Food Storage Do-Over Week 14: Sanitation/First Aid

First Aid, Food Storage Do-Over 2015, Sanitation
We are excited to be starting week 14 of our Food Storage Do-Over 2015! If you didn't catch last week's post which talked about non-food items you can see it here. Remember this is a 17 week process that we will be going through together. If you want to join in with the group on Facebook click here. If you'd like to receive email notifications of each week's do-over assignment you can join our mailing list here. Or you can always post in the blog comments with your progress as well! It is so much more fun and motivating doing it as a group so find a way to connect! Emergency preparedness is a very broad topic. This week we are going to be working on evaluating our sanitation and…
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Basic CPR and  First Aid Tips

Basic CPR and First Aid Tips

First Aid
I mentioned on our Facebook page last week that I had attended a first aid and CPR class at my local church. I learned a lot and wanted to share some of my notes of what I was taught with you here. I would strongly encourage you to take an official CPR class to get more formal instructions. Click here to search for one in your area. "New" CPR Guidelines This was not a formal CPR class but it was great to get a handle on the general principles. There have been some changes to what the American Heart Association recommends for people to know about performing CPR. Since 2008 they have been encouraging all Americans to learn Hands-Only CPR in order to be able to potentially save the life…
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First Aid and Preparedness

Alternative Medicines, First Aid
First Aid is something that we have touched on a little on this blog but never really went too in depth on it. When we did our group book read of the book One Second After, one of the things that struck me most was how vulnerable to medical problems we all would be without outside help. Long Term Medicine Storage We recently had a friend do a guest post for us about keeping a natural medicine cabinet on hand for emergency situations, but there are also just a lot of first aid techniques that are good to know and other items besides medicines that you need to store. First Aid Guide Books We wanted to put together a little quick guide for you that you could print out, but…
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