Michigan’s February Ice Storm – Extensive After-Action Report

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  • Post last modified:February 26, 2023
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A couple of days ago, we got to test our emergency preps firsthand (again) during Michigan’s February ice storm. In this short article, I want to cover a few things we did right and what we need to improve.

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Ten Steps To Preparedness For Non-Preppers – Death Preparedness Series PT. I

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  • Post last modified:January 8, 2023
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This ‘getting started‘ article is my Ten Steps To Preparedness for the people that aren’t interested in living, eating, and breathing the prepper lifestyle yet understand the value of being a little more prepared. Maybe you don’t even care for the label ‘prepper.’

That’s fine because I wrote this piece with you in mind.

In this article, I want to help you sharpen those skills without our recommended steps of forming a Threat Assessment, developing a Preparedness Action Plan, working on your Preparedness Mindset, or maybe even starting an entire Prepper Pantry.

Yes. You can skip a few steps and still be more prepared than most people.

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How To Build A Basic First Aid Kit

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  • Post last modified:February 4, 2023
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I’m going to help you build a decent first-aid kit. I mean a basic first aid kit. You can use one in your home, office, or car without the assistance of a wheelbarrow. You won’t need a medical degree to use it.

Better yet, you’re going to build a basic first aid kit that’s far better than those done-for-you kits at the pharmacy, and we’re not going to break the bank building it.

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Heating Our Home In A Power Outage

Heating Our Home In A Power Outage is part two of my After Action Report from last week after our power went out for a day. I was able to put some of our preps to use and work on an after-action report. I wanted to make ‘heating our home in a power outage‘ a separate article.

Here we go…

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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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AquaDrum Water Purification System Review & Demo – Video

This is my complete and honest review of the AquaDrum Water Purification System. The AquaDrum™ Water Purification System is a 55-gallon drum water filter with a Micro-USB rechargeable 5-volt manual hand-pump and a backup hand pump.

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Finding The Best Water Filter For Our Kitchen – The ZeroWater Filter

Let’s find the best water filter for our kitchen. Today I’m going to take you on a scary expedition as I recreate the steps I took to research water filters and find the best filter for my wife and me.

In this article, we’ll look at whether or not investing in a Big Berkey is a good idea right now, the pros and cons of the Big Berkey, as well as some options on less expensive water filters.

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