When it comes to disaster prepping supplies, the line between “essential” and “regrettable” can be as thin as your emergency supply of toilet paper. We’ve rounded up a list of purchases made by seasoned preppers who, despite their best intentions, found themselves caught up in the hype only to rue their decisions late...
When disaster strikes, hindsight can be a painful teacher. We’ve gathered stories from homeowners who learned the hard way that preparation is key. Here are the top things they wish they had done before chaos unfolded. 1. Making a PAPER Contact List You might think your smartphone has everything, but when the power goes out,...
We get it – disaster prepping isn’t exactly the most fun way to spend your hard-earned money. But guess what? The unforeseen costs of NOT being prepared are enough to turn your finances into a full-blown storm. Get ready for a wake-up call as we show how skipping basic disaster prep can leave...
Having a stash of emergency food and supplies means you are prepared, right?  According to the makers of these products, that’s not even close. They have created some outlandish gadgets for saving your life. Decide for yourself whether they are downright crazy or absolutely genius. Personal Firefighting System Got a pool? Live in a wildfire area?...
  It’s been more than a decade since two officers were shot in a dramatic gunfight in a trailer park in Enon, Ohio.   The gunfight was even more remarkable considering that there was a photographer on scene taking photos as the shots rang out.  I still regularly think about that photograph (above) of...