Archive for ' At Home'

Wet Nursing: Time to review an old tradition? Posted:March 03, 2015 By:Mary Blandford

Wet Nursing: Time to review an old tradition?

I have thought for some time about how formula fed babies will fare in a SHTF scenario. What if formula has already been looted from the store or destroyed by fire or a major natural disaster? [...]

52 Weeks Savings Plan: Watch for these March sales! Posted:March 02, 2015 By:Sarah Anne Carter

52 Weeks Savings Plan: Watch for these March sales!

March brings with it the promise of spring and some special March sales on purchases that can help you both prepare and save money. Two holidays that will generate some special savings are St. Patrick’s Day [...]

30 Uses for Phone Books Posted:February 27, 2015 By:Liz Long

30 Uses for Phone Books

We all get them dropped off one (or more) times every year — big, thick phone books. But what to do with them now that we just look up phone numbers on Google or we have them [...]

Conflict Resolution – An important prepper skill Posted:February 24, 2015 By:Jim Cobb

Conflict Resolution – An important prepper skill

  When do we tend to argue the most with our spouses and other family members? All other things being equal, it is when we’re stressed out about something. One of the most common reasons for [...]

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 [...]

What is junk silver? Posted:February 20, 2015 By:Jim Cobb

What is junk silver?

  Do you have a coin jug at home? Perhaps it isn’t a jug, per se, but a coffee can, glass jar, or maybe even an old fashioned piggy bank? It might be holding far more [...]

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 [...]

Protect your canning jar investment Posted:February 07, 2015 By:AndreaUrban

Protect your canning jar investment

I have a problem. Well, I have more than one but this one plagues me on a continual basis.  In my house we have 16 feet.  160 toes and a TON of socks.  So many socks [...]

Tight Space Prepping: Make The Most Of The Storage Space You Have Posted:February 06, 2015 By:Teraesa Farrell

Tight Space Prepping: Make The Most Of The Storage Space You Have

When you are living in a condo or a small apartment, there is only so much space to keep a food storage. You need to be able to use all the storage space you have available [...]