Archive for ' 72 Hour Kit'

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 [...]

12 Days of Back-to-School Giveaways: A Swedish Fire Knife! Posted:August 11, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

12 Days of Back-to-School Giveaways: A Swedish Fire Knife!

This giveaway is now closed. The winner was Julie, who has been notified by email. Stay tuned for more giveaways and fun contests! Who knew that the one survival item I was missing was a Swedish [...]