What is a Preper?

To be a prepared man has more than a stash of gear in a Tactical backpack with a “Can Do” attitude. To be a Survivalist also means more than holding your own in the woods, just you and your wits, for days pretending to be evading and waiting to be rescued. What I have described above are the typical images that are conjured up when anyone says they are a “Preper” or a “Survival Expert”. While they are a version of a accurate account of the term, they are not the only definition. My goal as a fellow Man, Dad and Husband is to enlighten you to the more tame and domesticated definition of the words. “Preper” or a “Survival Expert” have been stereotyped by YouTube and Reality TV personalities to the point that is you declare to be either someone will think you are a weekend warrior with a stockpile of MRE’s and Semi-Automatic Rifles with enough bullets to wait out a zombie apocalypse. I am here to change all that, this is a place to learn how to prepare for the 99.99% of situations that 95% of people deal with and to not only survive but thrive in their everyday lives.

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What Home Preparation is about

This is not a forum on how to fortify your house and be prepared for the Zombie Apocalypse… But some of the information may help with that as well!

Home Preparedness is all about keeping your home ready. We want you to be able to weather Unforeseen Natural Events like Earthquakes or Tornados and Forecast Natural Events such as Hurricanes or Snow Storms. Personal Hardships are one of the most common, Job loss and loss of a family provider, can devastate a home as much as anything else.  We hope the information you gather for our experience can better prepare you for life.

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Food and Water in the Home

As a man you need to fuel your body, so keep good for you foods in stock and ready to be cooked at home. Don’t think having food means the ketchup packets from the Drive-thru and a loaf of bread in your pantry. Keep Milk, Eggs, Cheese, Bread, Peanut butter, Jelly, Veggies and Fruit, Meat and pasta, rice and beans, salt, pepper and sugar in good supply (or whatever heathy foods you need to keep you going.  You can keep your cost low by purchasing a little extra every time you shop. I suggest you keep a minimum of 10 days’ worth of meals in your pantry at all times for you and everyone that you are responsible for in your home. Over stock on the foods that don’t go bad or that can be frozen. And  men, learn to cook, It will save you money and comes in handy when you are caring for others.

We all have access to Water, but a little beyond what comes from your tap, It is wise to keep a little extra socked away for an emergency, If you are in an area that is prone to unforeseen events, such as Earthquakes, Snow Storms, Tornados, or local flooding or even forecast events like Hurricanes (They don’t sneak up on you) or snow storms then you should have about a gallon of water per day per person in the home that can last about five days. Ten if you have the room. I live in an area that has Hurricanes and floods, and when the city is at the grocery store trying to stock up at the last moment, I am watching them on TV on the news.

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