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Berry, Berry Delicious: 21 Berry Desserts to Make Your Mouth Water! Posted:April 14, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

Berry, Berry Delicious: 21 Berry Desserts to Make Your Mouth Water!

Everyone loves dessert. If you love berries, too, this is the post for you! These are all tasty and far healthier than many other desserts. Several are even gluten free. The first two recipes are from [...]

Build your Food Storage from Scratch: Homemade Strawberry Jam Posted:April 13, 2015 By:Lisa Barthuly

Build your Food Storage from Scratch: Homemade Strawberry Jam

Strawberries…….the “first fruits” of canning season (I can year round, but strawberry jam seems to me, to “begin” the real seasonal canning blitz!) and there is nothing like real, fresh strawberry jam! BONUS ? It is [...]

Gardening in a drought Posted:April 11, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

Gardening in a drought

I have lived in many countries over the years, and have always had a vegetable garden. Not just for saving money, as many of the countries I have lived in have had what we considered dirt [...]

My Job is to Tell You HOW to Prep – Not WHY Posted:April 10, 2015 By:Jim Cobb

My Job is to Tell You HOW to Prep – Not WHY

Several months ago, I was a speaker at a local prepper expo. Toward the end of the day, I and a few others were assembled to do a panel discussion. One of the first questions is [...]

3 Things To Make With Wheat Besides Bread Posted:April 07, 2015 By:Beth Buck

3 Things To Make With Wheat Besides Bread

Lots of us like to store wheat. It has a long shelf life, it’s nutritious, and you can use it to make that beloved staple of Western Civilization: bread. In fact, in Medieval Europe, all other [...]

Planning and Building a Bee-Friendly Backyard Posted:April 06, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

Planning and Building a Bee-Friendly Backyard

Like most of you, I have a love/hate relationship with bees. I hate their stings, and thank goodness, no one in my family is allergic to them, but I love their role in nature, acting as the [...]

Is your food storage plan missing these six essential pieces? Posted:April 06, 2015 By:Misty Marsh

Is your food storage plan missing these six essential pieces?

Ask any “food storage expert” what they recommend in a basic food storage plan and they will likely recommend the same types of things: wheat, rice, dry milk, salt, beans, sugar / honey, oil, pasta etc. [...]

52 Weeks Savings Plan: April discounts are here! Posted:April 05, 2015 By:Sarah Anne Carter

52 Weeks Savings Plan: April discounts are here!

Spring is here and with it comes lots of fun and activity in April – and lots of great things on sale. Don’t let the joke fall on you on April 1. April sales are no [...]

Spring Gardening: 5 Steps to Grow What You Eat Posted:April 04, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

Spring Gardening: 5 Steps to Grow What You Eat

When spring fever hits, it is easy to want to plant everything you can think of in your garden, as soon as you are able to work the soil. If you are a new gardener, it [...]

Skill of the Month: Learn a New, Advanced Gardening Skill Posted:April 03, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

Skill of the Month: Learn a New, Advanced Gardening Skill

Planting seeds or buying a seedling is probably the most optimistic thing I do all year. I have never had a green thumb and more houseplants have died under my care than I want to admit. [...]