Archive for ' 72 Hour Kit'

10 Survival Uses for Zip Ties Posted:June 13, 2014 By:LeAnn in Alaska

10 Survival Uses for Zip Ties

Zip ties are handy little tools that can be used in pretty much any situation. In a way, they are kind of like duct tape in that the possible uses are infinite. Their strength and holding [...]

Product Review: The no-batteries-necessary UVPaqlite Posted:April 16, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Product Review: The no-batteries-necessary UVPaqlite

Just yesterday afternoon I sent my son on a search for 3 AAA batteries for my headlamp. It was time for my CERT class and I wanted to make sure I had a bright work light [...]

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 [...]

If you add nothing else to your emergency supplies, add this! The LuminAID solar lamp! Posted:January 11, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

If you add nothing else to your emergency supplies, add this! The LuminAID solar lamp!

Out of all the products that I had a chance to try out and review last year, the LuminAID is at the top of my list. My 11 year-old son was the first to use it, [...]

How to protect your emergency supplies from moisture Posted:November 08, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

How to protect your emergency supplies from moisture

Recently I was caught in the mother of all rainstorms just outside Houston. In just a few moments my purse and I were drenched, and I realized just how quickly the contents of my purse or [...]

If I put together the best emergency kit ever, it would be a Mombies bag Posted:September 26, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

If I put together the best emergency kit ever, it would be a Mombies bag

I’ve never been a big fan of pre-packaged survival kits until I had a chance recently to visit with Dory Harrington, founder of Mombies* emergency kits. By the time we headed for lunch at Five Guys, [...]

Getting home during a natural disaster: Being prepared for Colorado’s floods and more Posted:September 23, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Getting home during a natural disaster: Being prepared for Colorado’s floods and more

I live & work in north-central Colorado and the recent disastrous (and ongoing) flooding caused me to take a different look at my preparations for getting home in any situation. My vehicle is kept in good [...]

Welcome to National Preparedness Month! Posted:September 10, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Welcome to National Preparedness Month!

A note from Lisa: This month was the big do-or-die month with the sale of our house, and I’ve been playing catch-up with the blog as well as a book project. Yes, National Preparedness Month kicked [...]

The importance of having a Last Minute Packing List Posted:August 13, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

The importance of having a Last Minute Packing List

I know you’ve heard more than enough about packing emergency kits, Bug Out Bags, Go Bags, or whatever else they may be called. I even have a list here on my site for what should be [...]

Portable water purifiers aren’t just for survivalists! Posted:August 12, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Portable water purifiers aren’t just for survivalists!

Save $20 on the PurifiCup with coupon code 20DOLLARS! This is a huge savings on a high quality, portable water filter. I carry mine in our family’s emergency kit. Offer ends August 18. If you’re not [...]