Prepper Thoughts

Water, Water everywhere......

Posted by Chad Johnson on

Water is one of the most important, yet most often overlooked, preps.The CDC recommends a minimum of 1 gallon per person (and pets), per day.  Here are the recommendations from the CDC website. Store at least 1 gallon of water per day for each person and each pet. You should consider storing more water than this for hot climates, for pregnant women, and for persons who are sick. Store at least a 3-day supply of water for each person and each pet (try to store a 2-week supply if possible). Observe the expiration date for store-bought water; replace other stored...

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What is a prepper?

Posted by Chad Johnson on

What is a prepper? Sadly, the term "Prepper" now receives a negative reaction from many Americans. I honestly believe this is due to television programs showing overly dramatized representations of "Prepping". Many of these programs featured millionaires building bunkers, creating weapons, using explosives and all sorts of other "good for tv" activities. Unfortunately these programs do little to truly represent what it is to be a Prepper. If we go back a short time in history, to the 1950's, prepping was mainstream. Of course it was not necessarily called "prepping"; they generally referred to with terms like "grocery shopping". Not...

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