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Cooking on Coals - The Ready Center

Article submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center

Okay, we are back and we are ready with your newest segment of “Prepping on $20 a Paycheck.”  If you’ve been following this series faithfully you have a lot of great gear and supplies that could realistically save you if the worst were to ever happen.  This time we are recommending a few specific items to help you cover some short-comings that were created by the other items that you currently have.  What are these items?  Well, you have water.  You have food.  You even have a camp stove to prepare your food.  So what are these short-comings we speak of?  Well, the 4 items listed below will cover the short-comings you have within your supply cache.  Once you read about them, you’ll probably feel silly you never thought of them yourself.  Here we go: (more…)

Oil Lamp The Ready Center

Article Submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center

Thanks for checkin back in with The Ready Center for your next installment of “Prepping on $20 a Paycheck.”  I apologize for not getting this out to you sooner, but I just got back from Kenai, Alaska where I was fishing using a technique called “dip-netting”.  You literally stand chest deep in a river while holding a 20 foot pole with a 5 foot fishing net on the end.  The goal is to try to catch the salmon as they swim out of the ocean and into the river system.  For the sake of keeping this story short, I’ll just say that it’s something I’ll never forget and gladly do again anytime.  If you ever get the chance to give it a try it, don’t even think twice.  Just do it.

As for what’s going on in the preparedness world, this pay period we are trying to prepare you for the most common after-effect of almost every major disaster out there: the loss of power.  And more specifically, the lack of lighting that (more…)