Archive for ' Organization'

12 Days of Back-to-School Giveaways: Day 6, Post-It Swag Bag! Posted:August 06, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

12 Days of Back-to-School Giveaways: Day 6, Post-It Swag Bag!

This very popular giveaway has ended and Cheryl was the happy winner. Thanks so much for your enthusiasm! I’ve always wanted a real swag bag. You know. Those bags of incredibly expensive luxury items that celebrities [...]

12 Days of Back-to-School Giveaways: Day 5, Finder Codes kit Posted:August 05, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

12 Days of Back-to-School Giveaways: Day 5, Finder Codes kit

This giveaway has ended, and Mari was the winner of the Finder Codes kit. I just started noticing a new product, Finder Codes, in various stores and immediately thought of all the little things busy families [...]

A Moveable Feast: Organizing Your Food Storage For Portability and Cleanliness Posted:July 22, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

A Moveable Feast: Organizing Your Food Storage For Portability and Cleanliness

Moving is one of the most stressful things you can do, and moving with a full food storage and all of the emergency preparations that go with it can be super-stressful. It’s heavy, often fairly awkward [...]

A sure-fire strategy for keeping an organized pantry inventory Posted:February 28, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

A sure-fire strategy for keeping an organized pantry inventory

My husband has told me many times over the years, “Lisa, you always manage to make things more complicated than they need to be.” When we have friends over for dinner, I want to make ALL [...]

Step-by-Step: A Survival Mom Binder for TEOTWAWKI Posted:September 06, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

Step-by-Step: A Survival Mom Binder for TEOTWAWKI

Guest post by Jackie K. In 2003 I became a mother for the first time.  Over the years I became a mom 2 more times.  With each new addition, came more things I needed to have [...]

Survival Survey & Giveaway!  Share your tips for organizing the pantry! Posted:June 11, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

Survival Survey & Giveaway! Share your tips for organizing the pantry!

This giveaway is now closed and the winners have been notified. However, there’s a wealth of great information in the comment section below. In my book, Survival Mom: How to Prepare Your Family for Everyday Disasters [...]

iPhone App: Prep & Pantry Posted:January 23, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

iPhone App: Prep & Pantry

Guest post by Liz Long.   Prep & Pantry is an iPhone app that lets you keep track of all your preps and everything in your pantry. It really is a great little app, and worth [...]

One simple goal for your first month as a prepper Posted:July 31, 2011 By:The Survival Mom

One simple goal for your first month as a prepper

When someone asks me where to start when it comes to preparedness, I almost always say, “Start de-cluttering!”  I know they were expecting advice for buying buckets of wheat and bags of beans.  Neither of those [...]

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP:  Those Buckets Aren’t Just For Wheat Posted:October 30, 2010 By:The Survival Mom

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Those Buckets Aren’t Just For Wheat

It was my lucky day when I discovered the free buckets available just for the asking at my grocery store’s bakery.  “How many do you want?” were the words that nearly brought tears of joy to [...]

Preparedness Essential:  The Survival Mom Binder Posted:October 10, 2010 By:The Survival Mom

Preparedness Essential: The Survival Mom Binder

I’ve spent hours and hours online researching everything from how to make homemade laundry soap to making a homemade food dehydrator.  I even researched how to make homemade fire starters using dryer lint.  All these pages, [...]