Helius Rocket Stove

Powerless Cooking, Recommended Products
We recently had the opportunity to meet with Kris from Titan Ready USA and he showed us some of his products that we are excited to share with you. These products are simple but efficient solutions to some preparedness dilemmas we know we have faced and you may have as well. This post covers the Helius Rocket Stove, but be sure to check out the HERC tea light ovens and Hydrant Water Storage Systems as well. FSME DISCOUNT: Click here to shop and enter coupon code FSME10 to save 10% on your Helius Rocket Stove order. This deal is exclusively for Food Storage Made Easy readers! We've seen a lot of rocket stoves around but this is the first one we have seen that we've been really excited to use.…
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HERC Tea Light Candle Ovens

Powerless Cooking, Recommended Products
We recently had the opportunity to meet with Kris from Titan Ready USA and he showed us some of his products that we are excited to share with you. These products are simple but efficient solutions to some preparedness dilemmas we know we have faced and you may have as well. This post covers the HERC tea light ovens, but be sure to check out the Helius Rocket Stove and Hydrant Water Storage Towers as well. Click here to shop and enter coupon code FSME10 to save 10% on your HERC Oven order. This deal is exclusively for Food Storage Made Easy readers! While butane stoves are great for stove-top cooking indoors, we have yet to find a good solution for oven cooking indoors. Having a diversified preparedness plan is…
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Preparedness Gift Ideas for Any Budget

Preparedness Gift Ideas for Any Budget

Gift Ideas
Tired of all the Black Friday emails?  We understand!  But we also know that this is an amazing time to stock up on great preparedness gifts for your loved ones (or yourself!).  We wanted to share with you a list of preparedness gift ideas for all budgets since this is literally the cheapest you will be able to find these items all year.  Get the most bang for you buck on your preparedness gifts! Gifts $20 and Under - $7.99 Crank Hand Can Opener:  Our favorite can opener for opening lots of #10 cans :) - $10.99 Thrive Potato Dices:  50% off regular retail prices, view other Thrive deals here - $12 Food Storage Made Easy 3-Part eBook:  50% off, perfect for beginners! - $18.99 Thrive Blackberries: 50% off regular retail…
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National Preparedness Month Sales and Events

Recommended Products
September is National Preparedness Month and many great food storage and preparedness companies put on some great deals to celebrate. We've done a round-up of all of the sales going on this month and wanted to share them with you! Food Storage Made Easy eBook: ON SALE Our 3-part eBook series is a comprehensive guide to building your food storage using simple checklists to guide you along the way. Included in the series is a recipe eBook and a food storage encyclopedia full of useful information. On sale for just $17 (regularly $24) through September 30th! Click here for details. Prepare My Life Planners: ON SALE The Prepare My Life Planner is one of the top-selling products in our online store. It is a family preparedness plan and emergency binder…
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Wheat Grinder FAQs

Grain Mills
Wheat grinders are a critical part of your food storage plan if you follow traditional food storage calculators and store large amounts of wheat. Without a way to grind the wheat you will have very limited options on the foods you can make with your wheat. It can also be a large investment to get a grinder and you want to make sure you get one that will meet your family's needs. Today we are going to go over all of the questions that beginners tend to have when first researching this and hopefully it can help you make the decision for you and your family! What's the difference between manual & electric grinders? Here is a summary of the pros and cons of manual grinders versus electric grinders: MANUAL…
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How to Create a Mommy Emergency Car Kit (Gift Idea)

Car Kits, Emergency Preparedness, Gift Ideas
I've been working on re-arranging my car kits after I saw a #10 Can Car Kit on Pinterest. I thought fitting it into cans made a lot of sense and would be sturdy and a good way to use up old cans. It's still a work in progress and I'll post about it when I have them completed. BUT, it also gave me a great idea for a different type of emergency car kit also using an empty #10 can. My two little sisters both got pregnant with their first babies at the same time and I wanted to do something special for them on their first Mother's Day. After having 4 kids myself, I've learned a few things like "always keep a spare diaper and wipes in the car"…
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Memorial Day Weekend Sales on Food Storage and Preparedness Items

Recommended Products
Memorial Day is a meaningful holiday where we can remember our loved ones and honor those who have fallen while serving their country. It's also a time of getting together with family and enjoying each other's company and having yummy food. Several companies have put together some great sales over Memorial Day weekend and we wanted to give you a quick heads up on a couple of the best emergency preparedness and food storage sales going on. All sales are valid for one week (through May 29th at 11:59 pm MST) unless otherwise indicated. HARVEST 72" #10 CAN SHELF SALE PRICE $224.95 The popular Harvest Shelves typically retail at $459.99. Even at big box stores the lowest you will see them is $299. For the month of May the 72"…
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HUGE SALE on Harvest 72″ #10 Can Shelf

HUGE SALE on Harvest 72″ #10 Can Shelf

Shelves
Have you been eyeballing one of the amazing Thrive Life (formerly called Shelf Reliance) can rotating shelves? We dreamed about having a wonderful rotation system for several years before biting the bullet and getting some ourselves. If this has been on your wish-list for a while, this month is the time to take the plunge! The Harvest 72" #10 Can Shelf is heavily discounted for this month only. This is the lowest price we have ever seen this shelf! In fact, the price is so low it's not even available on the Thrive Life website. To get the $224.99 price you must place your order through our secure online order form. Sale ends May 31st or while supplies last Details about the Harvest #10 Can Shelf: Regular Retail Price: $459.99…
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40 Ways to Use Your FoodSaver

Recommended Products
We always have fun discussions on our Facebook page and love to get to know all of our readers better over there. We recently asked how people use their FoodSaver or other vacuum sealers and got a TON of great responses. We compiled them all here for a quick, easy-to-read list. If you have a FoodSaver, break it out and start using it for some of these things! If you don't have one yet, you can check them out at the FoodSaver website. 40 Ways to Use Your FoodSaver Using Foodsaver Bags 1. Seal cheese to last longer in the fridge 2. Vacuum seal treats to send overseas to military/missionary family members 3. Preserve leftovers for freezer meals 4. Buy bulk meats and split into single recipe portions in freezer…
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12 Days of Food Storage Christmas

Gift Ideas, Podcast Episodes
We love giving the gift of preparedness to our family and friends. We have come up with this fun little 12 Days of Christmas activity that we revamp each year that includes tons of great ideas, even if you don't do it as a full 12 days event. For each day we include a free (or under $1) idea, as well as a mid-level and a higher-priced item that goes along with that theme. We also have cute tags and labels you can use if you want to highlight the preparedness aspect of the gift. If you want to hear us chat about each day and some of our favorite gift ideas, you can check out this week's podcast episode where we explain these ideas in detail for each day…
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