and emergencies that happened on this day in history. 1988, Scotland, Pan Am Flight 103 Today Today marks the 30th anniversary of the terrorist bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. The tragedy that claimed the lives of 270 victims, 189 of them Americans. It was clear within days of the Lockerbie air disaster that it was terrorism,…

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How to Make Beef Jerky

Print How to Make Beef Jerky Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 3 hours Total Time: 3 hours, 15 minutes Calories per serving: 286 Fat per serving: 10.5g Saturated fat per serving: 4.0g Carbs per serving: 13.9g Protein per serving: 32.7g Sugar per serving: 7g Sodium per serving: 2179mg Cholesterol per serving: 81mg Ingredients 3/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 3/4 cup soy sauce 1 tablespoon smoked paprika, or to taste 1 tablespoon honey, or more to…

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Books: The Art of Eating Through The Zombie Apocalypse

We’ve all seen enough movies and TV shows to know how to dodge zombies and stay out of their way. Dodging walkers, though, can only take you too far. You’ll need to feed to stay alive and The Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypse is designed to help you figure that crucial part out. Written by Lauren Wilson, it’s a survivalist cookbook of sorts, designed to show folks everything they’ll need to know about…

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Most Common Myths about Homeschooling

Teaching Your Children About Emergencies

Planning for emergencies is an important task. It can be especially difficult on children which is why it is especially important that you include them throughout the entire planning process. You need to make sure that they understand the potential hazards of various emergencies. Assign roles to each family member and discuss what their job is during an emergency. By teaching your kids about emergencies and what to do can help them stay calm in…

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