Category Archives: Emergency Kits

Deluxe Emergency Kit – A Rose by Any Other Name

  Really, marketing people can make life complicated by creatively naming the same products in different ways. A deluxe emergency kit is an emergency kit by another name.  Earlier, we reviewed the 2 – person and 4 – person emergency … Continue reading

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School Time

  School is an extension of our children’s home environment. We expect it to be safe, but natural disasters and weather events can reach our kids even when they are at school.  An earthquake, tornado or other event can make … Continue reading

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Children’s Survival Kit

  Our kids have the same needs during an emergency or survival situation as we do. But in addition, they are more scared and bewildered because their world has come apart. A child emergency kit or children’s survival kit can … Continue reading

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Get a Horse?

  When your car breaks down, do you wish for a New York minute you had a horse?  I have, but then quickly realized horses are high-maintenance, too. A breakdown is not fun, but a car emergency kit can make … Continue reading

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4 Person Emergency Kit

  Yesterday we looked in detail at a 2 person emergency kit, what it contained and why.  Today we extend the discussion to a 4 person emergency kit. A 4 person emergency kit has everything needed to sustain four people … Continue reading

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2 Person Emergency Kit

  A well-deigned emergency kit has everything needed for safety and relative comfort packaged in one bag or backpack. A 2 person emergency kit has everything needed to sustain two people for three days, or 72 hours.  That’s why these … Continue reading

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Black Friday

  Well, you survived Thanksgiving.  So far so good. However, today marks the start of the marathon portion of the holiday shopping season.  Because so many retailers traditionally have their earnings go from loss to positive [in the black]  on … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

  Thanksgiving is tomorrow. Many will travel and severe weather is not in the forecast in most parts of the country.  With thoughts of family and friends foremost in our minds, we should remember that emergencies can still happen. Our … Continue reading

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But, I’m Not Into Backpacks!

  OK, not everyone is able or wants to carry a backpack full of survival stuff.  And frankly, some of us would rather have one of our friends or family do that for us, or we have our hands full … Continue reading

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Mayhem is NOT My Friend!

  OK, if I weren’t the worrying kind, I would more likely have started a blog about how to have fun no matter what’s happening around me.  Instead, I’m more focused on keeping safe at home and in my “extended” … Continue reading

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