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I took one of those online Facebook quizzes titled “How Organized Are You?” The results were less than flattering, but true. You are 45% organized. You separate your recycling, but it doesn’t matter, because you always forget to take it Read More

The post Creative Storage Solutions for Your Stash by Amy Van Riper appeared first on The Survival Mom. Be sure to check it out!

Author: Amy Van Riper
Posted: January 29, 2015, 8:00 am

Picture this.  You’re with your kids or grand-kids in a COSTCO or Wal-Mart, when you hear gunshots and screams coming from across the store.  From the terrifying sounds you know you only have a few seconds to get to safety, Read More

The post Be a Lean, Mean Survival Mom Machine by The Survival Mom appeared first on The Survival Mom. Be sure to check it out!

Author: The Survival Mom
Posted: January 28, 2015, 8:00 am

I love to make up my own convenience foods! I know what is in them so they are much healthier. They are simple to just grab off my shelf (instead of going to a store for a specialty can of Read More

The post Stock Your Pantry from Scratch: Enchilada Sauce by Lisa Barthuly appeared first on The Survival Mom. Be sure to check it out!

Author: Lisa Barthuly
Posted: January 27, 2015, 8:00 am

As our January Skill of the Month comes to a close, I rounded up some of the best organizing pins from prepper/survival/homesteading bloggers that give tips you won’t want to miss. I’ve included a few of my own as well. Read More

The post 25 Top Pins to Help Get You Organized! by The Survival Mom appeared first on The Survival Mom. Be sure to check it out!

Author: The Survival Mom
Posted: January 26, 2015, 6:24 pm

If your kids get bored easily and you’d love to get them involved in a fun activity that will teach them practical, lifelong skills, consider the air rifle.  Also called air guns, this inexpensive hobby teaches both adults and kids (boys Read More

The post A New Family Hobby: The air rifle by The Survival Mom appeared first on The Survival Mom. Be sure to check it out!

Author: The Survival Mom
Posted: January 26, 2015, 8:00 am

Maintaining a good handle on your finances is an important element of your overall disaster mitigation plan. While it might not seem so on the surface, give it a bit of thought. The better off you are financially, the higher Read More

The post Try it Today! Review Your Credit Report by Jim Cobb appeared first on The Survival Mom. Be sure to check it out!

Author: Jim Cobb
Posted: January 25, 2015, 8:00 am

What plans have you made and put into place for your animals should an emergency of some type strike your area?

The post Evacuation Time? Don’t Forget Your Pets! by The Survival Mom appeared first on The Survival Mom. Be sure to check it out!

Author: The Survival Mom
Posted: January 24, 2015, 8:00 am

As you go along in your disaster readiness journey, you’ll no doubt pick up many wonderful and useful skills. You’ll also likely purchase any number of tools, gadgets, and doodads that will (hopefully) be useful in an emergency. However, above Read More

The post Survival Creativity: An Important Facet of the Survival Mindset by Jim Cobb appeared first on The Survival Mom. Be sure to check it out!

Author: Jim Cobb
Posted: January 23, 2015, 8:11 am

Buying canned goods and extra bags of flour and sugar has been the easiest part of food storage for me.  Dehydrating my own food seemed to belong in the same category as spinning my own wool.  Yes, it can be Read More

The post Simple Secrets of Food Dehydration by The Survival Mom appeared first on The Survival Mom. Be sure to check it out!

Author: The Survival Mom
Posted: January 22, 2015, 8:00 am

Have you  heard the story about a jar, rocks, and sand? It’s a great life lesson about setting priorities and is a great demonstration of getting started with decluttering. If you put the sand in, then the small rocks, then the Read More

The post Shaking the House: Getting Started With Decluttering by Liz Long appeared first on The Survival Mom. Be sure to check it out!

Author: Liz Long
Posted: January 21, 2015, 8:32 am




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