Food Storage

Kim on February 22nd, 2012

The amazing attention that National Geographic’s Doomsday Preppers show is garnering is proof that preparedness is for everyone.  You may not have the resources or the knowledge (right now) to prep like the families featured on Doomsday Preppers, but we can all make steps toward greater self-reliance and preparedness for the unexpected. I gained some […]

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Kim on April 28th, 2011

It’s Pay It Forward Day, a day that encourages us to do something kind for someone else and, rather than expecting payment or a good deed in return, we challenge the recipient to pass it on. I love this idea!  I think paying kindness forward is a great way to live life…and I’ve experienced its […]

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Kim on April 21st, 2011

The most recent commodity reports show rising prices on flour, sugar, eggs and shortening due to steady demand and tight supplies.  If you are low on these food storage staples, buy what you can afford. Sugar has risen from $48.60 / cwt in April 2010 to $61.00/ cwt in April 2011.  It may take some time for prices […]

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Kim on March 8th, 2011

And this is why I started this site. 🙂  Storing the basics shown above is a great place to start, but I don’t think many of us want to channel our pioneer ancestry to this extent. I believe in knowing how to use these staples to make healthy foods, but also in storing the ingredients […]

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Kim on December 15th, 2010

This Christmas, my neighbors are getting homemade bread with jam or honey butter.  (The photo is actually one from a previous year when I used a similar idea in gift baskets.  This year, I’m just using gift sacks and I’m giving some homemade Strawberry Peach freezer jam and some Me ‘ N Stan’s Honey Butter with […]

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