Herbs for Wildfire Smoke
We have clear skies here now after a horrible summer but I know fires are still burning in parts of Canada and the US creating smoke for a much larger area. Populations nowhere near the fires are being affected by smoke. LearningHerbs just posted a list of herbs that are beneficial after coping with the stress and…
Emergency First Aid Supplies
Emergency First Aid Supplies First aid kits come in such a variety of sizes, sometimes with a very different selection of supplies. They can be everything from small pouch types for hiking or full-on paramedic style bags. You need to choose one that is the best for you and your family and the situations in which the kit(s)…
Are you prepared to shelter in place?
We are hoping/planning that you can shelter in place (not leaving your home). Do you have a way to keep your family warm? Have you thought of an other heat source? A way to cook your food. Has anyone checked out any of the solor heat, cooking and chargers? Basic medical supplies and how to use them. Make sure you have cash…
Importance of Recipes!!
It would seem to me that Recipes are very important to have in our emergency supplies. It seems important to have recipes that don't require boxed mixes of any kind. At some point we won't be able to get recipes for our favorite things; cakes, puddings, biscuits, cookies, pita bread, tortillas and the list goes on. Recipes…
The Great ShakeOut
October 20 is International ShakeOut Day. Not every part of the globe is prone to earthquakes but if you live in a region that can experience earthquakes that could have widespread, devastating effects you should know exactly what to do if an earthquake should hit. Here is a link to the official site. There are links to…
What are you doing to beat the heat?
I noticed on the map that all of the United States were in orange and red this week. That means hotter than normal temperatures. What kinds of things do you do to beat the heat. I found a list of things that a person could do for a make shift air conditioner. Use a fan-freeze water bottles with 3 Tablespoons of salt in…
What additional supplies do you have ?
If we don't have electricity to you have a way to cook your food? Wood, small camp stove, barbeque, or what other method? How will you see in your house? Yes, you can pull your drapes, mini blinds etcetera but in the evening when there is no light or not much light what do you have that will provide light? Candles,…
10 Emergency indoor cooking methods
Given what has happened on the East Coast just now and Texas last winter, here's a good article to read over.