burying your pet

Burying Your Pet if it Doesn’t Survive the Disaster

This isn’t something that everybody wants to think about but, “what if your pet doesn’t survive the disaster?” We can do all the needed preparing and planning for our pet’s safety in case of disaster but there may always be the chance that they don’t survive. If this is the case, it isn’t your fault and sometimes there is nothing that we can do as owners to keep them safe. During this post we are…

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survival taboos

Survival Taboos: What Not to do if You Want to Live

It is normal to feel uncomfortable when thinking or talking about certain situations, but in order to plan for them we must discuss them. Situations like what to do if your favorite pet doesn’t survive or if there may not be enough food and water to go around. You have to prepare for the worst so that any situation is possible to get through. Do not wait until the situation arises, plan today. It may…

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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

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 taste 2 teaspoons freshly ground black…

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