Tweets of the Week: Dec. 7 – Dec. 13, 2008

Networking
Here are some tips and cool sites we were talking about on twitter this week Give a Gift of Preparedness http://is.gd/bsNA This is a VERY comprehensive list. I love it! Lots of great ideas. about 19 hours ago from twhirl Have you signed up for our Babystep Checklists yet? This is AWESOME if food storage is one of your New Year's resolutions. http://is.gd/bhon 10:10 PM Dec 11th from twhirl Reminder about storing bouillon cubes. These are a GREAT "comfort food"! http://is.gd/bdy9 2:16 PM Dec 11th from twhirl Emergency and Disaster Products. http://is.gd/b0zF The site also has some good information on preparedness. 9:45 AM Dec 10th from twhirl Some great water storage information. This is one of the most important parts of your food storage! http://is.gd/aXlr 12:10 AM Dec 10th from…
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Gift #1: BabyStep Checklists

Christmas Gifts
Is building your food storage one of your New Year's resolutions? With the new year approaching we have been hearing our readers talk a lot about getting their food storage put together this year. What a FABULOUS time to get a fresh start and really DO IT! We wanted to find a way to really help people be able to achieve this goal so our first gift to you this season is a series of BabyStep Checklists. These are email reminders that will be sent to you every two weeks with information and specific to-do lists that you can print and check-off as you complete each item. After a year of receiving our reminders you should have your 72 hour kits, water storage, 3 months normal food supply, and one…
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‘Tis the Season of Giving

Christmas Gifts, General
Now that we've already told you what we'd like to RECEIVE for Christmas ... we thought it was only fair that we GIVE some gifts to our readers as well. We have been working on a lot of exciting things that will be coming up in the new year and we want to give you a sneak preview of what's coming. Over the next few weeks we will be announcing three gifts from us as well as one bonus gift to readers of our blog. Make sure to check back tomorrow as we will be giving our first (and possibly best) gift!
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Tweets of the Week: Nov. 30 – Dec. 6, 2008

Networking
Here are some tips and cool sites we were talking about on twitter this week Really interesting video showing the process of harvesting your own wheat by hand. What a process! @ Diet Info Care 11:11 PM Dec. 6th from twhirl What do YOU want for Christmas? Visit OUR food storage Christmas wish list! Fun stuff. Christmas Wish List @ Food Storage Made Easy 11:33 AM Dec 5th from twhirl Food storage neighborhood gift ideas. Cutest thing EVER! @ Everyday Food Storage 4:58 PM Dec 4th from twhirl Making your own cheese! @ Utah Preppers Now that seems very ambitious to me. Not sure what to do if you can't get fresh MILK though 2:59 PM Dec 4th from twhirl How to Can Your Own Food in #10 Cans -…
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Top 10 Christmas Wish List Items

Christmas Gifts
We wanted to share with you the top 10 things on our Christmas lists this year! Leave us a comment below and tell us what YOU are hoping to get for Christmas. #10 Food Storage Books Julie needs a new copy of Food Storage 101 as it appears that her son Tyler has mysteriously misplaced her book (he has been really into throwing stuff in the garbage lately. Yikes!) Jodi loves cooking with recipes so she really wants to get some good food storage recipe books. One she's been eyeballing is Simple Recipes Using Food Storage. It starts out with recipes that only use SIX food storage ingredients! #9 Food Storage Shelves Jodi LOVES to have things organized for her easily and has been dying to get one of the…
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What is a Tweet?

Networking
What is a Tweet? A "Tweet" is a special message you get by using the service called Twitter. We send out tweets to our followers to share food storage tips, emergency and food storage related blog posts, interesting websites, updates to our own site, etc. The tweets come in 160 character messages and you can choose how often to check your tweets. It's a very easy way to communicate and get some great information. More About Twitter Twitter is a service for friends, family, and co–workers to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question: What are you doing? Each time you update your status it is called a tweet. You can also sign up to receive tweets from people and businesses you…
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Tweets of the Week: Nov. 23 – Nov. 29, 2008

Networking
Here are some tips and cool sites we were talking about on twitter this week Great site on keeping your family organized. http://is.gd/9wLj Organization is the key to success at any endeavor, even food storage! 2:34 PM Nov 29th from twhirl Whole Wheat Homemade Playdough http://is.gd/941E AWESOME IDEA!!! 10:35 PM Nov 25th from twhirl Retweeting @JayceHall: Reviewed the costco.com emergency kit deal: http://tinyurl.com/576gdc (GREAT thorough review! Thx for sharing.) 3:24 PM Nov 25th from twhirl RT @erinannie: getting closer to actually leaving my couch to get ginger ale, soup, and crackers. note to self- add those to food storage. 3:20 PM Nov 25th from twhirl OMGOSH if you really want the 55 gallon water barrels and live in Arizona ... this is your lucky day. Only $20! http://is.gd/8QNP 3:04 PM…
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Holiday Baking + Food Storage

Baking Ingredients, Long Term Food Storage
This time of year is an EXCELLENT time to stock up on your items in Step 7: Baking Ingredients. Mary Hunt, best-selling finance author, sends out daily finance tips in her Everyday Cheapskate newsletter which we LOVE. We encourage you to sign up for her newsletter and also to stock up on these items for your holiday baking AND your food storage. Here are Mary's thoughts on the topic of holiday baking from her newsletter: Holiday Baking on the Cheap Although baking sweets for the holidays is a joyful and gratifying project, it does take time and money. If you've got the time to build your baking stockpile, merchants are willing to help out with the cost as they begin to compete for our holiday food dollars. This time of…
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