Archive for ' Be Prepared'

Worst Case Scenario: Taking Back Your Home From Intruders, Part 1 Posted:March 12, 2015 By:Jim Acosta

Worst Case Scenario: Taking Back Your Home From Intruders, Part 1

Those of us in the preparedness game spend lots of hours and lots of dollars preparing for any likely disaster. Food, water, power, communications, and many other topics fill our minds and fuel our plans. We [...]

Coming this Saturday: Learn to spin yarn in this FREE webinar! Posted:March 11, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

Coming this Saturday: Learn to spin yarn in this FREE webinar!

Join expert knitter/spinner Beth Buck and me this coming Saturday, March 14, for a free webinar all about spinning yarn! Learn to spin yarn from a pro! Beth recently wrote about getting started with spinning and [...]

6 Necessary Knitting and Crochet Notions That Won’t Break Your Budget Posted:March 11, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

6 Necessary Knitting and Crochet Notions That Won’t Break Your Budget

Over the years I have found that just a few, small items help me with my knitting projects. You can find these at stores like Jo-Ann, Michael’s, Hobby Lobby, and similar stores. I’ve included Amazon links [...]

My Felted Bag Knitting Project: Care to join me? Posted:March 10, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

My Felted Bag Knitting Project: Care to join me?

Several years ago when I was on a crazy knitting binge, I purchased some truly beautiful, 100% wool, blue and cream yarn at a yarn store, along with instructions for a felted bag knitting project. Eagerly, [...]

Self Defense for Women & Kids: Practical tips, smart strategies Posted:March 10, 2015 By:Teraesa Farrell

Self Defense for Women & Kids: Practical tips, smart strategies

No one wants to live in fear. Being prepared for any situation doesn’t mean we live in fear. It means we fear less because we are ready for whatever may come. This includes situations when self [...]

Spinning Your Own Yarn: How to get started Posted:March 09, 2015 By:Beth Buck

Spinning Your Own Yarn: How to get started

Spinning is one of those skills that, once ubiquitous, has become something of a novelty. In the past, spinning your own yarn with a drop spindle or spinning wheel was as common as cooking dinner. Everybody [...]

15 Things I learned from One Second After & My Survival Tips Posted:March 08, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

15 Things I learned from One Second After & My Survival Tips

I didn’t want to read One Second After by William R. Forstchen.  I knew it was a dismal and depressing book, so I procrastinated. The book describes life in a North Carolina town following an EMP attack, [...]

Happy, Healthy, & Prepared — A FREE Ebook For You! Posted:March 04, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

Happy, Healthy, & Prepared — A FREE Ebook For You!

The Survival Mom Radio Network produced over 700 shows during its very successful run. We aren’t producing new episodes now, but together, the hosts contributed to a handy ebook with tips for homesteading, survival, family life, [...]

Herbs for Seasonal Allergies: An Herbal Back Up Plan Posted:March 04, 2015 By:Agatha Noveille

Herbs for Seasonal Allergies: An Herbal Back Up Plan

One of the most uncomfortable day to day health challenges has to be suffering through a round of hay fever every year. Many people rely either on prescriptions or a handful of capsules from the health [...]

March Skill of the Month: Learn a new handicraft Posted:March 03, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

March Skill of the Month: Learn a new handicraft

Now that we are in our third month of Skill of the Month, I probably shouldn’t be surprised that I get all giddy and excited with each new skill! Right now I can barely contain my excitement [...]