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NEW! Prepping Your Pet for Disaster – This is a blog for pet and animal lovers. For many people, pets are members of the family, and they need to be included in the family emergency planning. Have you considered your animals in your evacuation preparations? This blog is written by a veterinarian, a member of a disaster search and rescue team, and a writer. Her articles will help you keep your dogs, cats, small exotic pets, horses, and livestock safe during disasters, ranging from hurricanes to wildfires to terrorist attacks.
A Hog, a Log, and a Frog – A Hog, a Log, and a Frog is mostly about my (mis)adventures in learning how to garden, with occasional thoughts of my own on emergency preparedness. I’m just getting started, so feel free to tag along from the beginning. Topics I plan to tackle in the near future include procuring supplies and learning how to can, talking to loved ones about emergency preparedness, literature reviews, etc.
The Apartment Prepper’s Blog – My site is about preparing the family while living in an apartment in the big city. My blog is non political, sample topics include food and water storage, bugging out, bugging in, skills I am trying to learn and challenges of prepping in our small space.
Back the Way We Came… - This blog is about my family’s journey to follow and serve God by growing nutritious, chemical free food, and learning the skills of the past generations. Posts will be about gardening, preserving food, cooking, homeschooling, beekeeping, maple syrup making, photography and whatever else we stumble into. We are learning to “go back the way we came from” to our agrarian roots…..in pursuit of a simple, wholesome, and fulfilling life!
Backdoor Survival – Backdoor Survival provides inspiring and informative tips and tools for creating a sustainable, self-reliant and stylish lifestyle in the current world economy. I feature practical survival and prepping skills along with fun and often whimsical suggestions for living a frugal lifestyle in a simplified, clutter-free environment. Grab a cup of coffee and join me as we explore the survival mindset from a woman’s point of view. And yes, there is lipstick and perfume in my bug-out bag!
Bacon and Eggs – Bacon and Eggs is my ongoing journey towards self sufficiency. I write about prepping, food storage, gardening,canning, cooking and most anything going on in my little corner of the world. We have recently moved to our Hillside Haven and are raising a few chickens and rabbits and one big garden. Stop on in and say hello… I’ll put on a pot of coffee!
Bit of Soil – I am a mom of 3 and a wife. We strive to do whats best for our family. My blog is about living life more suitable for our children. We believe in simple living. If you live simple you enjoy more. I write about everything mainly about gardening, raising livestock, trading, saving, using and taking less from our earth.
Blue Hive Journals – Blue Hive Journals focuses on the adventures of keeping bees in a suburban neighborhood. We talk about our three hives of bees, beekeeping, gardening, and making the most of our one acre.
Canadian Doomer – We’re a Canadian family, living in a large city in a small apartment – and on a tight income. We are prepping for a world without fossil fuels, modern transportation, imported and factory-made foods or instant communication, and saving money to buy land. Frugality, food preservation, cooking from food storage, peak oil, planning, etc.
Chicky-Bit Run – Chicky-Bit Run is the story of my family learning to prepare and provide for ourselves on an acre of land in an area of Ohio called the Knobs. My blog covers a wide gamut of topics, but I lean most heavily into food storage, canning, gardening, practical skills, rural life, faith and simple living. The goal of my blog (and my life) is to reclaim the knowledge and skills of my great-grandparents and pass it on to my children so that they can live rich, fearless lives.
The Cluttered House is about� one undomestic goddess’ attempt to live simply, raise kids, grow plants, save money, organize stuff and generally keep it all together without going bonkers. It focuses on simplicity from the perspective of a mom who works outside the home and from someone who is still learning how to live slowly and get back to the lost arts of home making (making your own food, canning, growing food, etc.).
Counter Culture Mama - Our family is taking steps to live a more sustainable, simple lifestyle. While society is trying to convince us that we need more, we’re intentionally choosing to have less. We’re on a journey of preparedness, survival skills education, and eventually hope to have our own homestead. We want to do all that, and more, by going back to an agrarian way of life that my great-grandparents would be proud of. To that end, we’re living a life & raising our children counter culture. I blog about all aspects of our life: faith, homeschool, preparedness, self-sustainability, food storage, recipes, the search for ‘our’ land, practical advice, and more.
DFW Preppers & Survivors – My blog is focused on food storage and off-the-grid cooking, generally Dallas-Fort Worth area-centric, with other general prepping topics thrown in, depending on my mood.
The Dinner Belle - Written by a working mother for working mothers- geared towards bringing the American family back to the dinner table and out of the fast food restaurants. I feel that with a little help, we can all offer healthy, positive, and nutritious alternatives to the happy meal.
Eat At DixieBelles - Kid Wrangler, Wife Extraordinaire, Wannabe Urban Homesteader, Novice Permaculturalist, Earth & Communities Supporter, Laptop Activist, Survironmentalist, Rambling Blogger.
Eclectic Homeschooling – My blog is a mix of homeschooling, homesteading, and I am now moving into prepping more and more. I am in Texas and a member of APN and Texas State Preppers as well. My dh and I are hoping to be out of the city soon, and I know setting up a homestead would be interesting reading.
Embracing The Dream – After 22 years in the city, our family has relocated to the family homestead where once my husband’s grandparents lived and flourished. Along with six of our eight children, we are bringing life back to a farm that has suffered from age, neglect and disrepair for many years. My desire is to inspire others to embrace their God-given dreams no matter the challenges encountered along the way.
Fast, Cheap, and Good - Fast, Cheap, and Good is a philosophy of homemaking. I believe that we can care for ourselves and our families by adopting simple lifestyle habits and techniques that will improve our health, our connection to and stewardship of our world, and our finances, all without depending on a larger organization to help us through.
Food Storage and Survival – Family food storage, preparedness, and survival tips from a mom of four. We cover everything from gardening, to food preservation, to firearms and starting fires. Check out what’s going on at Food Storage and Survival.
Gram’s Survival Kitchen – My blog has links to worthwhile sites on the web to find recipes, and lots of how to’s for food preservation and preparation. I write articles about canning, dehydrating, planning, menus, recipes, how to purchase foods to live more comfortably in a Post Collapse situation. Everyone is welcome to join and I will be glad to help anyone that asks for my help in planning their food storage.
Grazing The Ditches - Grazing the Ditches is all about finding and using wild and/or free edibles. Plant identification, gathering, preserving, and recipes are included.
Half Acre Heaven - A blog about learning to grow good food, good kids and good fun on our tiny half acre farm. We are learning to do for ourselves the way our grandparents could, by gardening, making and preserving our own food, and keeping small animals.
The Harried Homemaker Preps – Follow my journey toward preparedness, one misadventure after another. You’ll find recipes, product reviews, food storage tips and more on my blog.
Hillbilly Mom - a site that is jam packed with all sorts of survival, gardening, food storing and storage, chicken and rabbit keeping and much much more. My friends nicknamed me a hillbilly, so I decided to own it and see how far I could take it. I enjoy learning and writing about my experiences of becoming as self reliant as possible and I hope my sites helps you do the same.
In the Interest of Annie – This blog is about anything that strikes my interest. I am the mother of three girls (one of which has special needs), and I use crafting as therapy, as a creative outlet, and to take time for myself. I often blog about soap making and the products that I have in my Etsy store, but also about sewing, gardening, cooking, and anything else crafty that I am doing at the time.
Java Talk - The name of my blog is Java Talk. As I grow in age as well as in my many roles as a woman, I am learning much about about myself and the world around me. This is a place for me to share my thoughts and new discoveries.
Just Trying to Live Better – My blog is a place for people (especially moms) who are looking to be healthier. You will find information from breastfeeding and cloth diapering to healthy recipes, kid friendly snacks & projects, natural cleaning supplies (that you can make for pennies) and also humor from a stay at home Momma of two babies.
Kimbersglen – Where there is always room for one more. Mom to 5 and foster parent to more then I can count. Faith, fiber, and family plus a little bit of domestic survival as well.
Legitimate Citizen - My friend and I (two 40-something women) have a blog called Legitimate Citizen. We explore prepping and survival issues from a woman’s point of view while trying to avoid the rampant paranoia often associated with the subject. We do better when we understand what’s going on and figure that other women might as well. So we try to bring understandable science and sober facts to subjects that cover the spectrum of prepping.
Liberty’s Yarn – My blog is primarily a knitting/fiber and soap blog. I also bake, sourdough, brew beer, weave, spin, garden, and ramble about all sorts of stuff.
The Life and Times of a Simple Woman - A blog about faith, farming and family. I talk about self-reliance and why pantry stocking may not be enough to sustain you in a ‘world gone south scenario’. We are very simple people and love keeping the ‘old ways’ alive since we could possibly be plunged back into a time before grid. Having Heritage skills would be a huge plus in certain situation. We are working hard to be as self-reliant as we can be, we grow and/or raise much of of what we eat. So grab a cup of coffee and come visit me learn all about our life here at Rocky Oak Homestead.
Little House Living is all about cooking from scratch, frugal and simple living, and making the most with what you have. We talk about gardening, canning and preserving, creating new recipes, making useful things with common household items and more!
Mama’s Prepared – Kinda! – My blog is about emergency as well as day to day preparedness for moms from a mom. My back ground is in Emergency Preparedness, I have a bachelors degree in this field. I use my blog to relate to other moms who are going through the toddler years and who are also concerned with preparing their families for natural, and man made disasters.
Member of the Audience – My blog is mainly about my efforts to get prepared for whatever comes down the pipe while dealing with a grasshopper hubby (who’s retired on a disability pension), and working full-time.
Moms in Pink – This is my new blog, telling about our journey to preparedness.
Monkey Butt Junction – My family practices survival preparedness and self reliance – we can, we garden, we make as much of our own food as we can, we rely on reusable resources rather than throwaways, etc. While survivalism isn’t the primary focus of my blog, I often post about our efforts to become self reliant, including our gardening endeavors and so forth.
Moo Said the Mama – Random thoughts and experiences of a Mama. We’re an unschooling, urban homesteading, organic gardening, homebirthing, attachment parenting, eclectic, crafting & sewing, Christ-following, frugal living family and this blog will spotlight some of the goings-on in our home.
New Life on a Homestead — I’m a California girl transplanted to the Bible Belt South. My blog is about our family’s adjustment to homestead living, homeschooling, and our journey toward self-sufficiency.
Oldescrubland – A new look into promoting independence from the suburban grid of West Florida, featuring gardening articles and profiles for common and uncommon flora and fauna.
Prepare Today Ward Newsletter – “Home storage is not an event, it’s a process”. That is my motto, take it day-by-day, and I try to make it simple by giving you monthly goals along with yummy recipes, shopping deals, and information relating to all things preparedness. Monday’s are recipe day, Wednesday’s are grocery deals day, and Saturday’s are preparedness information posts.
Preparedness Mom – A female-friendly blog on preparedness and survivalism: hoping to share some knowlege and gain some along the way. “I am a woman, living a prepper lifestyle, hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst.”
Prepper Ant – I am a 22 year old housewife, trying to change the stigma that most other young people have against prepping. Young people often face a lack of support, money, space, and freedom for prepping efforts. My blog tries to help young adults work around those limitations.
The Prepper Chicks – A blog for women of all ages who are interested in learning more about preparedness and survival.
Prepping on a Budget – My blog is PreppingOnABudget where I talk about all things prepping including; couponing, building food preps, long term food storage, preparedness, and survival skills (such as growing your own food, raising your food, learning old skills). My mistakes and accomplishments are all noted!
The Proverbial Wife - A day-to-day peek in the life of one family striving to live a more simple, traditional and self-sustaining lifestyle inspired by our grandparents. You’ll find posts on homesteading, gardening, livestock, emergency preparedness, How To’s, traditional skills and more. We love to learn and share what we’ve learned with others. Come by and visit!
Prudent Pantry - Prudent Pantry is a blog about homemaking, prepping, homeschooling, and making the most of what we have. We are preppers dealing with a lot of allergens like Celiac disease and more. Finally, we are fighting a genetic disease mitochondrial disease that slows us down but makes us more determined to be ready for any disruption in life.
The Random Family Blog – My blog is about parenting a blended family, planning for the future, and homeschooling.
Ready Woman — Ready Woman is geared toward women and their quest for readiness. Here you will discover the intricacies of becoming a ready woman while preparing for life’s particular challenges unique to our times. My blog seeks to provide ready solutions to the new challenges facing us in an ever-changing world.
Red Woman Blog – Red Woman Blog is a place to record my prepping accomplishments, my political frustrations, and whatever else comes to mind. My husband and I are new to prepping but we have jumped in with both feet! I just hope we didn’t get started too late. Come and visit and share a laugh with me as I learn to cook, can, and dehydrate foods.
Sandflies, Cyclones, and Pumpkin – We live our life on five acres in Tropical Far North Queensland, Australia. I enjoy writing about our life here with our wild chooks and wild vege garden (I am a lazy gardener), and cook from scratch to help keep my partner in crime and life, our number one and only son and myself healthy. Our aim is to become as self sufficient as possible and be prepared for anything that comes our way.
Savvy Survivalist – Savvy Survivalist discusses how to prepare for emergencies and how to live a more self-sufficient life. I am an attorney, and a married mother of three. My site will cover a variety of topics from budgeting for prepping, to food and water storage, to raising honey bees. You can join the adventure by signing up for my newsletter and following my blog – available from my website. There’s a lot to learn to prepare for the unexpected. I hope you’ll take this prepping journey with me!
SimplyPreparing.com is a tools, tips and advice blog for family emergency preparedness. The intent of this site is to provide helpful hints for moms in preparing her family for all types of emergencies to enhance peace of mind and a sense of security.
Single Mom Preparedness – See how a single mom (and anyone else) can get prepared! What one woman can do, another can do!
The $50 Stockpile – Live in the Phoenix area? Budget is tight but need to eat three times a day? Got a family that likes eating, too? You’ve come to the right place.
The Smith Field Farm – My blog is just about daily life for us as we learn how to bake our own breads and other foods that have become too convinient, grow a garden to feed us all year log, learn how to sew and knit, canning, transform our house/yard into a mini farm to provide for ourselves and let other people learn from our experiences and mistakes…all with some humor of raising 4 kids and maybe someday more. I love to take pictures of what I am currently doing and the process of it just to better show what I am talking about.
Snuggle Bunny’s Journey – My name is Jeanne, and I’m a SAHM. I have an almost 3 year old son and a fiance in the Military, which means things can change rather quickly. It seems impossible to make plans! My blog is essentially about my day to day life, and everything that comes along with being mum to a toddler!
Survivor Jane – I consider myself a ‘girlie girl’. My main focus had always been on bling and things. I had know idea what was happening in our world, with climate changes, crime and social unrest due to the ever worsening economy. It is for this reason, I created Survivor Jane – geared specifically for women (girlie-girls) who were just like me not too long ago. I will cover topics on how to survive everything from disasters (man-made and natural), to pandemics, riots, economic collapse, home invasion, self defense, weapons, food storage and more.basically what you need to know to secure your home and protect yourself, in any survival situation.
Strobel’s Happenings - My blog is mainly about things that go on in our neck of the woods (literally). I blog a lot of pictures (it’s a hobby) and write some kid and family and chicken stories (we started our own little chicken farm last July).
Survival Suburbanite Style - . My blog details my coming around to the need to prepare for a future vastly different than the one we live in today and what I’m doing about it. I take the approach of food storage for the short term while I attempt to learn how to grow and can more of my food as well as learning to cook with my food storage, prepare my home and prepare my children for changes to their lives while going about working outside the home in “corporate America”.
The Sweet Little Bird – A little bit of everything, what ever is flitting through my mind at the time, canning, sewing, food storage, and a large pantry. As well as being economically aware of your spending and saving.
Tikktok – Musings of a homeschooling mom of 4, chronicling what she’s up to. This usually has to do with health, food, yarn, books, running, and self sufficiency- but not necessarily in that order!
Weathering the Storm – Follow our families journey into calming the chaos in which we currently live. We have 3 uniquely individual children; 1 has ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, ODD & OCD, 1 has a learning disability & 1 has behavioral issues. There are times I want to throw in the towel & escape from it all….yet, we are a family who loves each other & I know that we can overcome it all & find our own brand of normal….whatever that means!
What if IT is Today? A California family who has thought about surviving, not just “prepping”, has taken the plunge. We are in the process of setting up the house and yard of 5 acres to fully sustain us. Follow us through our trials and tribulations.
Wild Roses & Apple Chips - I’m blogging to kind of help my family and friends get as prepared as possible. �I’m always posting helpful videos and links and I’m hoping that someone actually reads it and actually starts taking steps to get themselves prepared.
Women With a Plan – This mother/daughter blog focuses on simple, inexpensive ways and ideas to put together kits and prepare for emergencies. It is a fun, non-political idea-oriented blog that has very practical information.