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How to be as scary as hell in less than 5 seconds Posted:April 05, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

How to be as scary as hell in less than 5 seconds

As a new college graduate, I toiled for five long years in the underbelly of public education: the middle school. Although I loved my job and students, I was a mere 7 or 8 years older [...]

Review: KIDS ‘N’ PETS Stain & Odor Remover & GIVEAWAY! Posted:April 04, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Review: KIDS ‘N’ PETS Stain & Odor Remover & GIVEAWAY!

This article sponsored by KIDS ‘N’ PETS, who thought Survival Mom readers might like to know about their nontoxic products formulated to handle just about any mess kids and pets deliver. After trying their products, I [...]

DIY Survival: Make a Buddy Burner Posted:April 04, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

DIY Survival: Make a Buddy Burner

By contributing writer, Jim Cobb. There are many ways to heat food during an grid-down emergency.  Most of them, though, such as gas grills, rocket stoves, and camp stoves, aren’t suitable for indoor use.  This can [...]

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Teach Your Kids to Be Creative Posted:April 03, 2014 By:Brenda

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Teach Your Kids to Be Creative

Whether they need to keep occupied during a long power outage or survive in the woods for days, creativity is one of the most helpful resources your children can have. They may not be experts on [...]

A Single Survival Mom’s Essential Tool Kit Posted:April 02, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

A Single Survival Mom’s Essential Tool Kit

Guest post by Kris A.  My imagined scenarios for potential problems have always had one assumption in common: my husband would be right beside me sharing the workload.  But last year he fell off a roof [...]

13 Creative & Healthy Uses for Thieves Oil Posted:April 01, 2014 By:

13 Creative & Healthy Uses for Thieves Oil

Surely there aren’t very many essential oil blends that have more impressive bragging rights than Thieves Oil. After all, how many oils claim to have been concocted during the years of the Black Plague, protecting their [...]

Super-Mega Spring Giveaway: Sun Oven, Excalibur, Goal Zero, & more! Posted:March 31, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Super-Mega Spring Giveaway: Sun Oven, Excalibur, Goal Zero, & more!

Prepared Bloggers, a group of bloggers in the survival/preparedness niche, has teamed up with some of our favorite companies and because of their generosity, we’re able to offer you these mega giveaway prizes. This is the [...]

Survival Mom Quote of the Week Posted:March 31, 2014 By:Brenda

Survival Mom Quote of the Week

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Try it Today! 5-Minute Strawberry Jam Posted:March 30, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Try it Today! 5-Minute Strawberry Jam

If you and your family rely on jellies and jams, I’ve found that store-bought versions definitely have a shelf life when it comes to long-term storage. I’ve found that over time, these become discolored and unappetizing [...]

If you find yourself lost, S.T.O.P. Posted:March 26, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

If you find yourself lost, S.T.O.P.

By contributing writer, Jim Cobb We’re approaching spring (finally!) and with that time of year comes camping, hiking, and all sorts of other wilderness activities.  All too often, though, these relatively simple treks into the outdoors [...]