August Goals

Stock up on paper products

For good or bad, we are a society that depends heavily on our paper products. We love the ease and sanitation that comes from disposable paper products. During the summer months we will see a lot of sales for paper goods: paper plates, cups and napkins, as well as paper towels and toilet paper. You…

Learn or Practice Canning

You have so much good food available to you this season, now is the time to learn (or improve) canning skills. First, get your equipment Canning doesn’t need to cost a lot. Just start with a water bath canner and a box of jars. Here’s my list of the important canning tools that I use.…

Store Honey

Put a little sweet in your life Admit it. We all have a sweet tooth. We really can’t do without our sugar. Well, we can, but who really wants to? But storing sugar as part of your food storage can be problematic. Even the slightest amount of moisture can cause sugar to clump. Too much…

Stock Up on Personal Care and Household Items

You need more than just food Food is not the only thing to consider as you work towards a three-month storage. Although food is the most vital, don’t forget the non-food items that you use every day: shampoo, toothpaste, toilet paper, feminine hygiene products, razors, etc. You’ll want at least a three-month supply of these…