Balance Is The Key To Being Self-Reliant
What Is Being Self-Reliant? I have asked a few of my friends recently this very question and have gotten some interesting answers.Special Prepping Problem To Consider – Money, Barter and Finances
We are so accustomed to whipping out our plastic cards to pay for everything most people do not carry much money. Think about how much cash you have on you now. Could you fill your vehicle with enough gas to get you out of the state? Could you pay for a hotel room? Do you even have enough cash to buy dinner for your family tonight? Imagine how you would survive during a grid down scenario for weeks or months.Special Prepping Problem To Consider – Displaced Families and Individuals
We live in Central Florida, which is the vacation capital of the world, On any given day there are in excess of 500,000 people living in hotel rooms, resorts and cruise ships. These people came here with enough cash to live for a couple of weeks. They are totally dependent upon local resources for everything. During any disaster they will quickly become a real problem to be dealt with.Special Prepping Problems To Consider – Wildlife Predators
The threat of pets becoming predators will appear if the disaster becomes extended or a complete WROL situation. Sad as this is, you still must prepare for this scenario.Special Prepping Problem to Consider – Hunting and Fishing for Food
Some people plan to hunt, trap and fish to feed themselves and their family after a disaster. Here are some facts that make this planning very flawed.Gourmet Meals in a Jar
Going Beyond Storing Bulk Foods Storing bulk food has been the traditional method of emergency storage. We too have a supply of bulk items such as rice, potatoes, powdered milk, sugar, salt, pepper, pancake mix and fruits. From my experience this is not the way to go.Storing Drinkable Water
Without Water You Won’t Survive Past 3 Days – There is not much more important to your survival than storing drinking water. Without it you will not survive 3 days and you certainly will not be eating many meals from a jar.Harvesting Rainwater for Everyday Use
Harvesting Rainwater is Easier Than You Might Think – Rainwater collection is much easier to do than I first thought. With only slight modifications to a gutter system on a house you can divert rain water from the gutter into large capacity containers that can store hundreds of gallons of non-potable water.Water Filtration, a Key to Survival
Technology has advanced to the point where it is possible to filter lake water and make it potable. Devices as small as a straw have been designed to drink directly from a contaminated water source and know that the water has been filtered and is safe.Where Are You In The 3 Degrees of Food Prep?
Let’s say you are planning what to eat tonight for your family. You know the food your family likes and dislikes. Once you decide what to eat for tonight’s meal what is your next move? Your answer will determine your level of preparedness and could actually make the difference during a real emergency.Factors To Consider When Preparing For Disaster Events
A basic first aid kit will have little more than bandages, antiseptic and gauze. Look for one instead that additionally includes tools for making sutures, stopping the flow of blood, immobilizing broken bones and more. These are medical-grade kits that you can buy online.If We Can’t Trust Government With Healthcare, How Can We Trust During Natural Disasters?
What was that funny Ronald Reagan quote that everyone likes to cite regarding the bureaucracy of our Federal Government, well it goes something like this; “the scariest phrase in the English Language is; we are the government and we are here to help you.” It’s even scarier when you consider the name of the legislation passed for ObamaCare, as the official name is; The Affordable Healthcare Act. Unfortunately, as it turns out, there is nothing affordable about it.The Truth About Surviving A Nuclear Bomb
Can you survive a nuclear attack? Find out the truth.Killing Animals to Survive the Wilderness
If you ever find yourself lost in the woods one of the most important things you will need to know is how to kill and capture food for you to consume. Although many people are against the killing of animals, however when it comes to survival you have to be able to give your body the ability and energy to survive until you are rescued, and for many this means by killing an animal to eat to survive. There are many different ways that you can kill your food to consume.Prepare for Disasters, Prepare for War!
Preparing for man made disasters, and natural disasters is they key importance to your daily living life at this time in the world. You may find yourself mind wondering about the “what if’s” in life, “What if a tornado, or earthquake hits and I get trapped?”, “What if a riot breaks out and I can’t go outside because it is to dangerous?”. The worst of the world hasn’t happened. Several people die from these disasters by being, or feeling trapped. Heavens Harvest has a solution to this problem.