SURPRISE #1: GROUP LESSON PLANS (Lesson 2)

SURPRISE #1: GROUP LESSON PLANS (Lesson 2)

Enrichments, Lesson Plans, Uncategorized
Welcome to our Suprise Party! Each week, for three weeks, we'll be giving you a FUN SURPRISE! Did you get the invite? Go here if you didn't. Today we are continuing the ACTIVITY part of the party! We introduced this surprise yesterday. If you missed it, make sure you go back and read it because it tells you all about it. As promised, here is Lesson Plan #2. We hope you enjoy! See you tomorrow for Lesson Plan #3. We encourage you to use these, share these, give them to people you know who are in charge of putting together group meetings, community trainings, or enrichment classes. PURPOSE:To help class members learn how to Plan, Buy, and Rotate Their 3 Month Supply. See you tomorrow!
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Grandma Lori Food Storage Room REVEALED

CanOrganizers, Extreme Food Storage Makeover, Organization
If you're following Grandma Lori's Extreme Food Storage Makeover, you know that last time we left off with a "to be continued" after Julie TEASED you with pictures of the 3 month supply shop. Well now we are showing your the pantry - all organized and BEAUTIFUL! I love making labels... can you tell? Watch the video to see how Grandma Lori reacted when she saw it all put together! These shelves were easy to assemble - Julie's husband did them all - and he's not the handy one ;). They are priced very well and make your pantry oh so cute! NEXT UP: THE SCARY STUFF....LONG TERM FOOD STORAGE...
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Questions to Ask Yourself….3 Month Supply

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When it comes to getting a 3 month supply of food together, we have found that a lot of people get so much anxiety over the whole thing that they don't do it at all. We're getting ready to help Grandma Lori with her 3 month supply in our Extreme Food Storage Makeover. In doing so we have compiled a list of questions to ask her that will help us formulate a plan. Ask yourself these questions, and as you do so you'll see a plan start to form - with some resources on our site to help. Are you storing a 3 month supply of food for a potential job loss? For a potential natural disaster? For meal planning purposes? Whatever it is that you are doing this for…
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Day 4: Food Storage Christmas (3 month plan)

Christmas Gifts, Three Month Supply
It's recommended before getting heavily into storing "long term foods" such as grains and legumes, to start with a 3 month supply of foods you typically eat. Ideally you'll start gradually using your grains and legumes in foods you typically eat, but before getting overwhelmed with that ... start with your typical foods: Options that are Free or Under $1 Planning Sheets Print out these worksheets to help someone get started on their 3 Month Plan. There is an Instruction Sheet, a Menu Plan Sheet and an Inventory Sheet. You will need to print the Menu Plan Sheet multiple times depending on how many different meals you want to plan. There is also a video tutorial to go along with these forms found here. Put the printed worksheets in sheet…
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3 Month Food Supply Planning Tools

Helpful Tools, Three Month Supply
We now have tools for EVERYONE to plan their 3 month food supply (and it only took 3 full days to get it all ready for you - so we hope you USE them ;). Up until now we have had this intense and "awesome" spreadsheet. However we're excited to announce two new ways to plan your three month supply - a new and improved excel spreadsheet, and printable forms. The new excel spreadsheet is a lot more intuitive and easy to fill out with the same end results of the old one. We also created printable forms you can use to fill in with good old fashion pens and pencils for those of you who may not have access to excel. The NEW Excel To download the new excel…
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Addition to BabyStep 3 – Three Month Supply

Non-Food Items, Three Month Supply
In planning our 3 months of food we started to think about times that we would actually USE it. The most likely scenario was an economic crunch, job loss, or something of that nature. So if we had no money for food, it would seem likely that there would be no money for other necessities like diapers, medications, toilet paper, toothpaste, etc. Thus we have included establishing a 3 month supply of non-food essentials as part of step 3. Remember, this is only necessities for now. And the biggest benefit of including this in step 3 is you will be able to begin stockpiling these items as they go on sale and rotate them in as you do your food. This should free up even more money in your monthly…
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