Is Your Family Prepared? 13 Questions Every Mom Should Ask Herself…


If you’re a few days behind on your to-do list and can’t seem to recover your home from its constant disarray, pat yourself on the back. Because you’re doing it right — motherhood is tough. (Just a typical day around our home ;) You’re not alone though, busy moms barely have enough groceries and juice boxes […]

DUCT TAPE: 25 Uses for Survival


Duct Tape – It’s tough, waterproof, inexpensive, & a must have item for your survival kit! Did you know it was originally developed to be used as a tape for sealing ammunition during World War II? Today, it’s commonly used to patch things up at home, but it can do so much more – like keep you safe and […]

Merry Christmas From My Crazy Clan!


Sometimes I get these crazy ideas.  Like take the kids to get pictures with Santa. Actually, it’s my friends fault! She is ubber talented and designs the cutest kids shirts ever and gave me some. I thought it would be so adorable to get at least one picture to share with you of all the kids wearing them! It took […]

Black Friday Berkey Light Giveaway


Berkey Light Water Purifier Giveaway We are excited to share this Berkey Light Water Purifier Giveaway that’s sponsored by our friends at LPC Survival. The Berkey Light Water Purifier is an ideal water filtration system for everyday use at home, travel, outdoors or during emergencies. Includes the following: 2 Black Berkey Elements Serves 1 – […]

Preparedness Holiday Gift Guide to Stuff You Actually NEED

Let me help you out! Are you tired of lame gifts each year, or do you struggle with what to give? Anyways, I’ve got you covered. I’ve rounded up 30 of the most popular emergency preparedness & survival items that people can’t live without and compiled them together for you. All you need to do now is email […]

SWISS CHEESE CHICKEN: A Must-Have Meal for Your Freezer & Food Storage!


Wow! It’s been way too long since I’ve shared a recipe! You probably think I never cook (and depending on who you asked, you might be right ;) I may not have time to make a gourmet meal every night (or ever), but I can always whip up this Swiss Cheese Chicken in no time flat! […]

Food Brick and Water Brick Giveaway!


Food Brick and Water Brick Giveaway! has graciously agreed to sponsor a pre-Thanksgiving Giveaway to one of our loyal readers so they can get their food and water storage off the ground! Today you get the opportunity to win FOUR water bricks and FOUR food bricks! Water Brick The Water Bricks can hold up […]

Prepare to Celebrate A Christ-Centered Christmas This Year


I already have neighbors with their Christmas lights on, trees decorated, and shopping done (annoying over-achievers)! We get it! We can all see you and realize you are way more on the ball than the rest of us – at least me! Christmas used to be an exciting time, but since becoming a mom it’s slowly turned into […]

Growing Carrots: It’s Easier Than You Think!


Written by Mike the Gardener Carrots Are Easy to Grow at Home Carrots are a very popular vegetable to grow in most homes gardens.  You can eat carrots raw, steam them, and add them to stews and soups and so much more. Besides the ways you can consume carrots, they are easy to keep for long […]

How to Wear a Bullet Proof Vest Correctly


Ok, I get it! I wore the bullet proof vest all wrong in my post about them. I appreciate everyone’s concerns, emails, tweets, comments, etc… So before anyone decides to sue me (which by the way you won’t get much, unless you’re looking for debt), I thought I would share the CORRECT way to wear […]

Bullet Proof Vest: What You Should Know Before Getting One


Have you ever considered getting a bullet proof vest? Before running out and adding one to your stash, there are a few things you should know first. Why Would You Need a Bullet Proof Vest? You have enough to worry about with food, babies, and bills – so what would you need a bullet proof vest for? The […]

Are You Prepared for an Ebola Outbreak?


It was eye-opening to learn this week that I’m a lot closer to Ebola than I thought… My Relative –> Has a Co-Worker –>  that is the Boyfriend of an Infected Person. Hopefully, you could follow that, but if not don’t worry about it. The point is, we are all probably only a few people away (or less) […]

Top 10 Features of My Wonder Oven


Joyce from My Wonder is here to let you know about these awesome energy-saving, non-electric slow cookers! The best part is she’s giving one away so be sure to enter below! In order to slow cook food, all you do is bring your food to a rolling boil for about 10-15 minutes and then quickly place it […]

Sleep in the Wild: Add FOXtail Hammocks to Your Bug Out Bag (+ Giveaway)


For those of you that know me, I love my sleep! I don’t function well without naps and at least 10 hours of sleep at night! I’m pretty sure I suffer from chronic fatigue, but I’m too tired to go see a doctor about it ;) Anyways, enough about my sleep addiction. I recently found […]

How to Grow Kohlrabi in Your Fall Garden


Written by Mike the Gardener I have purple Kohlrabi growing in my fall garden right now and I will be the first to admit that it is simply a vegetable that most people have never heard about.  In fact, I am yet to have a neighbor, even those that do garden, come over and know what […]