September 6, 2019

Another Bomb Cyclone is Upon the Central US – Get Ready Now

This post is by Bernie Carr, It’s already April and most people are expecting spring weather, but another bomb cyclone, also known as “bombogenesis” is expected tomorrow in the Central U.S. It could impact around 200 million people in its path. What is a Bomb Cyclone? A bomb cyclone is a fierce winter storm, with hurricane force winds.  According to the National Ocean Service: “This can happen when a cold air mass collides with a warm air mass, such […]

How to Prep for the New Deadly Superbug Candida Auris

This post is by Bernie Carr, I’ve hearing about this new deadly yeast infection, Candida Auris that I think more people should know about.  It is a deadly health threat that has now spread among many countries such as Spain, Venezuela, India, Pakistan, South Africa, England; and now cases are being reported in Illinois, New York and New Jersey. What is Candida Auris? Candida Auris is a type of fungus that causes a severe infection in hospitalized patients.  The […]

Warning Signs your Prepping has Gone Too Far

This post is by Bernie Carr, I was reading a Facebook group board and one of the members brought up an interesting question.  The member was a regular in the board, and she was very involved in buying supplies, gear, and learning skills.  Her parents invited her to go to Europe to celebrate their anniversary. They would cover the hotel and food, and she only had to come up with airfare. She was inclined to turn down the invitation […]

NITECORE MT10C Tactical Flashlight Review

This post is by Bernie Carr, I received a Nitecore MT10C – 920 lumens tactical flashlight for review. What’s Included The package contains: MT10C Flashlight, Holster, Lanyard, pocket clip, strap, rubber rings and tail switch cover, replacement Nitecore IMR18350 Rechargeable Battery (Charger Sold Separately). It is waterproof/submersible up to 2meters and  impact resistant up to one meter. It is lightweight, weighs around 2 ounces without the battery, and measures 3.6 inches long. Operating the flashlight The flashlight can be […]

Tips to Help You Disappear from the Internet

Do you sometimes worry there is too much information “out there” about you? I realize it is very difficult to actually disappear from the internet but you can try to reduce the amount of information.  I often advise people to keep a low profile in their social media and not reveal too much as someone may take advantage.  The infographic below provides some helpful tips.       Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay

Money Mondays: 5 Easy Ways to Secure an Apartment on a Budget

Written by: Sage SingletonSage Singleton   Whether you live alone, with a partner, or share with multiple roommates, it’s important for your apartment to feel safe. However, because renters typically can’t have wired security systems or elaborate devices drilled into the walls, you have to get creative with securing your apartment.   Luckily, you don’t have to own your space or have a big budget to boost your apartment’s security. The following are a few inexpensive and easy ways you […]

How to Build Storage for Your Survival/Prepping Gear

Written by Scott Huntington Having prepping or survival gear can save your life in the event of a disaster or apocalypse. However, it’s not ideal if you’re forever tripping over your supplies, especially if you live in an apartment or other small space. Having sufficient storage for your gear is essential. Not only will it keep your equipment out from underfoot, but it will also make it easier to find a specific item when you need it. Here are some […]

5 Basic Survival Skills for Kids Under 10 Years Old

This post is by Bernie Carr, I read the story about the two young girls, age 5 and 8  who survived in the woods for two nights in the woods until they got rescued. These two girls had their wits about them and used what they learned in 4H survival training.  When rescuers found them they were dehydrated and felt cold but were healthy and safe overall. This story reminded me that it’s never too early to teach survival […]

5 Important Survival Skills You Need to Bug Out Successfully

Guest post by Peter Betts, The Survival Hacks Outdoor survival skills are not commonly taught, but they can potentially save your life especially during disasters. Imagine being forced out of your home due to tornadoes, floods or floods, you and your loved ones have no choice but to bug out for at least a week seeking external shelter. However, knowing the right survival skills is equally critical, as well as having the right survival gear. It’s often the case that […]

Money Mondays: 5 Ways Your Public Library Can Help You Save Money

This post is by Bernie Carr, I have to admit I had not visited our local public library for several months. I went to the library a few days ago and I was surprised at the new services that were recently added. I liked it so much I spent the entire afternoon perusing everything. The library can save you money in a lot of ways, besides just borrowing books or reading magazines. Learn a Skill Sometimes, it’s better to […]

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