Power Outage FAQs

Power Outage FAQ’s – Your Questions Answered!

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Power outages can be scary and dangerous. To help you mentally prepare, we’ve answered some of the most common power outage-related questions. What are the effects of power outages? Many things will quit working during a blackout. These are some …

Items to barter when SHTF

55+ Indispensable Items to Barter When SHTF

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The term barter is defined by Merriam-Webster as the exchange of goods, services, or commodities. Bartering dates back thousands of years and was the primary form of trade until currency was implemented. When we think of it, it sounds like …

emergency preparedness

A Guide to Emergency Preparedness for Senior Citizens

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It seems that every day, somewhere in the world, a natural disaster (or man-made disaster) has occurred. Events such as storms, floods, earthquakes, mass shootings, blackouts and much more seem to fill our newscasts daily. Being prepared is an important …

Homesteading and self-reliance

10 Effective Ways to Mouse-Proof Your Food Storage

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It’s such a relief to have a storage of food supplies that are guaranteed to last you the next 20 plus years. It takes away so much pressure knowing that if a major disaster were to disrupt the delivery of …

Long-term food storage

A Vegan Prepper’s Guide to Food Storage

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The vegan diet is becoming very popular these days. Veganism includes only plant-based ingredients and no animal products nor by-products. If you pay close attention to product labels, you have probably noticed that most of the ingredients in long-term food …

emergency preparedness

15 Hearty Meals You Can Prepare During a Power Outage

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When we say preparedness, many people think of the end of the world and how they might have to survive with little to no supplies. In reality though, preparing is more likely to be for a temporary disaster. A small-scale …

Homesteading and self-reliance

Is it Illegal to Keep Large Amounts of Cash at Home?

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It is legal for you to store large amounts of cash at home so long that the source of the money has been declared on your tax returns. There is no limit to the amount of cash, silver and gold …