ACTION STEP: Get thee to the dollar store!

Posted On: February 14, 2013
ACTION STEP: Get thee to the dollar store!

Sometimes I forget how handy the dollar store can be when I want to stock up Read More

How Basic Can You Get? List #6

Posted On: December 05, 2012
How Basic Can You Get? List #6

Are you ready for more? Did you work your way through Lists 1-5? This next list should keep Read More


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Medical basics: Wound infections

April 05, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
Medical basics: Wound infections

Guest post by by Joe Alton, M.D., aka Dr. Bones of www.doomandbloom.net As a physician, I have on occasion dealt with infected wounds, sometimes from injury and also after surgical procedures. In a survival setting, most wounds will be contaminated Read More

How to be as scary as hell in less than 5 seconds

April 05, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
How to be as scary as hell in less than 5 seconds

As a new college graduate, I toiled for five long years in the underbelly of public education: the middle school. Although I loved my job and students, I was a mere 7 or 8 years older than some of my Read More

Review: KIDS ‘N’ PETS Stain & Odor Remover & GIVEAWAY!

April 04, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
Review: KIDS ‘N’ PETS Stain & Odor Remover & GIVEAWAY!

This article sponsored by KIDS ‘N’ PETS, who thought Survival Mom readers might like to know about their nontoxic products formulated to handle just about any mess kids and pets deliver. After trying their products, I agreed. Picture this. You Read More

DIY Survival: Make a Buddy Burner

April 04, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
DIY Survival: Make a Buddy Burner

By contributing writer, Jim Cobb. There are many ways to heat food during an grid-down emergency.  Most of them, though, such as gas grills, rocket stoves, and camp stoves, aren’t suitable for indoor use.  This can be a problem given Read More

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Teach Your Kids to Be Creative

Whether they need to keep occupied during a long power outage or survive in the woods for days, creativity is one of the most helpful resources your children can have. They may not be experts on survival, but they’ll be Read More

A Single Survival Mom’s Essential Tool Kit

April 02, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
A Single Survival Mom’s Essential Tool Kit

Guest post by Kris A.  My imagined scenarios for potential problems have always had one assumption in common: my husband would be right beside me sharing the workload.  But last year he fell off a roof and fractured his spine Read More

13 Creative & Healthy Uses for Thieves Oil

Surely there aren’t very many essential oil blends that have more impressive bragging rights than Thieves Oil. After all, how many oils claim to have been concocted during the years of the Black Plague, protecting their users from the deadly Read More

Super-Mega Spring Giveaway: Sun Oven, Excalibur, Goal Zero, & more!

Prepared Bloggers, a group of bloggers in the survival/preparedness niche, has teamed up with some of our favorite companies and because of their generosity, we’re able to offer you these mega giveaway prizes. This is the biggest group giveaway we’ve Read More

Survival Mom Quote of the Week

March 31, 2014 Posted by:Brenda
Survival Mom Quote of the Week

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Try it Today! 5-Minute Strawberry Jam

March 30, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
Try it Today! 5-Minute Strawberry Jam

If you and your family rely on jellies and jams, I’ve found that store-bought versions definitely have a shelf life when it comes to long-term storage. I’ve found that over time, these become discolored and unappetizing to use. It’s a Read More

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