This post is excellent on being emergency ready. makes me feel less overwhelmed about it.

Sold Out After Crisis

Build Your Own 5 Gallon Bucket Emergency Kit. Everyone should have one of these emergency buckets packed and ready to go. If you only ever do one thing for emergency preparedness, put together one of these kits.

Emergency Preparedness and Self-Reliant Living: Buying in Bulk and Food Storage Ideas:

Why adding Alum to your stockpile is important. I've used powdered alum for years as a blood stop. It's in my emergency kit as well as my home medicine cabinet.

Who knew? If emergency occurs... While the blood is gushing - hold pressure and crack open an egg. Peel that membrane off and put it on the wound (continue holding pressure) The membrane will harden and keep the wound closed until you can get to the ER for stitches.

I am doing this. How many of the many flashlights in this house work? Pinner writes "Idea for emergency candles! good shower gift too" Yeah, okay, phones work, but why use that battery up

Doomsday: Would You Survive? Infographic

This is the easiest way to pull together 72 hour kits that I have ever seen.

Emergency Preparedness

The Easiest 100 Gallons of Emergency Water Storage--interesting reading, too...tips for emergencies

Idea For Saving Money - #Idea, #Money, #Saving...everyday, if I come across a five dollar bill... I set it a side ...in one year... 3500$...!

72 - Hour Kit For 2

Cocoon Emergency Shelter

This post will teach you how to spot a bargain at costco just by looking at the signs! You will never look at prices that same way ever again! GOOD INFO!

Wilson Solar Grill: solar cooking in under-developed countries. Not just for backyard the BBQ-er, but really useful to cook food in areas where wood isn't readily available. Excellent!

How To Start An IV - SHTF, Emergency Preparedness, Survival Prepping, Homesteading

72 hour kits - the BEST article I've ever read on how to put a real serious emergency kit together!! Forget the pre-made ones or most of the lists you see online, THIS is the only list you need. (Keep in mind If an emergency is serious enough to warrant an evacuation, it's most likely going to last a lot longer then 72 hours).

How To Keep Cool Without Electricity - SHTF, Emergency Preparedness, Survival Prepping, Homesteading

Safety Goggles- FAMILY STOREHOUSE- These should be included in every emergency preparedness kit. You never know what kind of situation that you are going to be in. We include these in our Deluxe 2 person Emergency Kit for a reason.

Unshrink clothes!....OMG where has this post been all my life???