Ready or Not #132: Hurricane Ike provides observations from a letter sent to a friend from people in Texas who experienced Hurricane Ike. In turn, my friend sent it to my e-mail and I wanted to share it with you because it gives you a real life look at what can happen during an emergency if you have prepared yourself, and glimpse of what will happen it you don’t.
Monthly Archives: November 2011
It is that time of year again – time to check your 72-hr kit. Ready or Not #130: Update Your 72 Hour Kit talks about people who had to leave their homes because of a fire. It discusses the need to update it and provides you the motivation to do it — and to do it now!
Get out your baking equipment. Start your ovens. Let’s get ready for Thanksgiving!
Ready or Not #233: Thanksgiving Already gives you a list of recipes for yummy pies — and other ideas that will help make your Thanksgiving the best ever!
Last week, I told you how important it is to have a fire extinguisher in the car. You also want to have one in your house and garage, too. This week, Ready or Not #129: Types of Fire Extinguishers explains the different types of fires and the best extinguishers to put them out. This information is extremely valuable to know! Read it so that you can be prepared in case of a fire.
Need a little bit of extra cash? More than what your 8 to 5 job brings in? Have I got a suggestion for you!
Ready or Not #232: Second Job shares two sites where you can find online jobs. Check it out if you have marketable skills and need to make some extra money on the side.
With the economy is in a slump, many people may not be able to afford medical treatments that they truly need to have.
Our Ready or Not #231: Creative Medical Treatment provides a very creative method for getting medical treatment when your finances might not be able to afford it.
There was a bad car accident near American Fork, Utah, the other day. A semi-truck hit an overpass with some large tanks. The tanks fell off the semi and hit a couple of vehicles that were following the truck and made a big mess. Fortunately everyone got out alive, even the people in the car that caught on fire.
Ready or Not #128: Car Kit Fire Extinguishers explains how vital it is to have a fire extinguisher in your vehicle at all times — especially one that works. If you have one — and some water — you will avoid the experience that I had.