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Comprehensive Stock-Pile list of 101 x 2 Items to Store for Emergency Preparedness

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Perhaps you’ve looked through lists of non-food items to stockpile for times of need. You may have even stored a ton of things like toilet paper, salt, vinegar, warm clothing and such. Now is a good time to be stock-piling, before the economy really drops!

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Mobile Rolling Kitchen Chuck Box for Camping and Emergencies

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We went camping this October as a family as one last time to be together before my daughter headed out. It was a fun experience, yet I learned that I could be much more organized. We were making a Dutch oven dinner and dessert. I found that all the various items I needed were in different containers, on different tables. Often we were turning around asking where this and that was. It made things a bit more tedious than it needed to be.

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How to Recognize and Overcome The Normalcy Bias in These Last Days

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“The economy goes up and down but things always get better.”

“People say something will happen, but nothing ever does.”

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Items to Stock Up On for Barter After Disaster or Economic Collapse

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My personal philosophy is: DIVERSITY is key when it comes to preparing.  For me, this means having several different kinds of food storage (freeze dried, dehydrated, home bottled, store canned, etc), Self-protection, Medical preps and First Aid, and so forth.

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My Amazon Favorites for Emergency Preparedness + TIPS

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I’m not the most expert on coupon clipping or bargain hunting, but I have done a lot of researching and studying of products and items in the last year for preparedness.  I thought I would share what I personally have found, in the event that it is helpful for anyone else. Please also realize that the things I was researching and purchasing have been what I felt was a need for my family and our preps.  Yours might be different.

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Using Buckets and Bins To Organize Your Preps

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There are so many lists of things to gather and have on hand in case of an economic crisis, natural disaster, emergency, famine, terrorist attack and any number of things. One effective way to organize and store these various “Prep” items is using buckets and bins.

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Being Prepared: Survivalist Vs Community

Stockpile goods and Ammo and be a hermit or work with your neighborhood to all get prepared?

Stockpile goods and ammo and be a hermit or work with your neighborhood to help everyone get prepared?

Preparing for disasters, economic collapse, pandemic or what have you, may earn you the term of being a “Prepper”. Preppers are often viewed as those extreme folks who see doom and gloom everywhere. They invest in bunkers, load up on guns and ammo, talk about conspiracy theories, and the list goes on.  Preppers are also associated with survival and being able to subsist on their own, maybe even moving out away from everyone and setting up their survival homestead.

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What’s in Your 72 Hour Kit?

This is another guest post.  Yay! This time, my friend Tricia shares what she’s packed for her son in his 72 hour kit.  There are some things in his pack that I didn’t consider for ours.

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20 Preparedness Items to KEEP Instead of Tossing

 

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Getting into your preparedness mode of thinking means to take on a new perspective with everyday things. It’s not about going out and purchasing all the latest survival gear; but more like making the most of what you already have on hand.

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