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Book Review – “Preppers: History and the Cultural Phenomenon” by Lynda King Posted:October 30, 2014 By:Amy Van Riper

Book Review – “Preppers: History and the Cultural Phenomenon” by Lynda King

Preppers: History and the Cultural Phenomenon is a non-fiction book written by Lynda King, a freelance writer and community preparedness educator. The book was published in 2014 by Prepper Press and is available in paperback and [...]

Common Sense Strategies for Teaching Gun Safety: Never Underestimate the Stupid Factor Posted:October 29, 2014 By:Liz Long

Common Sense Strategies for Teaching Gun Safety: Never Underestimate the Stupid Factor

Our 2 kids began learning how to shoot a .22 rifle when they were 7 and 9 years old. Our approach to the shooting skills and gun safety was very casual and low key. You might [...]

Halloween Book GIVEAWAY: Zombie and Dystopian Books Posted:October 28, 2014 By:Liz Long

Halloween Book GIVEAWAY: Zombie and Dystopian Books

I have never been a fan of horror in any form. But somehow, like so many other people, The Walking Dead drew me in, and I became of fan of zombies. Well, zombie books and movies, [...]

Simple Food Storage Meals for Tight Times: Stock up on three months worth, fast! Posted:October 28, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Simple Food Storage Meals for Tight Times: Stock up on three months worth, fast!

When a summertime monsoon storm is on the way, I quickly track down my kids, bring them indoors, and prepare to hunker down.  It’s a mom-instinct.  We  unplug the computers, make sure all the windows are securely [...]

Merry Christmas Cox’s Honey Giveaway Posted:October 27, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Merry Christmas Cox’s Honey Giveaway

The holidays are right around the corner so what better way than to have Cox’s Honey involved in a giveaway again! This giveaway is a little different. We will have one winner chosen through our Rafflecopter [...]

Fall Comfort Foods from Augason Farms Posted:October 26, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Fall Comfort Foods from Augason Farms

I don’t even need cold temperatures to begin craving my favorite comfort foods. It’s enough to turn the calendar page from September to October for me to start craving things like meatloaf and mashed potatoes! Here [...]

Try It Today: Make Your Own Dryer Balls! Posted:October 26, 2014 By:Liz Long

Try It Today: Make Your Own Dryer Balls!

I got tired of spending $10+ for boxes of dryer sheets that then ended up being something else I had to pick up and throw away. So, being a good prepper, I went online to find [...]

Ebola Has Unnecessarily Come to America…And I Am Livid! Posted:October 25, 2014 By:Jim Acosta

Ebola Has Unnecessarily Come to America…And I Am Livid!

I am horrified at what has been unfolding in the U.S. in regards to the Ebola virus. From 2003-2005, I was the Team Leader of a U.S. Government Disaster Medical Assistance Team, a 120+ member group [...]

Ta Da! Check Out the NEW SURVIVAL MOM TEAM STORE! Posted:October 25, 2014 By:Liz Long

Ta Da! Check Out the NEW SURVIVAL MOM TEAM STORE!

The Survival Mom finds all kinds of great books, gadgets, and things we can all use to help us in our every day lives and in becoming more prepared. It can be hard to keep track [...]

Fast, Healthy Meals in a Jar Posted:October 24, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Fast, Healthy Meals in a Jar

Winter is a time that I usually spend organizing and cleaning stuff since I can’t spend a whole lot of time outdoors without turning into a human popsicle!  So one of my winter projects is usually [...]