Archive for ' Preparedness'

Is Buying a Pre-Made Survival Kit a Good Idea? Posted:October 15, 2014 By:Jim Cobb

Is Buying a Pre-Made Survival Kit a Good Idea?

Given the popularity of prepping today, it stands to reason that many companies would jump on the bandwagon and try to cater to that market.  You can now find pre-made survival kits at places like outdoor [...]

The Ultimate Dehydrator Cookbook: Review & Giveaway Posted:October 14, 2014 By:Helen Ruth

The Ultimate Dehydrator Cookbook: Review & Giveaway

This giveaway has now ended. Congratulations to our lucky winners, Beki and Karen! IMAGINE being able to preserve your own food at home safely, economically, conveniently, and with no harmful additives. EVEN BETTER, your food storage [...]

10 Things You Should Know About Ebola Posted:October 13, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

10 Things You Should Know About Ebola

Like many of you, I have been trying to keep up with stories about Ebola, ever since this terrible virus reared its deadly head, again, in Africa. At first, the stories were interesting and a lot [...]

3 Herbs for SHTF Hygiene Posted:October 11, 2014 By:Agatha Noveille

3 Herbs for SHTF Hygiene

I have a confession: I don’t use coupons. I know, I know. They can be a great way to help stock up on extra personal hygiene products to round out your preparedness kits. But my main [...]

Railroad Safety Tips: Train Your Brain! Posted:October 10, 2014 By:Liz Long

Railroad Safety Tips: Train Your Brain!

Train safety was hardly on my radar several weeks ago when I encountered a traffic jam in my small city that had residents complaining on local forums and looking for routes out of the mess. Seems [...]

Avoiding Tunnel Vision As a Prepper Posted:October 09, 2014 By:Jim Cobb

Avoiding Tunnel Vision As a Prepper

Click here to pin this to your boards. This is a problem that afflicts both new and experienced preppers.  There are so many different categories of needs with prepping, such as food, water, shelter, and self-defense, [...]

Are you prepared to be stuck in your car? Posted:October 08, 2014 By:Sarah Anne Carter

Are you prepared to be stuck in your car?

Could your family survive being stuck in your car for hours on end? Go sit in your car and picture it – your whole family in the car and it’s been four hours since you have [...]

Get YOUR copy of Survival Mom ebook for just $1.99! Posted:October 07, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Get YOUR copy of Survival Mom ebook for just $1.99!

Pin this to share with your friends on Pinterest! When my Facebook page reached 100,000 Likes a few days ago, I contacted my publisher, Harper Collins, to find out if they could lower the ebook price [...]

20 Slightly Unusual Items for Stocking Up Posted:October 07, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

20 Slightly Unusual Items for Stocking Up

Everyone is slightly different in the things they need and we all find different unusual, cool things to include in our preps. Rather than having one person create a list of their favorite unusual items, this [...]

Disaster Help From the Federal Government (FEMA): Truth vs. Fiction Posted:October 05, 2014 By:Jim Acosta

Disaster Help From the Federal Government (FEMA): Truth vs. Fiction

When you hear or read “FEMA” (the Federal Emergency Management Agency), what is your reaction? Other than the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), FEMA is the one Federal agency that tends to evoke reactions ranging from hope [...]