Archive for ' Budget Tips'

Survival Survey: Shopping & comparing the dollar stores Posted:March 10, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Survival Survey: Shopping & comparing the dollar stores

Dollar stores can be very useful when looking for items for emergency kits and overall preparedness. I’ve scoured the aisles of various dollar stores and left with everything from office supplies to canned foods. Once I [...]

52 Week Savings Plan: March prepping bargains to keep your savings on track Posted:March 05, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

52 Week Savings Plan: March prepping bargains to keep your savings on track

If you are on the 52 Week Savings Plan, then you are likely looking for super savings on just about everything you buy! The month of March brings with it opportunities to save on all kinds [...]

52 Week Savings Plan Revisited Posted:February 10, 2014 By:Brenda

52 Week Savings Plan Revisited

Last year in January I posted this article on a 52 week savings plan. I want to encourage all of you to try it again this year! Even though it’s the second week of February, don’t [...]

New VIDEO conference! “Frugal Back-to-School” TONIGHT! Posted:September 03, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

New VIDEO conference! “Frugal Back-to-School” TONIGHT!

There’s something new and very cool in the Survival Mom’s bag ‘o tricks! Beginning tonight, Tuesday, September 3, we are beginning a series of video classes for you. Everyone is invited! Tonight’s Video Vibe is all [...]

7 Food Wasting Sins!  Confessions from a former food waster Posted:January 24, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

7 Food Wasting Sins! Confessions from a former food waster

Guest post by Heather who blogs at Prudent Pantry. I was once a young wife and mother to a toddler. Hard at work learning to be a good wife and mommy. I got to stay at [...]

ACTION STEP: Pay it forward Posted:April 26, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

ACTION STEP: Pay it forward

This Action Step doesn’t have anything to do with the movie, “Pay it Forward”, although doing kind things for people is always a good idea. This Action Step is all about doing something kind for your [...]

Preparedness mindset 1: Think annual, not monthly Posted:September 12, 2011 By:The Survival Mom

Preparedness mindset 1: Think annual, not monthly

Guest post by Heather of Prudent Pantry, a member of our Survival Mom-Blog Ring. We are taught to think in a monthly budget or a paycheck-to-paycheck budgeting manner. What would you say if I said it’s [...]

Prepping on Pennies: #5 Learn one new skill this month Posted:July 27, 2010 By:The Survival Mom

Prepping on Pennies: #5 Learn one new skill this month

Sometimes we get too caught up on stocking up on this and stashing away that, all of which cost money.  When money is tighter than tight, there are still ways to be better prepared.  One of [...]

Prepping on Pennies:  #4, Prepare while time is on your side Posted:July 20, 2010 By:The Survival Mom

Prepping on Pennies: #4, Prepare while time is on your side

Have you ever had your back to the wall and under pressure to purchase just the right outfit or pair of shoes for an event?  Don’t bother to answer.  I know you have!  When you’re in [...]

Posted:February 19, 2010 By:The Survival Mom

4 Super-Cheap Prepping Resources

Our family is simultaneously trying to become debt-free, save as much money as we can, have at least six months of food on hand, and take care of some badly needed DIY home projects.  Believe me, [...]