5 Tips for Correctly Using Hand Sanitizer (From a Nurse Who Knows)

Tweet 1.  Use a large amount. More is better when using hand sanitizer. 2.  Slather the Read More

5 Dollar Preps – You CAN Afford to Prepare

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Looking for some GREAT Leftover Ham Recipes?

December 21, 2014 Posted by:Liz Long
Looking for some GREAT Leftover Ham Recipes?

TweetOnce the big meal is over, the family’s all gone, the dishes away, the question looms: What on earth will we do with all this leftover ham?!? (Or turkey.) Since food fights, using them as building materials, and putting them Read More

9 Great Ideas to Improve Family Gatherings

December 20, 2014 Posted by:Liz Long
9 Great Ideas to Improve Family Gatherings

TweetFamily gatherings. They happen throughout the year. Whether it’s a big holiday, like Thanksgiving or Christmas, or smaller ones like Memorial Day or Labor Day, or even a special event like a family reunion or a wedding, there are times Read More

How to Survive a Blizzard in Your Vehicle

December 19, 2014 Posted by:Robert Camp
How to Survive a Blizzard in Your Vehicle

Tweet How do you survive if you become trapped in your vehicle during a blizzard? With winter fast approaching, this is a good question. The last few years have seen unseasonably cold and snowy winters in the U.S. Along with Read More

Top 18 Holiday Bargains for Stocking Up

December 18, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
Top 18 Holiday Bargains for Stocking Up

TweetBeginning in October every year, grocery stores begin prominently displaying all types of food typically used in holiday cooking and baking. Every grocery store I’ve been to in the past couple of months has their holiday bargains right out front and Read More

Stock Your Pantry From Scratch: Homemade Apple Pie Filling

December 18, 2014 Posted by:Lisa Barthuly
Stock Your Pantry From Scratch: Homemade Apple Pie Filling

Tweet Apples just seem to overflow here at our homestead. And thankfully so! They are an excellent staple to have on the pantry shelf, easy to can & put up and best of all…delicious! If /when the SHTF, comfort foods Read More

Understand and Prevent 4 Kinds of Heat Loss

December 17, 2014 Posted by:Jim Cobb
Understand and Prevent 4 Kinds of Heat Loss

TweetMaintaining your core body temperature is critical in a survival situation. Hypothermia can set in even at relatively mild temperatures. A fact that is often lost on many people is that heat is energy and cold is merely the absence Read More

Holiday Fire Safety: Tips for the season and beyond

December 16, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
Holiday Fire Safety: Tips for the season and beyond

Tweet Halls decked with holly, a fresh pine adorned with hundreds of lights and glass ornaments, and scented candles spreading cheer — it’s a recipe for disaster! At this time of year, holiday fire safety is a major concern. In fact, Read More

5 Post-Emergency Herbs: The Calming Cuppa

December 16, 2014 Posted by:Agatha Noveille
5 Post-Emergency Herbs: The Calming Cuppa

TweetFive Herbs for Emotional Support Post Emergency The experience of dealing with an emergency situation can leave you feeling shaken, drained, and upset. Stopping long enough to go through the familiar motions of making a cup of tea can give Read More

Holiday Goodie Bag Giveaway

December 15, 2014 Posted by:Liz Long
Holiday Goodie Bag Giveaway

TweetHappy Hannukah! Merry Christmas! And a Joyful New Year! The Survival Mom has teamed up with Earth Easy, Flying Circle Bags, and Pelican to put together a great giveaway for the holiday season. Pelican Flashlights has donated one of their Read More

Wilderness Survival Series:  Practicing Survival Skills As A Family

TweetWe are surrounded by wilderness here on our Idaho homestead.  We spend as much of our free time as possible outside and adventuring. What do our adventures consist of? We live a very traditional life out here so a lot of our Read More

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