Susan Layton

Film Producer - ASL Performer - Life Learner

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Build Your Kit – 3

“Families that prepare together, stay safe together! And let’s face it, they stay a little more sane together too! You’re like, “I know!”  I know!” – Emergency Elle

Week 3

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Items to add: 

1 bottle of water
1 food item
1 stainless steel cup
$1.00 cash

 

Build Your Kit – 2

“A 72-hour kit that is built little by little is better than one never built, if you  know what I mean!”  -Emergency Elle

Week 2

BYK2

Items to add:

1 bottle of water
1 food item
1 whistle with neck cord
1 days worth of your personal prescription medication (if applicable)
$1.00 cash

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Safe Water – A MUST!

BP-WaterSupplyPixWhat do the numbers: 6, 7, and 2 have in common?  E Coli!  Within the last SIX MONTHS in SEVEN confirmed areas in the US and Canada, including TWO cities this past weekend in northern Utah, public water systems were contaminated with E Coli!  Each instance has required a complete shut OFF to the entire city’s access and use to their public water systems!  This has confirmed my opinion of the question: Is water storage important?  My answer, and your answer, should and MUST be a resounding: YES!   Each of those communities have had to boil ALL water for drinking, pet needs, bathing, gardening and well, basically, everything else!  I am sure they are counting their blessings that they still had the means to boil their water!  I think it is safe to say that boiling E-V-E-R-Y drop they used and consumed had to have been a bit inconvenient, to say the least!

Water4Sure, they could have run to the store and purchased some bottled water for their needs. But as we all know, bottled water, at a time of crisis, run off shelves like water off a ducks back!  So we can’t rely on last minute water purchasing either.

What can we do BEFORE the crisis occurs?  What preparations can we make BEFORE the emergency? We can have access to clean water, but how???  There are a couple of things to consider.Water2

First, consider adding one or more of the following to your emergency kit: water filtersicon, water purifiersicon, purifier tabletsicon, micro filtersicon, water storageicon systems, desalinatorsicon, 4 ounce  water pouchescleaning systemsicon.  These filters, purifiers and systems are made specifically for our families.  Water-related emergencies WILL occur.  Having safe water to use and consume during these catastrophes is critical.  That is the ONLY reason these are made and made available to each of us! Be sure you are ready!

Water5Second, whether or not you include filters, purifiers and systems in your kit, learn the know-hows of preparing your water to make safe for your family.  Don’t wait for an emergency to learn the do’s and don’ts.  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers great information: “Make Water Safe” (pdf) and “Drink Safe Water” (pdf).  Add these informational documents to your 72-hour kits!

Bottom line: Do what you need to do so you are not without water!  Water contamination comes with ZERO notice.  Just ask each of these communities, each and every member. Prepare now and have peace later, knowing your family will have safe water for their needs!

Other websites and resources on water-related emergencies preparations:

The CDCReady.gov and Emergency Essentials.

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*The water system picture courtesy of Emergency Essentials.

Emergency Elle in “Gas Half Full”

One word: SUSPENSEFUL!  Don’t worry, this movie has a happy ending!  However, life is not like every fairy tale with suspenseful beginnings and happy endings.  Oh sure, and most definitely, look at life like a ‘glass half full’ but as Emergency Elle says, remember the same for your car!  This is a must watch, must share, and must remember! …

Emergency Elle in “Gas Half Full”

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Emergency Fitness #1!

We all know that emergencies can be absolutely exhausting and physically demanding, to say the least!  It all starts with the adrenaline that rushes through you – and that alone can take a toll on your body. But it usually doesn’t end with just an adrenaline frenzy!  There is usually many hours of walking, building, shoveling, carrying, lifting and so much more that is required of us during an emergency.  Time to rest usually doesn’t’ come until long after the emergency has subsided.  So … PHYSICALLY preparing for an emergency should be on the top of our “MUST DO” and “START NOW” list!

Join Emergency Elle in getting yourself physically prepared for whatever emergency may come your way!  This fitness regimen is unlike any other fitness program you’ve seen or done before!  This is “Emergency Fitness”!  Not only are we working on building strength, but we’re also focusing on endurance and stamina! (Because emergencies require a lot of that from us.)

Invite your entire family and friends to join you and Emergency Elle, in getting physically ready for “that” emergency that WILL come our way!

Emergency Fitness #1

Equipment Required: Backpack, water bottles and walking shoes.

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Have fun!

 

BACKPACK USED IN THIS VIDEO:

Emergency Elle uses a Large Backpack from Emergency Essentials.
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Up to 70% OFF!!!!

Crazy deals: Up to 70% OFF right now at Emergency Essentialsicon!  These deals only last till 5/31!!!


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Emergency Kits up to 43% OFF!!!  Kits prepare you for most emergencies!  Don’t be without an emergency kit!  Ideal places to keep your emergency kit: Your home, your work, car, and children’s school.

 

 

Deal28-3 These buckets are easy to stack and store AND they’re packed with 126 single-serving pouches each – enough to feed one person with breakfasts, lunch or dinner for an entire month!!!  Wow!
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This is a great book: Just Dutch It! Book  – Learn how to use your food storage – dutch oven style! YUM!!!  Recipes that can include several food items or just a few!  Tips for successful dutch oven cooking are included!

 

 

 

Deal28-2 Combo Sale!  Fruit, Vegetable, Entrees, Side Dishes, Freeze-Dried, Samplers.  These COMBO ESSENTIALS are amazing ways to build your food storage!
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Deal28-5 MREs are a fantastic way to add long-term and ready-to-eat meals to your 72-hour kits!  The MRE Marinara Sauce with Meatballs is an excellent choice to add to your meals!
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iconThis One Year Food Supply includes a great variety of food!  Over $1000 off is a pretty hefty steal of a deal!  All in those beautiful #10 cans!
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Emergency Elle: “SUPER POWERS!”

Oh my!  Mother Nature has gone a bit crazy with natural disasters lately!  Will we ever survive these WITHOUT super powers?  Oh, Emergency Elle knows the secret to obtaining SUPER POWERS!!!  This is a video you DON’T want to miss!  ….

Emergency Elle: “SUPER POWERS!”

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For the secret SUPER POWER checklist, CLICK HERE!

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Introducing … Emergency Elle!

She’s quirky! She’s spunky!  And she is SUPER SAFETY SMART!  You’re gonna love Emergency Elle! Here is her very first video!

“Introducing … Emergency Elle”

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