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Hawaii Style Prep

9 Disaster Preparedness Lessons I Learned While Living In Hawaii

When you think about Hawaii, do you think about preparedness and survival? Tropical drinks and sandy beaches, sure, but Volcano stoves and survival blankets – probably not. But Hawaii is a place you must be prepared in. Hurricanes, while they don’t happen often, are often devastating when they do. And much of Hawaii is far-flung, […]

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How the Nastiest Grease Can Save Your Bacon in a Blackout

You’re gonna want to save more of your leftover grease after you see what clever folks on the interwebs are doing with it.

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Do You Have 5 Ways to Light The Night During a Power Outage?

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.

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Pet Alert Decals – Free and Important

A fire burns in a suburban home while Sara and her husband are at work. An overloaded electrical cord shorted out (here’s a link to the news story). And while the people were fine, their beloved dog and cat, sadly, were overcome. In the event of a fire, such as this, rescuers may not know […]

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Survival Blankets – 7 Ways They Can Save Your Life or Your Sanity

It’s 45 degrees and raining. Your last backpacking trip of the season has run into a snag – the weather was supposed to be fine and mild, but instead is dripping and cold.

The boots you wore for the weather you expected have sprung a leak and your right foot is shriveled and contributing to an overall feeling of soggy malaise. You make camp and start a smokey, barely-there fire, but you quickly realize that you did not pack the rain fly for your tent. And it’s already leaking.

Now what?

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