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What I Wish I Had Done Differently

After 7 years of being The Survival Mom, I’ve been reflecting on what I would do differently if I were starting to prep right now. Maybe my prepper mistakes will help you avoid a few pitfalls. I wish I would have: 1) Read less Survival Blog and watched more how-to videos on YouTube Survival Blog gave me a big kick in the pants for getting started in preparedness, but it also sucked me into near-panic attacks and bouts of despair. …

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Is your food storage plan missing these six essential pieces?

Ask any “food storage expert” what they recommend in a basic food storage plan and they will likely recommend the same types of things: wheat, rice, dry milk, salt, beans, sugar / honey, oil, pasta etc. The Survival Mom recommends many of these important items on her list of top 10 foods for stocking up. But with all their similarities, sometimes these lists include an item here or there that I hadn’t thought of before…something useful that I suddenly see …

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