I don’t have any babies in my house and all of my children have grown up, but I have Pedialyte in my food storage. I could just as easily have Gatorade in my storage, but the Pedialyte was on sale. Why have either product in your food storage? Because you want to be prepared.
Ready or Not #239: Drink Up gives you a homemade recipe in the event that you need rehydration and don’t have Pedialyte or Gatorade on hand.
Last week there was a tragedy and a bit of a scare. A man robbed a bank in southern Utah and of course the police pursued him. When the police caught up with him, he committed suicide. That was the tragedy. It’s all about choices.
There were three packages in the back seat of the robber’s car that made the police nervous so they shut down the road and didn’t allow any traffic through the area. Ready or Not #238: Transportation Shut-Down and Other Concerns discusses how you could be impacted if you were caught in a similar situation.
What if family member gets sick? I know, it’s a lousy question, but we have to face reality. If the anticipated 30% of the population gets sick during a pandemic, then chances are, somebody in your family is going to get sick – and the bigger the family, the bigger the chances. So what should you do with the sickie? Quarantine them of course.
Ready or Not #149: Quarantine Sick Family Members gives great advice on how to care for sick members of your family — and prevent other family members from getting sick, too.
Winter is the season for sickness. But nobody wants to get sick.
Ready or Not #147: Pandemic Preventative Measures explains steps you can take to keep healthy and ways to avoid a pandemic flu outbreak.
Two years ago, a propane tanker wrecked in Salt Lake City forcing many homes to be evacuated. If you had been one of those people, would you have had your 72 hour kit? Ready or Not #140:Propane Tanker and 72 Hour Kits talks about being prepared for emergencies like this one.
What is your philosophy for setting New Year’s resolutions? Do you set them with gusto and confidence that you will achieve them? I sure hope so. It’s a perfect opportunity to improve yourself — and your food storage.
Ready or Not #237: Being Prepared by Getting Smarter discusses a way of being prepared that some people do not think about — and that is improving their education. Read it — and see if there isn’t something that you can do to improve your knowledge and skills.