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Surviving Hurricane Wilma

Surviving Hurricane Wilma

My husband and I were in Cancun when Hurricane Wilma hit. I had never been in a hurricane and was just there to relax after hand surgery the day before. We were in the tourist part of Cancun at an ...

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Feeding Baby

Feeding Baby

If you had to think about some of the biggest expenses a family may have, it would be those associated with infants. Okay, maybe teenagers drain the pocketbook dry, but at least you can make them get a job! So ...

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Real Life Reader Survival Story

Real Life Reader Survival Story

We lived on the Mississippi coastline when Hurricane Frederic came through in 1979. Although we had everything we needed, my husband thought we should pick up a few more batteries, just in case. When we got to the store, there ...

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Real Life Crisis Survival, Part 1

Real Life Crisis Survival, Part 1

Editor: This article is courtesy of Frank, a consultant from Phoenix who was doing mission work in Guatemala last week when a volcano erupted. Two days later tropical storm Agatha hit, devastating the country. Guatemala is a beautiful country that has long struggled with poverty, famine, civil war and injustice. That’s what motivated me to visit for two weeks on a church-sponsored mission to feed the hungry and teach people about the benefits of personal hygiene.

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The “Free Lunch” Mentality

The “Free Lunch” Mentality

I often hear people state that their preparation for disaster consists only of a few firearms and a stockpile of ammunition. They state, only half jokingly, that with those tools they can easily get anything else they need. Unfortunately, there ...

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What About Bartering?

What About Bartering?

Bartering isn't complex; it simply represents trading of goods and services where there is no common medium, such as money. You barter when you want or need something that someone else has.

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