The Survival Mom

The latest posts from The Survival Mom



For quite some time now, caches have been rather popular amongst the prepper/survivalist crowd. Most commonly, this involves filling a large diameter PVC tube with gear and supplies, sealing it up, then burying it. Often, these caches are hidden somewhere Read More

The post Is a Storage Unit a Viable Survival Cache? by Jim Cobb appeared first on The Survival Mom. Be sure to check it out!

Author: Jim Cobb
Posted: March 26, 2015, 7:10 am

Within the community of knitters and crocheters, “yarn stash,” or sometimes just “stash,” is an actual term. It refers to the amount of yarn one has hiding in the closet or under the bed, likely in an attempt to keep Read More

The post Three Thrifty Ways To Increase Your Yarn Stash by Beth Buck appeared first on The Survival Mom. Be sure to check it out!

Author: Beth Buck
Posted: March 26, 2015, 7:00 am

Green beans are a great candidate for a first-time gardener and for someone new to canning. They grow well in lots of different gardening zones. They grow and produce rather quickly, and the more you pick them, the more they Read More

The post How to Can Green Beans in a Pressure Canner by Courtney Wollam appeared first on The Survival Mom. Be sure to check it out!

Author: Courtney Wollam
Posted: March 25, 2015, 6:10 pm

Disasters are stressful, no question about it. The power goes out, maybe the water and heat along with it. The kids are whining and probably at least a little scared. You and your spouse are edgy, perhaps getting more than Read More

The post Why You Should Include Junk Food in Your Food Storage Pantry by Jim Cobb appeared first on The Survival Mom. Be sure to check it out!

Author: Jim Cobb
Posted: March 25, 2015, 2:40 pm

When I was pregnant with my son more than 16 years ago, I wanted to learn to knit. He was my first baby and I figured all good moms should know how to make baby blankets and booties. I tried Read More

The post Learn to Crochet With Free, Online Resources by Amy Van Riper appeared first on The Survival Mom. Be sure to check it out!

Author: Amy Van Riper
Posted: March 24, 2015, 7:00 am

Just before spring arrives, the snow melts, ice disappears, and we start getting multiple days over 32 degrees. You know what that means??? At my house that means it’s Maple Syrup Time, and I’m so glad I learned how to Read More

The post Learn to Tap Your Maple Trees by Mary Blandford appeared first on The Survival Mom. Be sure to check it out!

Author: Mary Blandford
Posted: March 23, 2015, 5:15 pm

About two years ago, I decided to stop buying pre-made baking mixes and start making pancakes, muffins, waffles and biscuits from scratch. They tasted great, and I was glad I made the switch from store-bought to homemade. And then I discovered Read More

The post My secret ingredient: Buttermilk! by Sarah Anne Carter appeared first on The Survival Mom. Be sure to check it out!

Author: Sarah Anne Carter
Posted: March 23, 2015, 1:53 pm

Think about all the items you put in your cart at the supermarket or megastore. Do you feel you paid a fair price for that product? If you have questions about a particular item, would you know who you could Read More

The post 8 Reasons to Support Local Farmers by Brandy Schau Dibert appeared first on The Survival Mom. Be sure to check it out!

Author: Brandy Schau Dibert
Posted: March 20, 2015, 7:00 am

When my 14 year-old was a newborn, I chose to resign my teaching position and become a stay-at-home mom.   After three months I found myself in need of a hobby.  My husband suggested I learn how to quilt. It has become Read More

The post Quilting: Wrap Your Family in Love by The Survival Mom appeared first on The Survival Mom. Be sure to check it out!

Author: The Survival Mom
Posted: March 19, 2015, 4:28 pm

In Part 1 of “Taking Back Your Home From Intruders” I introduced the possibility that your home or other property could be taken over by other people in a scenario such as this one: A catastrophic disaster has occurred, one Read More

The post Worst Case Scenario: Taking Back Your Home From Intruders, Part 2 by Jim Acosta appeared first on The Survival Mom. Be sure to check it out!

Author: Jim Acosta
Posted: March 19, 2015, 7:00 am




Rating 1 star lowest, 5 stars highest
Click stars to vote for The Survival Mom


Comments are closed.