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20 Slightly Unusual Items for Stocking Up Posted:October 07, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

20 Slightly Unusual Items for Stocking Up

Everyone is slightly different in the things they need and we all find different unusual, cool things to include in our preps. Rather than having one person create a list of their favorite unusual items, this [...]

FoodSaver Group Giveaway Posted:October 06, 2014 By:Liz Long

FoodSaver Group Giveaway

FoodSaver Group Giveaway We are having a FoodSaver Group Giveaway today! WooHoo! This is a great way to preserve your food for an extended amount of time. You can make mason jar salads, package your cheese [...]

Comforting Hot Drinks Posted:October 06, 2014 By:Kathie Lapcevic

Comforting Hot Drinks

Winter is coming and with the cooling air comes a desire to drink something warm. In fact, I’m learning that whenever I’m in the need for a little mental comforting I reach for something warm. It seems [...]

Disaster Help From the Federal Government (FEMA): Truth vs. Fiction Posted:October 05, 2014 By:Jim Acosta

Disaster Help From the Federal Government (FEMA): Truth vs. Fiction

When you hear or read “FEMA” (the Federal Emergency Management Agency), what is your reaction? Other than the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), FEMA is the one Federal agency that tends to evoke reactions ranging from hope [...]

If You Just Moved Here: 10 Realities After a Major Flooding Event Posted:October 04, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

If You Just Moved Here: 10 Realities After a Major Flooding Event

So a hurricane has hit your town or a major flooding event. Your family survived the disaster and it’s time to go back into your community and rebuild your lives. Here’s some of the realities that [...]

Survival Survey: Unexpected Places to Shop for Prepper Items Posted:October 03, 2014 By:Liz Long

Survival Survey: Unexpected Places to Shop for Prepper Items

We’ve all shopped at online stores that focus on preppers and at places like Army-Navy stores. And who hasn’t checked out a yard sale or two? (Or at least meant to.) Those are the obvious places, [...]

Casseroles Forever! Pantry Substitute for Canned Cream Soup Posted:October 02, 2014 By:Sarah Anne Carter

Casseroles Forever! Pantry Substitute for Canned Cream Soup

It’s a key ingredient in almost any casserole: cream of mushroom soup. Or cream of chicken, or cream of potato, or cream of celery. I used to buy cans and cans of the stuff. Then, as [...]

10 Condiments That Make Life Better Posted:October 01, 2014 By:Beth Johnson

10 Condiments That Make Life Better

So something really, truly bad happens. The grid has been down for a month or a deadly pandemic has us sequestered in our homes. Or you’re simply out of work for months and the savings are [...]

12 White-Hot Ways to Use Cast Iron Every Day Posted:September 30, 2014 By:Rob Hanus

12 White-Hot Ways to Use Cast Iron Every Day

Chances are, you have a cast iron dutch oven and a couple of cast iron skillets among your preparedness gear. You’ve chosen it, most likely, due to its ability to use it over an open fire [...]

Stomach “Bugs”: An Herbal Back-Up Plan Posted:September 30, 2014 By:Agatha Noveille

Stomach “Bugs”: An Herbal Back-Up Plan

These tips may come in handy someday soon! Click here to pin! So perhaps it’s that time of year, and stomach “bugs” are starting to make the rounds at school and work. Or, perhaps you’ve had [...]