Get Ready

Susan speaks at conferences, group meetings, and retreats. Contact her at susan@practicalinspirations.com to book a speaking engagement. Preparations in the City and Suburbia Is it hurricane season where you live? Are you experiencing unusual rains? Did a family member become very ill? These are all situations in which families need to be ready. Being prepared doesn’t mean

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Practical preparedness list

September is National Preparedness Month. Often when talking about preparation, prepping, thoughts turn to be ready for a disaster of some kind. There are other ways that you can, and probably should, get ready. Back to school. September is the traditional return to school month, although many schools start in August now. Whether your child goes

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I have affiliate links in this post, which means if you purchase through one of these links, I will receive compensation. Please see my disclosure statement. I like a good apocalyptic story. It’s not often fiction about surviving a disaster has adventure, mystery, excitement, and a solid story. The three-book Pulse Effex series by L. R.

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Fido is a Prepper Too

We have a bushel of animals: cats, dogs, chickens, donkey, the occasional squirrel that eats the bird seed. As part of being ready includes at least some of these creatures. Have you given any thought to what will happen to critters in your family? Well, June is Pet Preparedness Month. FEMA offers some suggestions for

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Weekend Read: Disaster Diaries

I confess. I like to read apocalypse fiction. Sometimes it’s for the humor of it: Doesn’t everyone understand the impossibility of an earthquake so massive that Las Vegas becomes a beach town? Other disaster stories make me think: What if I were in that situation? How would I respond? That’s the mindset Sam Sheridan had