4 BIG Food Storage EXCUSES — And how to overcome them!

Just For Fun
There are many reasons Why People Build a Food Storage ... but there are also many reasons why people DON'T get started with their food storage. We have heard ALL of the excuses (and we used most of them ourselves). Luckily we have figured out some tips and tricks to help you kick start your food storage and leave those excuses behind forever! Excuse #1: NO IDEA 3 years ago from today we had this exact conversation: Julie: Jodi, I am feeling urgent about building my food storage Jodi: Oh no, is something going to happen? Now I think I need to build MINE Julie: It's so confusing I don't know where to start Jodi: Don't ask me, it's way too overwhelming Julie: I think we need to just research…
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SURPRISE #1: GROUP LESSON PLANS (Lesson 4)

Enrichments, Lesson Plans
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 finishing the ACTIVITY part of the party! We introduced this surprise Monday. 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 #4. We hope you have enjoyed the lessons! 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 To help class members feel confident Using Wheat from Their Food Storage. COME BACK MONDAY FOR SURPRISE #2... IT'S THE GIFT PART OF…
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SURPRISE #1: GROUP LESSON PLANS (Lesson 3)

SURPRISE #1: GROUP LESSON PLANS (Lesson 3)

Enrichments, Lesson Plans
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 Monday. 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 #3. We hope you enjoy! See you tomorrow for Lesson Plan #4. 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 understand How to Build a Food Storage in 10 Babysteps. See you tomorrow!
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Blasts from the Past: The Never Ending Job of Organizing

Events, Long Term Food Storage, Organization
Is it just me or does it seem like it's impossible to be FULLY on top of things around the house. One day you get your pantry all organized and think to yourself, this will NEVER be unorganized again - this time is different. Then, a few months later it's a disaster. Something I've learned through building your food storage is that it is a never ending process and you'll always be learning, changing, and RE-organizing. In my beginnings post, I went from a cluttered basement to one shelf and thought my progress was UNBELIEVABLE... Then I bought my water jugs, and I went to my first case lot sale and actually added some stuff to that shelf. I was PROUD again. As I progressed, I kept adding more and…
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BLAST FROM THE PAST WEEK

Events, General, Jodi's Progress, Julie's Progress
It seems like just yesterday that we came up with this crazy idea to blog about food storage when we had absolutely ZERO food storage and had no clue where to even start. In fact according to our very first blog post, we originally wanted to call this blog "Food Storage For Dummies ... and We're the Dummies". hehe. We have come a long way since we started two years ago and we wanted to celebrate this anniversary with you by taking you on a humorous journey of our successes and failures. So let's get started! We didn't fully understand blogs, the blogging community, or blogging software in the beginning. We were both web designers but didn't catch the blogging vision yet. Needless to say, our first site design left…
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