Archive for ' At Home'

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 [...]

52-Week Savings Plan: Watch for these February bargains Posted:February 03, 2015 By:Sarah Anne Carter

52-Week Savings Plan: Watch for these February bargains

February is full of holidays and celebrations – SuperBowl Sunday (Feb. 1), Groundhog Day (Feb. 2), Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14), President’s Day (Feb. 16), Ash Wednesday (Lent begins on Feb. 18), the Chinese New Year (Feb. [...]

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 [...]

Creative Storage Solutions for Your Stash Posted:January 29, 2015 By:Amy Van Riper

Creative Storage Solutions for Your Stash

I took one of those online Facebook quizzes titled “How Organized Are You?” The results were less than flattering, but true. You are 45% organized. You separate your recycling, but it doesn’t matter, because you always [...]

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 [...]

25 Top Pins to Help Get You Organized! Posted:January 26, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

25 Top Pins to Help Get You Organized!

As our January Skill of the Month comes to a close, I rounded up some of the best organizing pins from prepper/survival/homesteading bloggers that give tips you won’t want to miss. I’ve included a few of [...]

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 [...]

Try it Today! Review Your Credit Report Posted:January 25, 2015 By:Jim Cobb

Try it Today! Review Your Credit Report

Maintaining a good handle on your finances is an important element of your overall disaster mitigation plan. While it might not seem so on the surface, give it a bit of thought. The better off you [...]