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“I’m bored”: 30 Ways to Keep Kids Entertained When the Power Goes Out

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Let the wind blow, let the snow fall, let the power go out. You’ve got it under control. You have your water, your off-grid heating method and enough fuel to see you through until spring, your food that can easily be prepared without electricity, your candles and fully charged solarRead the Rest…

Could You Cope With The Current Storm If It Lasted Three Months?

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The storm from space courtesy NASA by Chris Carrington Originally published at The Daily Sheeple The news is full of articles about the current winter storm that is gripping much of the country. Deep snow and unprecedented cold, with low-temperature records being broken almost daily. It’s set to last aRead the Rest…

You’ve Been Warned: Why You Need to Be Ready for Total Grid Failure

Are you ready for total grid failure

If you haven’t been in a bubble cut off from all forms of media lately, it would be impossible to have missed all of the warnings being issued about the impending loss of our electrical grid. This isn’t just coming from so-called “gloom and doom” sites or from alternative media.Read the Rest…

Getting Started: Prepping for a Two Week Power Outage

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If you’re new to preparedness, you may be reading some of the excellent and informative websites out there and feeling quite quite overwhelmed.  While many sites recommend a one year supply of food, manual tools, and a bug out lodge in the forest, it’s vital to realize that is aRead the Rest…

What Will You Do When the Lights Go Out?

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Some people believe that we are hurtling towards physical disaster with our delicate electrical grid.  Just how that disaster might occur is open for debate, but we need only look at major power outages over the last few years to see how precarious our grasp on electricity is.  It isn’tRead the Rest…