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March Skill of the Month: Learn a new handicraft Posted:March 03, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

March Skill of the Month: Learn a new handicraft

Now that we are in our third month of Skill of the Month, I probably shouldn’t be surprised that I get all giddy and excited with each new skill! Right now I can barely contain my excitement [...]

Wet Nursing: Time to review an old tradition? Posted:March 03, 2015 By:Mary Blandford

Wet Nursing: Time to review an old tradition?

I have thought for some time about how formula fed babies will fare in a SHTF scenario. What if formula has already been looted from the store or destroyed by fire or a major natural disaster? [...]

52 Weeks Savings Plan: Watch for these March sales! Posted:March 02, 2015 By:Sarah Anne Carter

52 Weeks Savings Plan: Watch for these March sales!

March brings with it the promise of spring and some special March sales on purchases that can help you both prepare and save money. Two holidays that will generate some special savings are St. Patrick’s Day [...]

Tight Space Prepping: Preparedness for power outages Posted:March 02, 2015 By:Teraesa Farrell

Tight Space Prepping: Preparedness for power outages

Going without electricity for a few days can throw off the whole balance of a family. When living in an apartment or condo there are simple ways to keep the family in clean clothes, power electronics [...]

The Colloidal Silver Option for Your Best Health Posted:February 28, 2015 By:Mary Blandford

The Colloidal Silver Option for Your Best Health

I’m a registered nurse in the Midwest. I believe in traditional medicine but have become very interested in alternative medicine in case of a TEOTWAWKI event and have been learning more about colloidal silver. If a [...]

30 Uses for Phone Books Posted:February 27, 2015 By:Liz Long

30 Uses for Phone Books

We all get them dropped off one (or more) times every year — big, thick phone books. But what to do with them now that we just look up phone numbers on Google or we have them [...]

DIY Homemade Seasoning Mixes Posted:February 26, 2015 By:Sarah Anne Carter

DIY Homemade Seasoning Mixes

I felt intimidated at the thought of making my own seasoning mix recipes at first. The little packets you can buy at the store made it so easy, and they made my dinners taste good. Then, [...]

5 Reasons Why Normal People Shy Away From the Prepper World Posted:February 26, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

5 Reasons Why Normal People Shy Away From the Prepper World

I don’t believe I’ve ever started an article with an apology, but before I go any further, my apologies to preppers for this headline! I’ve met hundreds of you over the past few years at expos [...]

Conflict Resolution – An important prepper skill Posted:February 24, 2015 By:Jim Cobb

Conflict Resolution – An important prepper skill

  When do we tend to argue the most with our spouses and other family members? All other things being equal, it is when we’re stressed out about something. One of the most common reasons for [...]

Free Webinar! Keep your home sparkling with DIY Cleaners! Posted:February 23, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

Free Webinar! Keep your home sparkling with DIY Cleaners!

You’ve probably read about and seen various recipes for DIY household cleaning products. They’re on Pinterest, Facebook, and in books. Maybe you’ve tried a few and have wondered how effective and safe they really are. Coming up [...]