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A Scary Scenario: The One-Hour Meltdown Posted:January 07, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

A Scary Scenario: The One-Hour Meltdown

Every once in a while I read something that stops me in my tracks and slaps me up the side of my head, as my dad would say. Years ago it was the book Patriots by James Wesley [...]

Shape Up Your Budget: Tips for accumulating more cash! Posted:January 07, 2015 By:Kris

Shape Up Your Budget: Tips for accumulating more cash!

Shaping up in the new year? Shape up your budget, too!  End the year with more cash on hand using some or all of these budget tips! Set a goal Just like your physical shape-up, you [...]

Tight Space Prepping: Decorating your home for survival Posted:January 03, 2015 By:Teraesa Farrell

Tight Space Prepping: Decorating your home for survival

Just because you live in a small apartment or home doesn’t mean that you can’t join the wonderful world of prepping. There are many ways to have a garden, store food, and enjoy your living space [...]

18 Ways to Complicate Your Life Posted:January 02, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

18 Ways to Complicate Your Life

In honor of Patrice Lewis’s book, The Simplicity Primer,  I offer an alternative: my “primer” to over-complicating your life.  I have tried all these strategies and can vouch for their success. 1.    Insist on a, “nice [...]

52 Weeks Savings Challenge: Watch for these January bargains Posted:January 01, 2015 By:Sarah Anne Carter

52 Weeks Savings Challenge: Watch for these January bargains

It’s a New Year and time for all sorts of resolutions. If you have on your list to be more prepared and to save money, we have some suggestions for you. But first, commit to the [...]

5 things I learned from lice Posted:December 30, 2014 By:Sarah Anne Carter

5 things I learned from lice

Lice – they’re something every parent hopes they never have to deal with. To have bugs crawling around and laying eggs in your hair or your child’s hair can send shivers up anyone’s spine and fill [...]

Homeschooling: Where Academics & Survival Skills Meet Posted:December 30, 2014 By:Teraesa Farrell

Homeschooling: Where Academics & Survival Skills Meet

Homeschooling is quite an undertaking, but one of the great benefits of homeschooling is that you can teach your kids the real-world skills you think they will need to survive, not what some bureaucrat decreed. (For [...]

My Opinion: Why I Feel Survival Moms Should Carry Posted:December 28, 2014 By:Tammy Trayer

My Opinion: Why I Feel Survival Moms Should Carry

I feel very strongly that women should not only carry a firearm, but be very knowledgeable on the gun they carry, know gun safety and know how to very accurately use their gun. Women and children [...]

Charity Prepping Posted:December 22, 2014 By:Amy Van Riper

Charity Prepping

Many people donate to their church or to charities year round to support a cause or help those less fortunate. Have you ever considered combining your prepping activities with charitable giving? Rotating Your Food Stock When you’ve [...]

9 Great Ideas to Improve Family Gatherings Posted:December 20, 2014 By:Liz Long

9 Great Ideas to Improve Family Gatherings

Family gatherings. They happen throughout the year. Whether it’s a big holiday, like Thanksgiving or Christmas, or smaller ones like Memorial Day or Labor Day, or even a special event like a family reunion or a [...]