7 Important Lessons You Can Learn From Burglars

Everyone wants to feel safe and secured right in their home. After all, your home is your territory and sanctuary. But the thing is, whether you like it or not, burglaries happen even to the best of us. In fact, the Federal Bureau of Investigation or FBI said that 74.5% of burglary cases in 2011 […]

Basic Emergency Preparedness Precautions against Intruders

N.B.: Man-made disasters/emergencies such as theft, home invasions, and the like should also be part of our emergency preparedness planning.  Though there’s no absolute ways to defend ourselves against hostile forces (unless you’re filthy rich and can afford to hire goons or private guards), equipping ourselves with the basic knowledge on how to defend our […]

Prepping Tip:How to Prepare your Business for Disaster

Operating a business is tough on its own.  Small establishments struggle every day to stay in business.  It becomes especially difficult when a disaster hits and many don’t have the resources to sustain from closing their operation.  About one in four businesses close their doors for good after a disaster.  Here are some tips to […]

Basic Preparedness Kit to Survive an Earthquake

According to a study published in the Proceedings of the Natural Academy of Sciences, the number of earthquakes with a magnitude of 8.0 or higher has been increasing since 2004. Therefore, if you live in an earthquake prone area, it would be wise to have an emergency earthquake kit ready. If you have never prepared […]

Prepping Tip: How to Make Your Food Storage Planning Fun and More Enjoyable

N.B.: Prepping should always be a part of our daily chores.  I’m not obsessed with what they called TEOTWAWKI or “ISHTF”.  This blog is more on practical prepping to be ready to life’s emergencies such as job loss and natural disasters.  Here in the Philippines the very basic thing most people should be prepared of […]

Prepping Tip: Easy Steps to Freeze Dry Your Foods At Home

Note: Frugal Living is a lifestyle that entails preparedness  in times of emergency situations.  One of the survival skills that we need to learn is on how to preserve our foods so that we can store them for a long period of time.  This article teaches us about freeze drying, a food preservation technique that […]

The Importance of Making Your Own Emergency Kit

Note: This is a follow-up article to our previous post “Emergency Preparedness Tip: How to Create Your Own Emergency Kit“. In the event that there is a natural disaster in your area, or some other form of emergency, it is crucial that you and your family be prepared for anything. You never know how long […]

Emergency Preparedness Tip: How to Create Your Own Emergency Kit

Note: Here’s another guest post that will equip you with basic knowledge on how to prepare for emergencies.  As we are living in an uncertain world, it is a must to be prepared all the time. – AFCB Photo used under Creative Commons License | Credit While you can purchase ready-made emergency kits, it is […]

My Basic Food Storage Plan – Week 1

I intend to post this progress on Monday but because of the super typhoon Pablo, this has been delayed. Good thing Pablo has changed its track earlier last night. Senior Santo Niño and Saint Pedro Calungsod are safeguarding Cebu from any kinds of natural calamities. Thank you so much God! As I mentioned in my […]

How to Prepare for a Super Typhoon

Note: As of this writing, super typhoon Pablo is currently spotted at 50 km Eastern Coast of Davao Oriental. Check hourly updates here. Another super typhoon is now rummaging the Philippine shores, and it is expected to hit Cebu this evening. Other provinces in Mindanao and Visayas were already reported having storm alert signals of […]

Foods That Are Easy To Prepare During Emergency Situations

Note: Have you ever planned for ISHTF (if shit hits the fan)?  Do you think you can survive a week of staying inside your house during emergency situations and are secured that you won’t run out of foods to eat?  If you haven’t yet, then keep on reading the guest article below from DailyBread.com. With […]

Guest Post:Preparedness Tips For Family with Young Children

Note:  Here’s a guest post from FoodInsurance.com on how to prepare your family in times of emergencies.  As I am now featuring topics related to self-reliance and prepping, I believe this guest post will be helpful to me as well as to my new readers. Experts agree that it is important for people to prepare […]