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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 [...]

45 Recipes For the Potato Lover in You! Posted:December 11, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

45 Recipes For the Potato Lover in You!

I adore potatoes. Grew up with baked potatoes served at every Sunday-after-church lunch and mashed potatoes in the school cafeteria (back in the days when cafeteria food was awesome!) To celebrate cooler weather, but, heck!, potatoes [...]

Food Storage just isn’t for me! Posted:December 11, 2014 By:Andrea Urban

Food Storage just isn’t for me!

I realize that I may be preaching to the choir here but then again, maybe not. Perhaps there are a few among the readers of this blog that will make a change because of it. Like most of us, [...]

The Well-Trained Babysitter Posted:December 10, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

The Well-Trained Babysitter

This may surprise you, but I was a lousy babysitter. I wasn’t interested in playing with my young charges, had to work hard to gin up any enthusiasm for their knock-knock jokes, and was always relieved when [...]

Product Review – The GNS Knife by LT Wright Knives Posted:December 10, 2014 By:Jim Cobb

Product Review – The GNS Knife by LT Wright Knives

I will admit I can be something of a blade snob. The way I look at it, any gear I buy for the purpose of keeping me alive had better be of the highest quality I [...]

“No Normal Day” – a Dystopian novel for “normal” people Posted:December 09, 2014 By:Sarah Anne Carter

“No Normal Day” – a Dystopian novel for “normal” people

A retired couple wakes up on a normal day where she cleans the house and he makes the monthly liquor store run 20 miles away. While he’s gone, the power goes out – and stays out. [...]

5 Dollar Preps – You CAN Afford to Prepare Posted:December 08, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

5 Dollar Preps – You CAN Afford to Prepare

“I can’t afford to” is definitely the number one excuse people use for not prepping. They believe this because they read about someone who has a $20,000 dollar gun collection and a basement filled with a [...]

Just for you: The very best holiday gift ideas, discounts! Posted:December 08, 2014 By:Liz Long

Just for you: The very best holiday gift ideas, discounts!

Its funny how sometimes even things that normally come easy to you can suddenly become a challenge. I’ve been trying to write this post for over a week and I swear, it’s like I’m trying to [...]

Enjoy road trips with kids? I do … now Posted:December 07, 2014 By:Sarah Anne Carter

Enjoy road trips with kids? I do … now

Did you know that there is a dinosaur museum in Hays, Kansas? There’s also a huge duck pinwheel at an exit near the Missouri/Nebraska border. A bridge dedicated to the old wagon trail spans over I-80 [...]

Leftover Turkey Recipes That Don’t Suck Posted:December 06, 2014 By:Liz Long

Leftover Turkey Recipes That Don’t Suck

The big meal is over. The sink is full of dishes. The stove has cooled down and the guests have gone home. Now it’s time to ask yourself the big question: where can I find some [...]