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

Stock Your Pantry From Scratch: Homemade Apple Pie Filling

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 [...]

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

Understand and Prevent 4 Kinds of Heat Loss

Maintaining 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 [...]

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

Holiday Fire Safety: Tips for the season and beyond

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 [...]

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

5 Post-Emergency Herbs: The Calming Cuppa

Five 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 [...]

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

Holiday Goodie Bag Giveaway

Happy 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 [...]

Wilderness Survival Series:  Practicing Survival Skills As A Family Posted:December 15, 2014 By:Tammy Trayer

Wilderness Survival Series: Practicing Survival Skills As A Family

We 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 [...]

What’s in YOUR Wallet? The Art of EDC (Every Day Carry) Posted:December 14, 2014 By:Jim Cobb

What’s in YOUR Wallet? The Art of EDC (Every Day Carry)

To far too many people, being “prepped” means accumulating piles and piles of stuff, much of which various so-called experts insist you carry with you at all times. Some of those folks apparently feel you should [...]

16 Non-Traditional Containers For Your Bug Out Bag/Emergency Kit Posted:December 13, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

16 Non-Traditional Containers For Your Bug Out Bag/Emergency Kit

When it comes to selecting a bag for an emergency kit, many of us veer in the direction of tactical looking backpacks, or any type of backpack at all. And, it’s no wonder. A good backpack [...]

Survival Lessons for Students from Sesame Street Posted:December 13, 2014 By:Kris

Survival Lessons for Students from Sesame Street

Prepare even the youngest kiddos for common emergencies with online tools and resources! Rather than mom-to-mom wisdom, I’m sharing a compiled list of online tools and resources you can use to help you prepare your little [...]

Sex after the apocalypse? When there is no birth control … Posted:December 12, 2014 By:Sarah Anne Carter

Sex after the apocalypse? When there is no birth control …

So, you think you have everything that you need in your preps? Think about this … After the apocalypse (or whatever scenario happens) and things settle, you might start getting comfortable with your food, water, and [...]