Stay Hydrated This Summer with Collapsible Water Bottles
Summer in almost upon us, and staying hydrated is always important.
We've been to the zoo many times last summer, and without fail, you'd an emergency where someone just dropped or got really dizzy from heat exaustion.
The loss of body fluids can sneak up on you, for sure, but one thing you should consider carrying in your everyday carry this summer are a couple of collapsible water bottles.
Most of us can just stop at a store and pick up a few bottles of water, but what do you do when the water runs out? Read more ...
How To Get The Right Binoculars
I don't usually carry binoculars everyday, but they are definitely one of the things that I keep in my car. I usually grab them when the family and I go out for walks in the woods and when I go hiking around, but other than that, the only other times that I pull them out is when there might be a lunar eclipse, at an airshow or some other event that I really want a better view.
There are quite a few different binoculars available, but when I purchased mine, I was looking for smaller, more compact ones as opposed to the full size pouch carried binoculars. I feel that if I ever did need to carry them for distances, or out of necessity, a smaller set would fit better into my bag than having to carry a whole separate pouch.Read more ...
12 Essential Medications To Carry In Your Everyday Carry
Besides for having some kind of first aid kit in your everyday carry bag, having some basic medications right at hand when you need them can also be a real lifesaver. Whether it's cold or flu season, or that mysterious allergic reaction that just hit you, when you have exactly what you need makes life so much better and easier.
There are some basic medications that I make sure that I have, whether in the car's glove box, In my Everyday Carry bag or in the desk at work, I know that if I need something, it's within reach easily.
I put my over the counter (OTC) medications in small 3x4 reclosable bags I picked up at Michaels, regardless of individual wrappings. They are sorted into the following three bags:
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- Cold & Flu
- Aches and Pains
- Health and Wellness
How To Use Your Watch As A Compass
You Don't Need That Compass Watch!
Its quite possible that you don't need to buy that expensive compass watch you've been looking at for the past couple months. In fact, you can use just about any watch to figure out the compass directions pretty easily.
While you usually can just position the sun as east or west of where you're standing depending on the time of day, using a watch as a compass will be a bit more accurate.Read more ...
Best Walkie Talkie For Family EDC
Our Family Walkie Talkie Communication Solution
In A Family, Communication Is Key
Our family takes regular daytrips to really cool places on weekends. We like to go exploring in local forests and parks. Sometimes we head to the Zoo. Other times we go up to large malls to do a bit of shopping. Regardless of where we go as a family, every family member has their own walkie talkie. We've found that having personal communication devices such as walkie talkies are great for communication with the whole family.
We didn't want to have to spend money on monthly phone service for the three younger ones -- they don't need phones... yet.Read more ...