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Emergency Kits – Hand Sanitizer

This week let’s add some HAND SANITIZER to our emergency/72-hour kits.   via   Hand sanitizers can help prevent the spread of disease and germs almost as well as soap and water…and in emergency situations where you may not have … Continue reading

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Emergency Kit – Ponchos

This week we’re going to focus on purchasing ponchos. The best price I found on Amazon.com was for the above pictured 4-pack of emergency ponchos for $7.58.   I also found a 3-pack of children’s emergency ponchos for $3.99. Ponchos … Continue reading

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Emergency Kits – Emergency Blankets

Since we talked about comfort items last week, today we’re going to be going back to some of the basics.  Last week it was suggested that we look for items of comfort; i.e., stuffed animals, soft and small blankets, comfort … Continue reading

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72-hour Kits – Comfort Me

This week we are going to be focusing on gathering for our emergency kits:   Comfort Food/Items   Now that we’ve got many of our most basic needs in our kits (first aid items, food/water, personal hygiene, etc) it’s time … Continue reading

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Emergency Kits – Dust Masks

This week for our emergency kits, we’re going to focus on   Dust Masks   The one pictured above has all positive ratings on Amazon.com, and can be bought in packs of 10 for $13.99 currently. You can also purchase … Continue reading

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Emergency Kits – Need a Knife??

Welcome to another edition of our “72-Hour Kit” Series.  Each week I will share ideas for items to add to your emergency/72-hour kit(s).  The hope is that by taking small steps every week, we will become better prepared without spending … Continue reading

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72-Hour Kits – Matches…Waterproof Matches

Welcome to another edition of our “72-Hour Kit” Series.  Each week I will share ideas for items to add to your emergency/72-hour kit(s).  The hope is that by taking small steps every week, we will become better prepared without spending … Continue reading

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Emergency Kits/72 Hour Kits – Batteries

Hello!   It’s been a little while since I’ve updated my emergency kit, and I apologize for not posting either.  I’m back on track…   This week we are going to stock up on one thing: BATTERIES   (photo)   … Continue reading

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Emergency Kits – It’s Not About the Money, Money, Money

Y’all like that song?  Price Tag?  It’s a goody.   Well, it’s not true.    Kind of.  This week’s emergency kit focus is going to be on the money.  Ideally, you can put a bunch away, but realistically, probably not.  … Continue reading

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Building/Updating Emergency Kits – 4

So, how are the emergency kits coming?  If you have not yet joined us in building/rebuilding yours, you can catch up here.     This week we’re going to focus on: (photo) FIRST AID   It’s SO important to have … Continue reading

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