Strawberries: A few years ago I planted some strawberries in a bed behind the house. Behind the house is never a good place to plant something unless you actually spend some time behind your house. I don’t usually go back there. In addition to that, even though it was in the sun, the bed was Read More . . .
You are in the middle of eating dinner during a storm and suddenly the lights flicker and turn off. The power is out. You don’t know how long it will last, but you have kids that are starting to get worried. Either because they’re small and afraid of the dark or because they realize they Read More . . .
Honey is one of the more versatile foods you can store. You know it tastes good on toast and in your tea, but did you know honey also has healing properties? We recently got to experiment with honey as a topical antibiotic when our adventurous little dog, Huck, decided to go get his foot caught Read More . . .
Today is the official launch of the Survival Mom Radio Network! What is this network you ask? Well, a dozen amazing women have teamed up to share their knowledge and passion on a wide variety of topics through podcasts hosted on the Survival Mom Radio Network. And yes, I’m one of them! Be sure to Read More . . .
UVPaqlite is a company that makes reusable glow products. They have glow sticks, dots, light weight Paqlites, and an assortment of other glowing items. These products produce light kind of like a high powered glow in the dark sticker. They can be charged up with any light source and will glow throughout the night. I Read More . . .
When I was a teenager, my two brothers and I took a series of wilderness survival classes. I don’t remember much of what we learned, but I distinctly remember the instructor talking about hypothermia. He told us that people don’t freeze to death, they get hypothermia and die. I guess that jarred my reality enough Read More . . .
Want to put your food storage in Mylar bags? Here are 8 tips for using Mylar bags for food storage. 1. Mylar bags are not rodent proof. Plan accordingly. Put your bags into rodent proof containers like plastic bins, buckets, or metal barrels. 2. Mylar bags are reusable. Unlike a #10 can, once you use Read More . . .
Continuing our Mylar bag fun today, I know you were all disappointed that the Mylar emergency blanket couldn’t make a food storage bag. However, there is a way to get food grade Mylar bags super cheap. In fact, they’re practically free and you probably have some in your house right now. Check out the video Read More . . .
Food storage bags are made of Mylar. So are those shiny emergency blankets. So can you make a Mylar food storage bag from a Mylar emergency blanket? I know this is a question that has kept you up at night, but you didn’t want to unfold one of those unruly blankets to test it out! Read More . . .
Even with all the sizes and shapes of Mylar bags available, sometimes you just want something custom made for a particular project. Well, it’s super simple to make your own custom sized or shaped Mylar bags and all you need is a pair of scissors and a clothing iron. Check out the video below: Click Read More . . .