Archive for ' Family'

Bases Covered for Baby Preparedness Posted:February 21, 2015 By:Teraesa Farrell

Bases Covered for Baby Preparedness

If you are preparedness minded and a new parent, chances are you have already provided your infant with a 72 hour kit, including clothes and extra blankets. In fact, you have most likely stressed over preparing for [...]

10 4-H Projects That Will Teach Your Kids Vital, Practical Skills Posted:February 11, 2015 By:Brandy Schau Dibert

10 4-H Projects That Will Teach Your Kids Vital, Practical Skills

Have you ever considered getting your kids involved with 4-H? You don’t have to live on a farm in order to do that, you know! As you’ll see, 4-H goes hand in hand with preparedness, survival [...]

18 Survival Movies with a Romantic Twist! Posted:February 10, 2015 By:Liz Long

18 Survival Movies with a Romantic Twist!

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I started looking for “survival movies” with romance —  any sort of love interest or romance and I was a bit stumped. Action movies are an obious place to look [...]

You Might Be a Survivalist If… Posted:February 02, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

You Might Be a Survivalist If…

  You may want to pin this one! Click here to Pin. You Might Be a Survivalist (or Prepper) If… You have a cookbook all about Spam. You consider your extra large ham radio antenna as [...]

Try It Today: Meal Planning the Fast and Easy Way Posted:February 01, 2015 By:Liz Long

Try It Today: Meal Planning the Fast and Easy Way

The problem with meal planning? We’ve all heard the recommendation to create a one week meal plan and have a routine for your meals, but eating the same thing every single week sounds beyond boring to [...]

Be a Lean, Mean Survival Mom Machine Posted:January 28, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

Be a Lean, Mean Survival Mom Machine

Picture this.  You’re with your kids or grand-kids in a COSTCO or Wal-Mart, when you hear gunshots and screams coming from across the store.  From the terrifying sounds you know you only have a few seconds [...]

A New Family Hobby: The air rifle Posted:January 26, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

A New Family Hobby: The air rifle

If your kids get bored easily and you’d love to get them involved in a fun activity that will teach them practical, lifelong skills, consider the air rifle.  Also called air guns, this inexpensive hobby teaches [...]

Evacuation Time? Don’t Forget Your Pets! Posted:January 24, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

Evacuation Time? Don’t Forget Your Pets!

What plans have you made and put into place for your animals should an emergency of some type strike your area? [...]

Survival Creativity: An Important Facet of the Survival Mindset Posted:January 23, 2015 By:Jim Cobb

Survival Creativity: An Important Facet of the Survival Mindset

As you go along in your disaster readiness journey, you’ll no doubt pick up many wonderful and useful skills. You’ll also likely purchase any number of tools, gadgets, and doodads that will (hopefully) be useful in [...]

10 Ways to Make the 52 Week Savings Plan Work for You Posted:January 12, 2015 By:Liz Long

10 Ways to Make the 52 Week Savings Plan Work for You

You want to do the 52 Week Savings Plan. You’ve printed out the chart, posted it somewhere you can’t help seeing it every day, and have a jar ready to hold your money (including a picture [...]