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by vanislemom
Sun May 15, 2011 4:56 am
Forum: General Canadian Discussions
Topic: How do you defend your home?
Replies: 178
Views: 25242

Re: How do you defend your home?

Great Wall of Canada. I like it. _________ A couple of years ago a security specialist came to the place that I worked to give us a little talk about personal safety as our store was right next to a homeless shelter and things were pretty unpredictable at times. Anyway, one of the pieces of advice h...
by vanislemom
Sun May 15, 2011 4:11 am
Forum: General Canadian Discussions
Topic: What Did You Prep This Week
Replies: 1333
Views: 134307

Re: What Did You Prep This Week

Got some good buys at london drugs this morning. 6 pair of 40% wool sox for $12 2 combo pkgs. of echinacea (super strength, 75 softgels) and hand sanitizer (grapefruit scent) for $10 (so that's 2 bottles of echinacea and 2 pump bottles of hand sanitizer, in case I wasn't clear) safeway has 1.1 litre...
by vanislemom
Mon May 09, 2011 7:53 am
Forum: General Canadian Discussions
Topic: When things don't go according to plan
Replies: 5
Views: 1310

Re: When things don't go according to plan

Well, back to plan A, the Evac Centre for our building, an arena about half a mile from our condo building. Although a home prepper for years, I was really saddened by the pictures of the Japanese people in evacuation centres, (they wanted underwear) so that spurred me to throw together 3 Go Bags fo...
by vanislemom
Mon May 09, 2011 7:14 am
Forum: General Canadian Discussions
Topic: What Did You Prep This Week
Replies: 1333
Views: 134307

Re: What Did You Prep This Week

I live in Victoria, BC. I can't afford to own a vehicle, so I buy only what I can get home by myself. This is a partial list of what I got in 2 trips to 2 different malls in one day. All sale items. 2kg honey 216 bag box of orange pekoe tea 48 mega rolls of toilet paper 3 pkg. of 900g macaroni 3 pkg...
by vanislemom
Mon May 09, 2011 6:58 am
Forum: General Canadian Discussions
Topic: What would you be looking for...?
Replies: 18
Views: 3754

Re: What would you be looking for...?

1 gallon (4 litre) mylar bags and oxygen absorbers at a reasonable price.

Have just started looking around for an affordable dehydrator, also.
by vanislemom
Tue Apr 26, 2011 7:48 am
Forum: General Canadian Discussions
Topic: What Are You Prepping For?
Replies: 35
Views: 5862

Re: What Are You Prepping For?

I'm preparing in case I survive a 9.0 megathrust earthquake. I'm preparing in order to teach my children how to prepare, how to teach their children, like my mother taught me, since the 1964 earthquake opened her eyes. Like California, or Japan, we on the BC west coast don't know when, or if, it'll ...
by vanislemom
Tue Apr 26, 2011 7:23 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself Canadians
Topic: Vancouver Island prepper
Replies: 3
Views: 1356

Vancouver Island prepper

Hello from Victoria, Vancouver Island. Long time prepper, not so good at getting interactive with this website. (I'm sure it's just me.) I live in an apartment style condo, not much space, but I have always stored water and extra food and paper goods (never, ever run out of toilet paper). After the ...

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