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Book Review: Prepper’s Long-Term Survival Guide by Jim Cobb Posted:April 23, 2014 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 [...]

9 Must-Haves for your Glove Box Posted:April 23, 2014 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 [...]

The #1 reason all your preparedness could be in vain Posted:April 22, 2014 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 [...]

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

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 [...]

Product Review: The no-batteries-necessary UVPaqlite Posted:April 16, 2014 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 [...]

Product Review: The Abeego Wrap, something a little different for your emergency kits Posted:April 14, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

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 [...]

Survival Mom Radio Network Re-cap Posted:April 14, 2014 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 [...]

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

Survival Mom Quote of the Week

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Try it Today! Diatomaceous earth for controlling pests Posted:April 13, 2014 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 [...]