Kiddo “GO BAG”

Written by Julie   “Start ’em young!” Plant seeds in their souls to be courageous, empowered, responsible and self sufficient. ~me    My husband and I try to be realistic with our kids even though they might start asking some tough questions.  We involve them in our “preparedness” because……  Preparedness is part of our lives therefore part of theirs […]

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DIY Water Collection made Simple

Written by: Julie Learning about preparedness helped me understand why water is extremely important especially during emergencies.  Read Christa’s post about her water storage  if you haven’t already to learn more about it.  We have a similar system in place for our bottled water storage.  Living in the Pacific North West, we get a lot of […]

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Preparedness Meets Insurance

Written by: Julie Once we started to dig into all this life changing information we were overwhelmed.  We had to choose a focus.  We wrote a growing list of all the things we were learning about and put them in order of what was most important.  We concentrated first on what we needed to get […]

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Blame it on Dante’s Peak…

For those of you who are like, “Wait, does she mean the Pierce Brosnan movie about the volcano?”… the answer to that is yes, yes, I do.  (Full disclosure, I didn’t quite realize this until about 20 something years later.) There are a couple of things I have learned through my years (yea, all 32 […]

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The Evolution of a so Called “Prepper”

The Evolution of a so called “prepper” JULIE’S PERSONAL STORY AND PHOTOS My husband and I are from NH where there is LOTS of snow in the winter.  It was our way of life to have multiple heating systems, pantries stocked full of food and extra supplies.  Growing up I had no idea my parents […]

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