Archive for ' Action Steps'

ACTION STEP: Get thee to the dollar store! Posted:February 14, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

ACTION STEP: Get thee to the dollar store!

Sometimes I forget how handy the dollar store can be when I want to stock up on certain items. Recently I found inexpensive can openers, candles, laundry soap, and canned food at the Dollar Tree near  [...]

Action Step: Buy junk silver Posted:October 20, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

Action Step: Buy junk silver

This action step is designed to help you dip your toe in the world of precious metals. It’s a lot easier than you might think. I used to be very intimidated by the thought of buying [...]

ACTION STEP: Pay it forward Posted:April 26, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

ACTION STEP: Pay it forward

This Action Step doesn’t have anything to do with the movie, “Pay it Forward”, although doing kind things for people is always a good idea. This Action Step is all about doing something kind for your [...]

Action Step: Collect Casseroles! Posted:April 13, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

Action Step: Collect Casseroles!

One of the easiest and survival-friendly of all recipes is the classic casserole.  Why?  It’s a one-dish meal that usually combines everything you would want in a well-rounded meal: veggies, grains, protein, and, often, a dairy [...]

Action Step:  Equip every vehicle Posted:January 05, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

Action Step: Equip every vehicle

My big white Tahoe has been our home away from home on many occasions.  It may be a bit of a gas guzzler, but when it comes time for a family road trip, I really appreciate [...]

Action Step:  Start tracking sundries Posted:December 01, 2011 By:The Survival Mom

Action Step: Start tracking sundries

My friend Rob Hanus of ThePreparednessPodcast gave this assignment to members of a prepredness Meet-Up group, and he gave me permission to use it as this week’s Action Step. Make a list of all the sundries [...]

Action Step:  Ladies, start your printers! Posted:November 24, 2011 By:The Survival Mom

Action Step: Ladies, start your printers!

Every once in a while I come across an article online that I want to bookmark, but what with my computer restarting itself for updates and my kids coming along and closing windows, I invariably lose [...]

Action Step:  Take a first aid/CPR class Posted:November 17, 2011 By:The Survival Mom

Action Step: Take a first aid/CPR class

Note:  I’ve been assigning a weekly Action Step on my radio show but realized I hadn’t been posting them here.  Sorry about that!  Look for a new Action Step every Thursday afternoon. Last month our whole [...]

Action Step: Sell something! Posted:October 14, 2011 By:The Survival Mom

Action Step: Sell something!

Beginning with last night’s Survival Mom Radio Hour, I’m going to be giving my readers and listeners an action step to take each week. It may be something you’ve never thought of.  It may be something [...]