Kellene teaches women's firearm self-defense
24 Apr 2015 by
Filed in Mental Preparedness
"Fog of War" is a term I use in both everyday preparedness, as well as in being prepared for self-defense scenarios.  Today I'm going to address firearm self-defense scenarios more specifically, however, before I do, I just want to bring up one point that applies universally to everyday preparedness. Having THINGS, such as food, water, ammo, etc. don't make a person prepared. PRACTICE using, finding, thinking about, learnign about the use of those things is what makes a person prepared.  A...
72 Hour Kit Rolling Backpack
07 Apr 2015 by
Filed in Preparedness
As promised here is the list of my recommended 72 hour kit supplies. Mind you, this isn’t the minimalistic 72 hour kit. This is the “rolling” one. By all means, if you have something to add to the list or have questions as to why a particular item is on the list, simply leave a comment. Basic 72-hour Emergency Kit (*This is a list of ONLY the Basics) Clothing Leather gloves Shirt, pants, socks and shoes PVC poncho with hood Bandana Hat Sweat pants and top or other light workout suit Defense...
26 Mar 2015 by
Filed in Medical Preparedness
How to Deal With Electric Shocks/Electrocution --by Guest Contributor, Dan F. Sullivan Although information about survival and preparedness is abundant these days, it’s extremely hard to find information about electrocution. Knowing what to do if you or anyone else gets electrocuted is of paramount importance particularly after a tornado or a hurricane, when the power lines are down.   My first “experiment” with electricity happened when I was 4. I stuck a pin inside an outlet because it...
There are no victims, only volunteers
19 Mar 2015 by
Filed in Preparedness
Let’s face it. Even when we’ve had our car broken into and find nothing missing, it’s still very disturbing emotionally. It haunts us that some complete stranger was rummaging around in our world without any sense of decency that we’ve come to expect in our little world, even if it’s naively so.  This type of experience causes us even the most stalwart soul to feel violated somehow. And the vulnerability of it all lingers with us for a very long time. More than 25 years ago my old beater of a...
12 Mar 2015 by
Filed in Financial Preparedness
by J.C. Martin, Guest Contributor (Editor's Note: I'm thrilled to share with you a contribution by one of my friends who's always good for a smile as well as sensible preparedness wisdom--J.C. Martin. Give him a warm welcome, Friends!)   Those who have prepped for a while know that, although it’s wise to be ready for a monetary collapse or the breakdown of civilization, the likeliest use of their preparations will happen during ordinary “bad times.” Natural or manmade catastrophes and economic...
04 Mar 2015 by
Filed in Spiritual Preparedness
Event: Fireside/Cottage Meeting Event for Las Vegas, NV Date: Sunday, March 8, 2015 Time: 7:00 p.m. Topic: “The Sacred Roots of Preparedness—Finding Peace in Our Preparedness Efforts in the Latter-Days” Place/Host: Davis Residence; 1442 Starlight Canyon Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89183 Admission: FREE All are welcome to come to this Cottage Meeting/Fireside event in which Kellene Bishop, The Preparedness Pro, will utilize the scriptures to expound on how to recognize the true nature of preparedness in...
04 Mar 2015 by
Filed in Preparedness
This week we'll be sending out our first official issue of the Preparedness Pro Newsletter. Each issue will be packed with something to learn regarding each of the 10 Principles of Preparedness PLUS this is the ONLY place where you'll be able to get some of the best of recipes by The Preparedness Pro! So if you haven't subscribed to our free newsletter yet, be sure you do so ASAP so you don't miss out on this month's issue. Archive issues will not be available for free, so take advantage of...
18 Feb 2015 by
Filed in Preparedness
And we’re back!   There’s been a flurry of activity behind the sabbatical at Preparedness Pro so that I could move it forward to what I really, really wanted it to be. And today I’m going to share with you the results thereof because chances are, if you’re reading this, then that activity will indeed impact you, and very soon too, I suspect.   Over the past several months I’ve been putting a major undertaking into play.  I’ve sorted through 15 years of belongings, including massive amounts of...
02 Dec 2014 by
Filed in Mental Preparedness
So tonight I was literally locked IN my hotel room. I couldn't get out for anything!!  The steel door handle wouldn't turn far enough for me to unlock the door.  After attempting to open the door for several minutes and ruining a good pair of shoes in a desperate attempt to kick the handle downward, I decided to call the front desk.  To be honest, I was worried that I wasn't able to open the door because of my wussy muscles, or at least a poor grip. So when I called the front desk and the...
hand operated adapters for grain mills
10 Nov 2014 by
Filed in Food Preparedness
Question: "Kellene, how do I know which manual grain mill to buy? I'm so confused?!"   Answer: There are THREE key considerations to choosing a grain mill that you'll be operating manually.  I'll provide you with these three highlights and let you choose for yourself from there, but I'll also share with you what I've chosen as a result.   Three Considerations for Choosing a Hand-Operated Grain Mill   1) Energy Expenditure: You want one that will require the least amount of physical energy per...
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