Archive for ' Preparedness'

Product Review: The Abeego Wrap, something a little different for your emergency kits Posted:April 14, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Product Review: The Abeego Wrap, something a little different for your emergency kits

Thanks to Earth Easy, I’ve been playing around with a new product called the Abeego Wrap. The Abeego Wrap is a natural alternative to plastic wraps, such as Saran, and plastic storage bags. The Abeego is [...]

Last week’s Greatest Hits on The Survival Mom Radio Network Posted:April 07, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Last week’s Greatest Hits on The Survival Mom Radio Network

Last week I had the opportunity to interview 2 fascinating guests, taking a look at 2 potential worst case scenarios: a mini Ice Age and a nuclear event. David Archibald is the author of Twilight of [...]

Medical basics: Wound infections Posted:April 05, 2014 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 [...]

How to be as scary as hell in less than 5 seconds Posted:April 05, 2014 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 [...]

DIY Survival: Make a Buddy Burner Posted:April 04, 2014 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 [...]

A Single Survival Mom’s Essential Tool Kit Posted:April 02, 2014 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 [...]

13 Creative & Healthy Uses for Thieves Oil Posted:April 01, 2014 By:

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 [...]

Super-Mega Spring Giveaway: Sun Oven, Excalibur, Goal Zero, & more! Posted:March 31, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

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 [...]

Got the earthquake jitters? This list of 23 tips will help you prepare and survive Posted:March 18, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Got the earthquake jitters? This list of 23 tips will help you prepare and survive

Was yesterday’s quake near Los Angeles a one-time-only incident or could it be a foreshock to something much bigger? Either way, use this list to prepare, and download this Red Cross app for all kinds of [...]

Special needs preppers: Single Moms Posted:March 17, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Special needs preppers: Single Moms

In the world of preparedness, most all information is aimed for an audience that includes a network of supportive family members, a spouse in particular. All of the tasks are daunting and the future scenarios gloomy [...]