ACTION STEP: Get thee to the dollar store!

Posted On: February 14, 2013
ACTION STEP: Get thee to the dollar store!

Sometimes I forget how handy the dollar store can be when I want to stock up Read More

How Basic Can You Get? List #6

Posted On: December 05, 2012
How Basic Can You Get? List #6

Are you ready for more? Did you work your way through Lists 1-5? This next list should keep Read More


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Book Review: Prepper’s Long-Term Survival Guide by Jim Cobb

April 23, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
Book Review: Prepper’s Long-Term Survival Guide by Jim Cobb

Prepping is kind of fun. Watching survival shows on TV is fun. What’s not so much fun is thinking about scenarios in which hand-to-mouth survival is something that goes on for years, not just a few days or weeks. Addressing Read More

9 Must-Haves for your Glove Box

April 23, 2014 Posted by:John A. Heatherly
9 Must-Haves for your Glove Box

by John Heatherly Attitude is the most important survival skill.  Objective setting and critical thinking are next.  Quality gear, especially gear that is within arm’s reach, can be a force multiplier (a force multiplier is defined as “capability that, when Read More

The #1 reason all your preparedness could be in vain

April 22, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
The #1 reason all your preparedness could be in vain

Not to be confused with failing to prepare, this statement may cause some head scratching. Stick with me here to see what I mean. Your completed bug out bags are ready by the door. Food is stored for the long term Read More

Survival Mom Quote of the Week

April 21, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
Survival Mom Quote of the Week

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Try it Today! Make your own waterproof, fire-starting Fire Straws

Try it Today! is supposed to be a Sunday feature, but yesterday I had the worst allergy attack in my life and spend most of the day, Easter!, feeling miserable. So, here is this fun DIY project for Monday! Most Read More

Product Review: The no-batteries-necessary UVPaqlite

April 16, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
Product Review: The no-batteries-necessary UVPaqlite

Just yesterday afternoon I sent my son on a search for 3 AAA batteries for my headlamp. It was time for my CERT class and I wanted to make sure I had a bright work light after sundown. Eventually he Read More

Product Review: The Abeego Wrap, something a little different for your emergency kits

Thanks to Earth Easy, I’ve been playing around with a new product called the Abeego Wrap. The Abeego Wrap is a natural alternative to plastic wraps, such as Saran, and plastic storage bags. The Abeego is a flat piece that Read More

Survival Mom Radio Network Re-cap

April 14, 2014 Posted by:Brenda
Survival Mom Radio Network Re-cap

In case you missed some of the shows from my radio network, here they are! This week, I interviewed Dr. Susanne Bennet about simple ways to combat allergies. You can listen here. I also spoke with Fernando Aguirre of Modern Read More

Survival Mom Quote of the Week

April 14, 2014 Posted by:Brenda
Survival Mom Quote of the Week

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Try it Today! Diatomaceous earth for controlling pests

April 13, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
Try it Today! Diatomaceous earth for controlling pests

Well, it’s Sunday again, and chances are you have a bit of free time on your hands. Why not learn about food-grade diatomaceous earth and head over to the local garden center or shop online at Earth Easy to pick Read More

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