I thought that it would be helpful to you if I created a resources page where you can always come to and find answers to your preparedness needs. I will add more to it as I learn more and come across valuable information, services, and products but you will also notice that in the future I will be referring to this page frequently. I recommend that you bookmark it for your reference and convenience.
Disclosure: Please be aware that some of the links below are affiliate links, and at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission should you decide to make a purchase. Please understand that I have personal experience with each of the companies, products, and services and I am recommending them because I have found them helpful and useful, not because of the small commissions that I receive if you decide to purchase something. Please do not spend any money on these products or services unless you feel that you need them or that they will help you achieve your goals.
- StockUpFood.com: This site was created by an alumnus of my alma mater, Southern Virginia University. The basic version is free and is allows you to keep track of how much food you have, set goals for your food storage, and customize the food and supplies your family needs (this last is in the paid version, a couple dollars a month).
Communication Services (Locate Your Loved Ones)
- The American Red Cross’s Safe & Well Website
- The National Emergency Family Registry and Locator System (NEFRLS)
Tools I Use on Easy Peasy Preparedness
- HostGator: this website and all of my others are hosted on HostGator. It is easy to use and simple to install WordPress along with other site building tools. I have only had good experiences with HostGator’s customer service, they are prompt and helpful. I highly recommend HostGator for hosting your site(s).
- OptinSkin: Glen Allsop from Viperchill.com created OptinSkin, a great tool to help bloggers and website owners easily embed email newsletter sign up forms into our sites. I use it in several places around this site.
- AWeber: I believe this is the internet’s most powerful email opt-in service and email marketing/broadcasting tool out there. It is what I use to build my email list and newsletter.
- The Prepper’s Cookbook: 300 Recipes to Turn Your Emergency Food into Nutritious, Delicious, Life-Saving Meals: This is a food storage cookbook that I purchased for a project I am working on. Most of the recipes are simple and easy to follow and look delicious. My favorite part of the cookbook is the section on beans. There are a bunch of recipes that basically just use beans and rice (both are cheap to purchase and easy to store) and it is clearly explained how to prepare them. If you are looking for a ton of recipes to use with your food storage this book is for you.