Emergency Preparedness Planner

Emergency Preparedness Planner

Disaster Kits, Emergency Preparedness
Remember when Jodi and I went to the Self Reliance expo a few weeks ago. We told you a little about it here. Well I wasn't expecting to fall in love at a Self Reliance Expo... but as you will see in this video... I DID! In our Emergency Binder post we talk about how important it is to have your documents safe and ready to grab and go in case of an evacuation. I had been meaning to put my binder into a better binder and get special sheet protectors ever since our 7 Day Challenge this year. Well I somehow kept procrastinating the job and when I saw this Prepare My Life Planner I was so thrilled because Tami - the creator of the Planner thought of EVERYTHING…
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Emergency Preparedness Plan (and PDF’S!!!!)

Emergency Preparedness, Getting Started, Helpful Tools
For those of you who have been to the Fun with Food Storage Party all week, you may already have received the party favor - Our Emergency Preparedness Plan Workbook. We made it in excel because that way you can customize and alter the sheets to fit your families needs. For those of you who don't have excel or "hate" excel, -while Julie (the excel nerd) will never understand HOW that is possible... we have turned all the sheets in the spreadsheet into PDF'S. Your welcome! Thanks to a great comment we received on our Emergency Binder post last week, we added a sheet to the workbook for you to record what you would grab in case of evacuations (pictures, albums, laptop) in order of importance. This is new today…
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Emergency Plans and Disaster Kits

72 Hour Kits, Disaster Kits, Emergency Preparedness, Julie's Progress
As you may have noticed, we took a LONG time to get Baby Step 7 out to you but we have a good reason! I got completely distracted with emergency preparedness. Over the past few weeks I had the chance to relax and do a lot of thinking/pondering about my food storage and emergency plan. The relaxation soon ended as I became somewhat frantic with how "unprepared" for an evacuation-type disaster I was. I needed to be more on top of the advice we've been giving on our getting started page! So last week I started on a mission ... to get my emergency plan ironed out, including the disaster kit and 72 hour kit food items. Back in July when Jodi bought all the ingredients to update our 72…
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Emergency Preparedness – What are you waiting for?

72 Hour Kits, Emergency Preparedness, Getting Started
With hurricane Gustav hitting the coast, emergency preparedness is a hot topic today. Even if not directly affected by the hurricane, we are all reminded of how important it is to have an emergency plan in place. You never know when your area will be the one that is hit with a disaster. If you haven't already completed your "emergency plan", be sure to go through the first component of our Getting Started page where we have outlined the basics of what you need to do. We include this under getting started because we feel it is important to have this done even before you get your food storage plan underway. For convenience sake, we have copied the information for you here. Have a Basic Emergency Plan in Place: Before…
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