Archive for ' At Home'

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 [...]

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 [...]