• Energy-Efficient Heating: The Cheapest Way To Heat A Home

    Heating a home is expensive; though, you probably already know this after seeing your December bills. Heat accounts for the largest portion of the utility bill in many homes, around 30 percent, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE).  There are many ways to cut heating costs, like wearin... View Post
  • Alternative Heat Sources: Practicing Heat Redundancy in Your Home

    How many sources of heat do you have in your home? If you’re in a colder climate, we hope your answer is more than one!  Those who live in cold places should always have alternative heat sources in their homes. Power outages, utility cutoffs, or breakdowns in your primary heating system can happ... View Post
  • How to Prepare for a Power Outage in Winter

    We sometimes forget how much we rely on electricity–until we no longer have it.  Heavy snow, ice, and strong winds from winter storms and blizzards can damage power lines, sometimes leaving us without power for days. Winter power outages mean no heat and no hot water, on top of not being able to ... View Post
  • Driving In A Snowstorm: What To Do If You Get Stranded In The Car

    The first snows of the season are happening around the country. As temperatures continue to lower and winter weather arrives, roads are getting slicker, and driving requires more attention. With snowstorms or winter storms becoming more frequent, reviewing the best practices for driving in snowy... View Post
  • Top 10 Gifts for Preppers

    Shopping for preppers is challenging because the typical flower-scented lotions and fuzzy socks won’t suffice. Instead, it’s better to get them something useful (think: items for a survival kit and emergency equipment). Whether gift shopping for the winter holidays, a birthday, Valentine's Day,... View Post
  • Rediscovering your Motivation

    There are those days, weeks and sometimes even months when we just don’t feel motivated. This is especially true for preparedness. Whether you feel like you are just going through the motions each day or you’ve been trying to find enthusiasm for preparedness, we are here to help you regain the en... View Post

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