December 2014

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    Do You Need Antibiotics

    You want to have a comprehensive first aid kit at your disposal during a disaster. You can build your kit up by adding some antibiotics to it. While you have to get a prescription for antibiotics, you doctor might write you one now, even if you are not sick. Explain that you want to have some extra pills on hand in case there is a disaster. Ask him for an antibiotic that will kill common illnesses. Once you get them, you need to store them in a cool, dry ...

  • Can You Live Without Technology

    Technology probably dominates your life. You spend your days on your computer and your phone. You read books on your iPad, and watch movies on Netflix. Technology is the center of your universe. That will change when a disaster strikes. All of the sudden, you won't be able to use your electronic devices. If you aren't prepared, this will come as a huge culture shock for you. You might even get depressed when you have to give up technology. Make it easi...

  • Are You Cooking Meals From Your Food Storage

    You have tons of food in storage. There is a good chance that you haven't eaten many of the foods before. If you have eaten some of the foods, you probably haven't tried to prepare them. That can be a huge issue when a disaster strikes. You do not want to start preparing the food after a disaster. You want to be comfortable with it before disaster strikes. The Plan Once a month, take food out of your storage supply. Use that food to cook...

  • 3 Foods that Don't Go Bad

    When you store food, you want it to last as long as possible. There are actually some foods that never go bad. Add these to your food storage so you will always have something on hand if disaster strikes. Honey A natural sweetener, honey lasts forever. Just make sure you put it in a temperature controlled area and keep it sealed up so it will stay fresh. Then, you can always get some honey. Maple Syrup Another sweet...