Archive for ' At Home'

OpSec lessons from a military wife (and brat) Posted:July 07, 2014 By:Sarah Anne Carter

OpSec lessons from a military wife (and brat)

It only takes putting a few pieces of a puzzle together to start seeing a clear picture. Lessons learned from Wartime I was 10 and living overseas on a military base when the Gulf War happened. [...]

Shake Off Those Old House Blues Posted:July 06, 2014 By:Karen Lynn

Shake Off Those Old House Blues

Houses are more than just buildings. They are our homes, and they are filled with our memories. They are the place our children take their first steps, and where they pack up all their prized possessions [...]

Book Review: Little Jars, Big Flavors Posted:July 04, 2014 By:Kris

Book Review: Little Jars, Big Flavors

Not a lot of produce but reluctant to waste? No problem! Southern Living presents a 2013 cookbook with something for everyone! Whether you’re a beginner, a seasoned canner, or a microwave-only cook, you’ll find inspiration in [...]

Summer Camp Prep Posted:July 02, 2014 By:Liz Long

Summer Camp Prep

It’s summertime, and summertime means – summer camp for the kids! But how can we really be prepared, or make sure our kids are prepared without us, at summer camp? Sometimes, camp is hours from home [...]

17 Things to Do with Tomatoes Posted:June 29, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

17 Things to Do with Tomatoes

 It’s summertime! And with summer come summer vegetables, like tomatoes! Whether you are harvesting tomatoes from your own garden, or purchasing them from a grocery store or farmers’ market, you can use them to make some [...]

Prep Without Going Broke! 3 Ways Prepping Saves Me Money! Posted:June 27, 2014 By:Jamie S.

Prep Without Going Broke! 3 Ways Prepping Saves Me Money!

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the new gadgets and gizmos out there tempting you to buy them – and the preparedness industry is no exception. If you’re not careful you could be talked into [...]

Sticky Survival Situation: Family refuse to prepare but plan on coming to my house, Part 2 Posted:June 20, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Sticky Survival Situation: Family refuse to prepare but plan on coming to my house, Part 2

  Over the years, I have received this question many times. It’s a sticky survival situation in which family and friends inform us they will just come to our house when disaster strikes. Here’s the most [...]

Garden from the Grocery Store Posted:June 20, 2014 By:Kris

Garden from the Grocery Store

No need for expensive seeds; you can garden straight from your grocery store! Before you drop vegetable cast-offs into the compost pile, consider whether it can do you some more good. Starting a grocery store garden is [...]

Summertime Survival Skills for Young Girls Posted:June 18, 2014 By:Sarah Anne Carter

Summertime Survival Skills for Young Girls

The Opportunities “Can we have some nails?” my oldest asked me last weekend. “Why?” “We want to make some benches with the scrap wood.” It was an opportunity to teach them a new skill – hammering [...]

Spiritual Resiliency for Preppers Posted:June 17, 2014 By:Amy Van Riper

Spiritual Resiliency for Preppers

When times are tough… a terrible storm has ripped through your town, your spouse has lost a job, a loved one is dying, the news is depressing or even scary… what do you do? Pray for [...]