Emergency preparedness

Eton Axis ARCPT300W Emergency Radio Review

A reliable emergency radio radio is a great idea for anyone. Something that will work even if you forgot to replace the batteries and that can get the weather bands can literally be a lifesaver in an emergency. The Eton Corporation, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, offers several radios that fit this need. …

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Eton Rover Self-Powered AM/FM/NOAA Weather Radio with Flashlight and USB Cell Phone Charger Review

I’ve mentioned several times that the Piedmont area in North Carolina where I live has a lot of bad weather – tornadoes, thunderstorms, and hurricanes in the summer; ice storms and sometimes even tornadoes in the winter – that can leave us without power for days.  No power means no lights and no telephone service …

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waterBOB Emergency Drinking Water Storage

In North Carolina, we are subjected to everything that Mother Nature can throw at us other than volcanoes.  😉  We are often warned to prepare for some impending bad weather by gathering up supplies and by filling up the bathtub with water.  Normally I wouldn’t consider using bathtub water for anything other than flushing the …

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