Archive for ' Instant Survival Tips'

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Help rescuers find you after a tornado Posted:June 10, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Help rescuers find you after a tornado

What a tornado season it’s been so far, and not in a good way. The United States gets more tornadoes every year than any other country and for sure, we have the wreckage to show for [...]

VIDEO Instant Survival Tip: Add pilot bread to your emergency kits! Posted:February 26, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

VIDEO Instant Survival Tip: Add pilot bread to your emergency kits!

Pemmican. Jonnycakes. Hardtack. These are all archaic foods you don’t hear much about anymore, except hardtack has made a comeback in survival circles. It’s now called pilot bread, and it’s a food you should consider including [...]

VIDEO Instant Survival Tip: Always have a crispy salad! Posted:February 18, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

VIDEO Instant Survival Tip: Always have a crispy salad!

More than 20 years ago, I learned this tip from a roommate, and now I’m using it so my family always has a crisp, healthy salad. Now when my kids say they’re hungry, I say, “Go [...]

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Prepare your kids for disasters away from home Posted:January 23, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Prepare your kids for disasters away from home

My daughter loves living in Phoenix because there are virtually no natural disasters that threaten us and other than extreme heat and occasional thunderstorms, the weather is pretty cooperative, too. However, in our travels around the [...]

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Unemployed? Try this! Posted:December 31, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Unemployed? Try this!

More Americans are either unemployed or under-employed than ever before in our history. If you or someone you love falls into this category, I have a really crazy tip for you. As long as you’re staying [...]

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Multiple safety points Posted:November 08, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Multiple safety points

Before the Era of the Cell Phone, I used to mentally make a note of locations around town where I could find help in case my car broke down or I found myself in some sort [...]

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Light up the whole outdoors Posted:October 08, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Light up the whole outdoors

Tonight we celebrated my sister’s birthday on a patio decorated with strings of lights. I commented to my husband, “I want strings of outdoor lights powered by solar.” So, I tracked down string lights that are [...]

Instant Survival Tip: The One-Word communication network Posted:October 02, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

Instant Survival Tip: The One-Word communication network

This tip was shared with me by a Facebook fan. I liked it so much that I’m including it here, with a few changes to protect her privacy. “I thought I would share with you an [...]

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: The key to prepper coupon clipping Posted:September 18, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: The key to prepper coupon clipping

Years ago I was a champion coupon clipper. There was quite an adrenalin rush when the cashier said, “You’ve saved 70% today!” Wow! I would rush home with my bags of groceries and a receipt a [...]

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP:  School Supplies for Survival Posted:August 19, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: School Supplies for Survival

This is a classic Instant Survival Tip from the archives. It’s that time again.  Kids and parents are hitting school supply stores and filling their carts with unblemished binders, unchewed pencils, and reams of notebook paper.  [...]