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Get the latest from Family Survival Planning Blog here. The newest pages, food storage tips, long term storage ideas, deciding what types of survival foods to invest in, how, where and what you will need for survival purposes, and lots more information to help you prepare your families.

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How To Purify Water

How to purify water naturally, how to use chemicals and filters, and which are the best methods for varied situations.

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Household Disaster Kits

Use this list to easily pack household disaster kits and elminate some of the weight of your B.O.B. Store bulky items inside a large, portable, watertight container in a safe, accessible location.

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How to Prepare for Winter Storms

Winter storms: How to prepare before, what to do during. If you live in an area that has four distinct seasons, then preparing for winter storms is important. Weather typical in Texas and much of the south is freezing rain (I know - I lived there way back). Sleet, blizzards, and just tons of snow is typical weather in much of the northern half of the U.S.

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Emergency lighting, emergency flashlight, solar lantern, emergency candles

Emergency lighting - There are many options available - emergency flashlight, solar lantern, emergency candles - to have for emergencies when the power goes out.

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How To Keep Warm in a Power Outage - Emergency Heating

Emergency Heating - How to keep the family warm when there is a power outage: space heaters, blankets, survival sleeping bags and ponchos.

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Long Term Food Storage: What Food to Store — How To Store It

1 bucket, 1 person, 1 month food storage
In lean times, long term food storage will keep you from starving and hoping someone (government?) will come to your rescue. Don't ever count on it.

In case of an interruption in the supply chain, a failed crop, or financial turmoil, those with long term food storage will survive and even thrive.

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Three "Must Have" Funds to Ensure Financial Security

Living frugal is more than just "tightening your belt" or deprivation and just barely making ends meet.

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    It's about:

  • taking care of the possessions you have;
  • having a family budget and sticking to it;
  • cutting expenses as much as possible;
  • planning for your future by increasing your knowledge and strategies to ensure financial security;
  • having a LARGE "piggy bank" - aka savings account (or cash in a safe in your home, if you prefer).

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