Buying a 3 Month Supply in Bulk

Three Month Supply
Ideally, you will purchase your 3 month supply little by little, while taking advantage of sales. However, maybe you haven't gotten around to it, you haven't been able to afford it, or you don't trust your ability to stay on top of sales. You might not live close to regular grocery stores, or you could have any other reason to not add to your 3 month supply little by little. If any of those reasons to not add to your 3 month supply bit by bit sound like you, you may choose to use your tax refund (or a big chunk of change) and buy a lot of it all at once. When we were helping Grandma Lori with her Food Storage Makeover, she did a big bulk buy for…
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Tax Return Week: If I Had A Million Dollars

Tax Return Week: If I Had A Million Dollars

Tax Return Week
Welcome to "Tax Refund" Week! We are often asked the question "How do I get my Food Storage all in one shot?" ... or "I got money for a gift- what should I buy?"... With it being Tax Refund season, we get these questions even more. What better way to spend some potential "extra" money then on becoming more prepared! This week, we will be providing you with some planning tips to know how to find the holes in your food storage, and how to fill them. In our experience, we've found that when we have come upon extra money in the budget, it's our long term food storage we put our focus and energy into. Purchasing food for your three month supply and non-food items is best to do…
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What State Do You Live In?

Emergency Preparedness
Awhile back we tackled the big question Why Do People Build Food Storages in a 5 part series. One of the main reasons, was obviously Natural Disasters. With the turmoil and devastation that is going on in Haiti right now, we are sobered to remind ourselves and our readers that being prepared for disaster is ever so important. This year we will be striving to learn new things about specific kinds of disasters and more about emergency preparedness skills (like the whole cooking without power, and a new and improved 72-hour kit) We thought the best place to start was to know what could likely occur where we live. Some states are more prone to certain types of disasters then others. We remembered this AWESOME chart we wanted to share…
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