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Free, Helpful Kindle Ebooks (January edition) Posted:January 09, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

Free, Helpful Kindle Ebooks (January edition)

At this time of posting, all these ebooks were free. If you see something you like, move quickly to get it downloaded. Some books are always free, some are free for only a limited time. If [...]

January Skill of the Month: Organize & Reduce With These Tips! Posted:January 08, 2015 By:Jessica Hentze

January Skill of the Month: Organize & Reduce With These Tips!

Every year more stuff seems to accumulate. The closets, drawers, and cubbies become cluttered. Things are not as organized as they once were, and spaces just feel overwhelmed with stuff. Deciding what to keep and what [...]

Introducing our Skill of the Month Club! Posted:January 07, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

Introducing our Skill of the Month Club!

A few years ago on this blog, I started a Skill of the Month Club that focused on a new skill to learn each month. I posted an article or two about that skill and encouraged [...]

A Scary Scenario: The One-Hour Meltdown Posted:January 07, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

A Scary Scenario: The One-Hour Meltdown

Every once in a while I read something that stops me in my tracks and slaps me up the side of my head, as my dad would say. Years ago it was the book Patriots by James Wesley [...]

Get ready for the cold & flu season with these all-natural recipes — 20 of them! Posted:January 05, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

Get ready for the cold & flu season with these all-natural recipes — 20 of them!

Before we know it, the season of colds and sniffles and coughs will be upon us. One of my readers shared with me these three recipes, and I wanted to pass them along to you before [...]

Try it Today! Homemade Yogurt from Powdered Milk Posted:January 04, 2015 By:Beth Buck

Try it Today! Homemade Yogurt from Powdered Milk

We must, all of us, be honest. How many of you really enjoy drinking reconstituted powdered milk? Not me! On the occasions when I have had to drink it, it was with the deepest loathing. It [...]

Tight Space Prepping: Decorating your home for survival Posted:January 03, 2015 By:Teraesa Farrell

Tight Space Prepping: Decorating your home for survival

Just because you live in a small apartment or home doesn’t mean that you can’t join the wonderful world of prepping. There are many ways to have a garden, store food, and enjoy your living space [...]

Book Review: 5 Stars for Stay Alive! Survival Skills You Need, By John D. McCann Posted:December 31, 2014 By:Robert Camp

Book Review: 5 Stars for Stay Alive! Survival Skills You Need, By John D. McCann

Have you been looking for a book that covers survival kits and gear as well as basic survival skills? Stay Alive!: Survival Skills You Need, by John D McCann, is a book you should consider. After reading and reviewing [...]

5 things I learned from lice Posted:December 30, 2014 By:Sarah Anne Carter

5 things I learned from lice

Lice – they’re something every parent hopes they never have to deal with. To have bugs crawling around and laying eggs in your hair or your child’s hair can send shivers up anyone’s spine and fill [...]

Homeschooling: Where Academics & Survival Skills Meet Posted:December 30, 2014 By:Teraesa Farrell

Homeschooling: Where Academics & Survival Skills Meet

Homeschooling is quite an undertaking, but one of the great benefits of homeschooling is that you can teach your kids the real-world skills you think they will need to survive, not what some bureaucrat decreed. (For [...]