Archive for ' At 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 [...]

7 Tips for Combating Fruit Flies in Your Kitchen Posted:June 11, 2014 By:Karen Lynn

7 Tips for Combating Fruit Flies in Your Kitchen

As soon as fresh fruits and vegetables come into the house from the backyard garden or farmers market, we usher in a pest along with it: the pesky fruit fly is just waiting to prey on [...]

Try it Today! Create Absolutely Foolproof Passwords Posted:June 08, 2014 By:Jim Cobb

Try it Today! Create Absolutely Foolproof Passwords

In addition to being a disaster readiness consultant and author, I’m also a licensed private investigator. I’ve been working in the security and investigation fields for over twenty years now. I’ve had to learn how to [...]

Survival Survey: Are Your KIDS Prepared? Posted:June 07, 2014 By:Liz Long

Survival Survey: Are Your KIDS Prepared?

The issue of whether your spouse is on board has been discussed, but how about your kids? Are your kids prepared? Growing up in an earthquake zone, my kids grasp the basic need to be prepared, [...]

Turning Hysterics into Song: How to calm children in a crisis Posted:June 06, 2014 By:Sarah Anne Carter

Turning Hysterics into Song: How to calm children in a crisis

Emergency situations can be difficult for anyone to face, but it can be especially hard for a child. It’s so important to know how to calm children in a crisis. Picture this situation: Fifteen children under [...]