Our Power Was Out. Here’s What We Learned – After Action Report (AAR)

We were blessed with another one-day power outage last Saturday. Not wanting a perfectly good power outage to go to waste, I have my After Action Report.

Here’s what I came up with:

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Dehydrating Green Onions – From Our Garden To The Prepper Pantry – Video

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  • Post last modified:November 13, 2021
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Dehydrating Green Onions – In this post, I decided to hit record as I took the last of this season’s green onions from our garden to dehydrate them for use throughout the winter months.

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Vehicle Survival Gear / 2021 Car Emergency Kit – Video

  • Post category:Gear and Gadgets
  • Post last modified:March 7, 2021
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I check and update my vehicle survival gear kit twice a year, and I try to shoot a video of it once a year. Since I’m bringing you along for the ride, I’ll show you exactly what I carry for my 2021 vehicle survival gear.

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Prepper Pantry Inventory – Plain Sight Inventory System – Video

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  • Post last modified:March 14, 2021
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In this post, I will show you how I keep my prepper pantry inventory with a short 9-minute video. This is the food inventory system I use, and by sharing it, I hope to help you decide if it will work for you.

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Building A Blackout Kit

Thinking about building a blackout kit? In this article, I’ll go over some of the preps we have in place to make life a little more bearable when the power inevitably goes out.

This is the second and final post in the two-part series of – Building A Blackout Kit. See part one here: An Emergency Generator.

I believe all of us have had the power go out where we live. Even a completely self-sufficient person living off the grid (Which I am not) will likely face a power failure at some point. Part of being prepared includes being ready for the juice to stop.

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An Emergency Generator – Building A Blackout Kit – Part 1

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  • Post last modified:March 7, 2021
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In part one of this two-part blackout kit series, A Basic Emergency Generator, I want to cover what I know about using a generator for the temporary but inevitable power outage.

The key phrase there is “What I know“. In other words, using a basic gas-operated emergency generator. Period. That’s what I have and use. Not a solar generator, whole house, or even an inverter generator.

While all of those sound like fantastic ideas, I want to stick to blogging about what I actually have experience with.

What you’ll get here is my story, what I learned, and how I think I can improve my own situation. Maybe that will help you. So here we go:

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