emergency kits

  1. Let Go!

    Contributed by RL 2 person 72 hour kit It’s starting to melt!   There is even some lawn showing in the yard and if I am not mistaken there is a hint of green on the borders by the house of that lawn. The sun comes out and the birds sing.  There’s mud.  You can hear the geese as they flock...
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  2. The Ritual of a Haircut

    Contributed by RL It’s funny how we are all different in our own ways.  When one is at the barber, while waiting your turn, if you are not reading a magazine you are watching those who come into the shop who also want to get a haircut.  Lots of times those who come in are people you know and it...
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  3. Is The Wild Calling?

    Contributed by RL 2 person 72 hour kit As I was out running the other morning with the moon hiding behind the inbound clouds, the air was crisp and the road crunching loudly under my feet, life is good. Suddenly the cry of a dog that was out scouting the area for adventure, who was scared into alertness at the...
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  4. Winter Solstice

    Contributed by RL I know that we still have a few weeks until the winter solstice but with the weather turning cold and snow in the forecast I thought we could talk about winter. Winter brings to mind icycles hanging off roofs, horse-drawn wagons heading into the fields bearing hay to feed the livestock, the scraping of ice off car...
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  5. Fair Week!

    Contributed by RL You can smell the excitement in the air! Oh, that is the smoke from a fire burning not to far away on the east side of Bear Lake. But really there is a feeling of excitement as people awake and begin their week then realize that this is fair week for Bear Lake county. (https://www.facebook.com/Bear-Lake-County-Fair-1641811732750830/) Our 4-H...
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  6. Why Home & Food Storage?

    Contributed by RL Freeze dried 1 Year Food Pak This past week we had some free-lance writers visiting us at Rainy Day Foods. They were fascinated with our process of and the fact that we take freeze dried, dehydrated and dried food and package them into 6 gallon buckets and can them into #10 and #2.5 cans for long term...
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  7. ARE WE 72 HOUR PREPARED?

    Contributed by RL Deluxe 2 person 72 hour kit As we listened to the news we have learned of a new fissure that has opened up in the Grand Teton National Park. Of course it being a part of the greater Yellowstone Park area some of the media caught it and did a brief run on the end of the...
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  8. Top 10 Non-Food Items to Store

    Deluxe 2 person 72 hour emergency kit A few weeks ago I attended a very interesting preparedness meeting. This meeting had a lot of great ideas. I especially enjoyed their top ten lists, so I thought I would share those. The first list is the top 10 non-food items to store. Here it is: 1. Toilet paper—aside from the...
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  9. Wintertime Traveling Tips

    Wintertime is here again. The snow is on the ground, the temperatures are lower, the days are shorter, and water has started to freeze. We as humans seem to forget that when these changes occur, we have to adjust the way we travel. The driving conditions are a lot different in the wintertime than in the summertime. As the snow...
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