Archive for ' Stocking Up'

Save money, time & space.  Here’s how! Posted:October 10, 2010 By:The Survival Mom

Save money, time & space. Here’s how!

Stocking a 72 Hour Kit and your long-term food supply doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg.  Some of the most essential items are the least expensive and have multiple uses.  Let’s take a look [...]

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: The Mega-Prepping Option Posted:October 04, 2010 By:The Survival Mom

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: The Mega-Prepping Option

Do you know how much toothpaste your family uses in a month?  How about toilet paper, laundry soap, and peanut butter?  All of these items, and hundreds more, are consumed each year and should be part [...]

Bartering for fun & survival Posted:July 16, 2010 By:The Survival Mom

Bartering for fun & survival

If our economy ever does collapse and the dollars we’ve saved become worthless, one thing is for sure:  a system of bartering will emerge, along with a black market.  As you stock up on food and [...]

Sea Salt – An Indispensable Commodity for Uncertain Times Posted:May 26, 2010 By:The Survival Mom

Sea Salt – An Indispensable Commodity for Uncertain Times

By Roxanne Griswold, Ready Made Resources When we think about setting aside emergency supplies, most of us would agree that preserved food and purified water are the essentials and everything else is secondary to these. Some [...]

Prioritize Your Preparedness Purchases Posted:May 23, 2010 By:The Survival Mom

Prioritize Your Preparedness Purchases

A guest post by Liz Long. It’s easy to focus on just one area of preparedness and to only buy the things that can easily be picked up during your regular shopping trips.  That’s an important [...]

5 Dollar Preps – You CAN Afford to Prepare Posted:May 18, 2010 By:The Survival Mom

5 Dollar Preps – You CAN Afford to Prepare

Guest Post by Lucas: aspiring survivalist/prepper, Eagle Scout, and blogger on his site SurvivalCache where he writes survival gear reviews, tips, and ideas. “I can’t afford to” is definitely the number one excuse people use for [...]

Survival Survey:  Where do you stash your stuff? Posted:May 17, 2010 By:The Survival Mom

Survival Survey: Where do you stash your stuff?

Have you ever had an extra room in your home that you didn’t know what to do with?  No?  Well, neither did we until we moved into our current home.  We have a fourth bedroom that [...]

Posted:February 14, 2010 By:The Survival Mom

Have a Baby? Be Prepared!

Another outstanding entry in my List of Lists contest was submitted by lls1082@yahoo.com.  Thanks, Lori, for providing a list of must-haves for families with babies.  Some of us who no longer have babies, waah!, don’t always [...]

Posted:February 12, 2010 By:The Survival Mom

Clothing Your Favorite Weeds (aka your kids)

There were so many great entries in our first List of Lists contest that I had a very difficult time deciding on the top three.  After reading each entry multiple times, I’m pleased to announce that [...]

Posted:February 10, 2010 By:The Survival Mom

You Can Prep for $5

Far more threatening than a natural disaster, civil unrest or a terrorist attack, is a much more likely calamity for American families: job loss.  Once more, nearly a half million Americans lost their job last month, and the unemployment [...]