You CAN Make a School-Friendly First Aid Kit

Posted On: September 05, 2014
You CAN Make a School-Friendly First Aid Kit

We’ve all seen the First Aid kits you can buy at the store. Many of us Read More

Prepping on the Sly

Posted On: September 01, 2014
Prepping on the Sly

Two years ago, my husband thought I was nuts to imagine a life without electricity, gas, Read More


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BOOK REVIEW: “Day of Wrath’ by William Forstchen (Author of “One Second After”)

“I did not want to write this [book], but, as I expressed to friends, I feared that if I did not write it, and this nightmare happened, which it really can, I would be responsible in some way for remaining Read More

Simple Tips to Help Kids Stay Cool in Back-to-School Weather

September 02, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
Simple Tips to Help Kids Stay Cool in Back-to-School Weather

You’ll want to pin this one! Click here or on the image to pin it to your Pinterest boards! It’s hot out there and kids from coast to coast are going back to school. As a former classroom teacher in Read More

End of Summer and Back to School Essential Oils Tips for Kids and Moms

Disclaimer: Before we get started, I need to provide you with a legal disclaimer on these essential oil tips: Please do not discontinue prescriptions or a medical professionals advice who is treating you without consulting with them first. I am Read More

Prepping on the Sly

September 01, 2014 Posted by:Kris
Prepping on the Sly

Two years ago, my husband thought I was nuts to imagine a life without electricity, gas, or grocery stores. He didn’t want to discuss it, much less have hand tools and tactical gear cluttering up every inch of unused space Read More

16 Uses for Plastic Sheeting (aka Visqueen)

August 31, 2014 Posted by:Rob Hanus
16 Uses for Plastic Sheeting (aka Visqueen)

Keeping up with the recent theme of exploring common objects and finding preparedness uses for them, this month’s article looks at some prepper uses for plastic sheeting, sometimes called Visqueen. While the uses for plastic sheeting is seemingly endless, we’re Read More

Basic Survival in Another Country: Prepping For an Emergency

Basic survival in another country means being prepared for an emergency long before you board an airplane for your travel destination. As an outdoor guide, I’ve been asked to go to many different parts of the world, and I lived in Japan for 3 Read More

10 Things You Can Do When the Power is Out (Besides Make Babies ;)

There’s one thing people enjoy doing when the power is out, and if you don’t believe me just show up to the nearest hospital 9 months later. There is often about a 20% increase in babies born, or in Hurricane Read More

If You Just Moved Here… Living in Tornado Country

August 29, 2014 Posted by:Amy Van Riper
If You Just Moved Here… Living in Tornado Country

Where exactly IS “tornado country?” Most people know about Tornado Alley which includes northern Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska at its core (though the boundaries are not completely defined).  Some may even know about Dixie Alley, the Southeast’s tornado corridor Read More

When it comes to food storage, don’t forget the side dishes!

August 28, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
When it comes to food storage, don’t forget the side dishes!

You may want to pin this and try these recipes later! Click here or on image to pin. As a young wife and mother, I wasn’t much of a cook. When I told my  husband we would be having tacos Read More

Prepping for Back to School

August 28, 2014 Posted by:Jessica Hentze
Prepping for Back to School

  Amidst the joy of summer time swims, cold Popsicles, and sleeping in, the new school year sneaks up on us. I dread the whirlwind back to school shopping as advertisements plague the airways, and other media. I feel my Read More

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