Emergency and Disaster Prepping
Instead of suffering through the next power outage with inadequate lighting, take charge of your future and properly outfit your family in the lighting department. It will serve both the current SHTF coming at you in the form of any number of weather emergencies, but should the very worst happen, you’re also not just hanging on – you’re actually having a good time. And you can more easily lend a hand to your neighbors or your extended family who didn’t prepare when you’re properly outfitted.
When you think shelf-stable, do you immediately think of meat? Me neither. I mean, sure, my pantry is full of the usual zombie-fighting foods – canned milk and corn, yeah, but meat has been an issue we’ve been debating around the ol’ Prephappy offices lately. Do we stock up on canned meat or just plan […]
Many of us have loved ones that refuse to prepare for even the most minor emergency. They don’t have even have a simple first aid kit. Many only have enough food in the house for a day at a time, creating a grocery store trip for the simplest thing, like flour or beans. And any […]
As a prepper, I want to give my head-in-the sand loved ones the security I find in being prepared. But I’ve tried this before, and it just didn’t work out so great. What I found out, and you may have discovered for yourself, is that my non-prepper loved ones think I’m nuts. But I’ve realized that the reason non-preppers often don’t like prepper gifts is this: although the gift may be generally useful in an emergency, in everyday life it has no utility for that person. In this post, I share with you 12 ideas on how to give non-preppers a prepper gift that they’ll really love – and won’t re-gift!
As a prepper, I want to give my head-in-the sand loved ones the security I find in being prepared. But I’ve tried this before, and it just didn’t work out so great. What I found out, and you may have discovered for yourself, is that my non-prepper loved ones think I’m nuts. And my thoughtful prepper gifts were most likely re-gifted to someone at their workplace as a going away gift. Note to self: “no prepper gifts to non-preppers.”
So now, I’ve gotten sneaky about it and started fitting the prep to the person. If you’re looking for the right gifts for your non-prepper loved ones, try this: recall a problem that your loved one has expressed during the past year, and solve that problem with a prep. Once you start doing this, you’ll might find that it gets easier to give prepper gifts to non-preppers. It won’t solve all their problems, but let’s face it, neither will the hand-crank radio you gave them last year, now forgotten in a closet.
Today, I’m sharing with you my list of gifts for non-preppers cooks. We all like food, right?