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Fire Destroyed My Food Storage – Without Ever Touching It

  No, my food storage wasn’t directly set on fire. It was my parents’ food storage.  The food never did actually burn, but the fire was close enough to cause heat-related damage. After the fire … [Read More...]

Campers: Do They Make Good Bug Out Vehicles?

There is not a simple answer to the question. Much depends on your situation, your familiarity with campers, geography and type of crisis you would be dealing with. Type of campers would include motor homes, … [Read More...]

Campers: Do They Make Good Bug Out Vehicles?

There is not a simple answer to the question. Much depends on your situation, your familiarity with campers, geography and type of crisis you would be dealing with. Type of campers would include motor homes, … [Read More...]

The Devil Is Always In the Details When It Comes To Prepping

It is easy for anyone to see the big picture, to make big plans, and to have big ideas. It is easy and simpler in some cases, to believe you have the bases all covered because of your plans and ideas. A grain … [Read More...]

Creative Storage Solutions for Your Stash

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 … [Read More...]

Creative Storage Solutions for Your Stash

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 … [Read More...]

Nationwide Ban On Personal Body Armor Proposed In Congress: “10 Years Imprisonment” For Possession

The motivation must be either symbolic, or part of a greater plan to disarm and neuter the rights of the American citizenry. … [Read More...]

Be a Lean, Mean Survival Mom Machine

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 … [Read More...]

When Real Disaster Strikes: These Are The People Who Will Loot, Pillage and Kill You For Your Food

Most Americans still think the government will be there to provide assistance when the worst happens... … [Read More...]

Stock Your Pantry from Scratch: Enchilada Sauce

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 … [Read More...]

Stock Your Pantry from Scratch: Enchilada Sauce

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 … [Read More...]

“Technological Arms Race” Has Captured Global Finance: “Trading Once Took Minutes, Now Handled in Mere Nanoseconds by Computers”

Today, high frequency trading is conducted by computer algorithms that predict market behavior and make rapid investment decisions mere mortals could never keep up with. … [Read More...]

Video: Americans Want Obama To Repeal The Bill Of Rights: “Let’s Do It, Let’s Get Behind It”

Respondents blithely agree that liberties should be completely eviscerated in the name of fighting ISIS … [Read More...]

Video: Americans Want Obama To Repeal The Bill Of Rights: “Let’s Do It, Let’s Get Behind It”

Respondents blithely agree that liberties should be completely eviscerated in the name of fighting ISIS … [Read More...]

The Hazards of Raising Backyard Chickens

Here's a video about the hazards of raising backyard chickens. Who knew it would be so time-consuming? If you want to learn more about raising backyard chickens, I highly recommend Gail Damerow's wonderful … [Read More...]

The Hazards of Raising Backyard Chickens

Here's a video about the hazards of raising backyard chickens. Who knew it would be so time-consuming? If you want to learn more about raising backyard chickens, I highly recommend Gail Damerow's wonderful … [Read More...]

Try it Today! Review Your Credit Report

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 … [Read More...]

Evacuation Time? Don’t Forget Your Pets!

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 … [Read More...]

Video: How to Heat a Room With Tealights

So, who knew you could heat a room with tealights in an emergency? Given the Polar Vortex that is coming next week, I thought it would be fun to post this as a joke...sort of. Anyway, click on the link below … [Read More...]

HowToOpenAWineBottleWithAShoe

Video: How to Open a Bottle of Wine With a Shoe

How to Open a Bottle of Wine With a Shoe So last week I posted a video about a very clever way to open a can without a can opener. Nevertheless, I highly recommend acquiring an extra can opener to keep with … [Read More...]