Tight Space Prepping: Preparedness for power outages

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16 tips for finding reliable survival information on the internet

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Take Heart in the Face of Adversity: Hawthorn health benefits

February 18, 2015 Posted by:Agatha Noveille
Take Heart in the Face of Adversity: Hawthorn health benefits

TweetHawthorn, a small, thorny shrub or tree in the rose family, is a valuable herb to have around the homestead or in the herbal supplies pantry. Hawthorn health benefits have been known for many, many years. Several different types of hawthorn Read More

Skill of the Month Progress Check!

February 17, 2015 Posted by:The Survival Mom
Skill of the Month Progress Check!

TweetI love our February Skill of the Month: Switch from Store-Bought to Homemade. It has challenged me to track down new recipes for things I have never tried before. Yesterday I tried brushing my teeth with bentonite clay. Look for Read More

Review: Ka-Bar Last Ditch Knife

February 17, 2015 Posted by:Jim Cobb
Review: Ka-Bar Last Ditch Knife

TweetKa-Bar’s LDK or “Last Ditch Knife” is a valuable tool for anyone wanting a small, handy blade as part of their everyday carry. The LDK isn’t much larger than a credit card. But, unlike most of those gimmicky credit card knives Read More

Prepping with Type 1 Diabetes

February 16, 2015 Posted by:Kris
Prepping with Type 1 Diabetes

TweetType 1 diabetes — also called Juvenile Diabetes — shook our prepping plans to their foundations. While I was stockpiling food, learning to make cheese, and writing the occasional post for the Survival Mom, my 9 year-old daughter’s body was Read More

7 Tips for Finding Natural Sources of Water

February 15, 2015 Posted by:Jim Cobb
7 Tips for Finding Natural Sources of Water

Tweet  In a wilderness survival situation, particularly one where you likely aren’t going to be found in the immediate future, locating a source of water can be critical. Sure, having the means to filter and disinfect it is important, too, Read More

Is Your Food Storage Safe?

February 14, 2015 Posted by:Misty Marsh
Is Your Food Storage Safe?

Tweet Finding the right food to buy and store isn’t easy as I’m sure many of you would agree. It requires quite a bit of effort, time, and expense. Why else would there be hundreds of websites dedicated to helping Read More

Granola bars forever! (Made with pantry items)

February 13, 2015 Posted by:Sarah Anne Carter
Granola bars forever! (Made with pantry items)

TweetGranola bars are such an easy snack and can even be a breakfast substitute. If you can’t run to the store or are trying to eat healthier, you might be able to make them yourself with items you have in Read More

Five Food Storage Lessons Learned From WWII

February 12, 2015 Posted by:Beth Buck
Five Food Storage Lessons Learned From WWII

Tweet Is there a specific term for preppers who are also hipsters? Hipster-preppers? Prepsters? If there is, then that’s what you could call my great-grandparents, Dell and Hildegarde Stringham. They were the original  preppers, long before the media started making Read More

10 4-H Projects That Will Teach Your Kids Vital, Practical Skills

February 11, 2015 Posted by:Brandy Schau Dibert
10 4-H Projects That Will Teach Your Kids Vital, Practical Skills

TweetHave 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 skills, and family fun. Read More

18 Survival Movies with a Romantic Twist!

February 10, 2015 Posted by:Liz Long
18 Survival Movies with a Romantic Twist!

TweetWith 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 for “survival” but not Read More

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