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Can a Whole Foods Mom make peace with food storage? Posted:December 16, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

Can a Whole Foods Mom make peace with food storage?

From the archives! Sometimes I could throttle my friend Diana.  She is also married to a Paranoid Dad, who is actually further off the paranoia scale than my husband. She talks about stocking up on food [...]

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Don’t Forget the Fats! Posted:March 09, 2012 By:John A. Heatherly

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Don’t Forget the Fats!

 By John A. Heatherly, Author of The Survival Template  photo by spentrails Many, when storing food for times of need in the future, stock up on wheat, flour, rice, corn, sugar, etc …, and they do it [...]

3 Tips for Getting Started With Food Storage (video) Posted:March 06, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

3 Tips for Getting Started With Food Storage (video)

Marjory Wildcraft is one of my favorite gardening gurus.  You can learn more about her at Grow Your Own Groceries.  Last month I had a chance to meet up with her, and we recorded this video. [...]

Oblivion, the 51st State Posted:December 17, 2011 By:The Survival Mom

Oblivion, the 51st State

Every once in a while I’m asked what my friends and family think of our focus on preparedness.  My response is that I usually don’t talk about it with anybody. At first I did, wanting to [...]

REVIEW:  Food Storage Made Easy Posted:November 18, 2011 By:The Survival Mom

REVIEW: Food Storage Made Easy

Earlier this year, Jodi and Julie of Food Storage Made Easy sent me a copy of their e-book.  I was in the middle of writing my own book, which included a couple of chapters on food [...]

In defense of stockpiling Posted:November 16, 2011 By:The Survival Mom

In defense of stockpiling

You say potato, I say po-tah-toe. You say tomato, I say to-mah-toe. You say hoarding, I say prepping. That may not be exactly how the lyrics go, but to some people, stocking up/stockpiling is the same [...]

Survival nutrition: family style Posted:October 14, 2011 By:The Survival Mom

Survival nutrition: family style

Guest post by Rivanon Koz, an associate of Raw Source Organics, which are the supplements I take every day. The nutrition of your family should always be on your mind. Today, the concern may be  squeezing [...]

The Sacred Order and The Survival Mom (or in my case, The Stay-at-Home Dad) Posted:October 10, 2011 By:The Survival Mom

The Sacred Order and The Survival Mom (or in my case, The Stay-at-Home Dad)

Guest post by John A. Heatherly, author of The Survival Template For many years preparedness never concerned me.  Military survival training, survival/backpacking gear, and a small collection of firearms sufficed as all the “prepping” I may [...]

Survival Survey:  Why not go vegetarian? Posted:September 16, 2011 By:The Survival Mom

Survival Survey: Why not go vegetarian?

One of the very first purchases we made, The Paranoid Dad and I, was two cases of freeze dried meat.  I knew we could grow our own produce and that canned veggies and fruit were cheap, [...]

Survival Survey: What would you eat to stay alive? Posted:September 14, 2011 By:The Survival Mom

Survival Survey: What would you eat to stay alive?

In just about any end-of-the-world conversation, someone invariably makes this statement.  “I wouldn’t want to survive in that kind of scenario.”  That may be true when spoken on a full stomach in the comfort of our [...]