Monthly Archives: March 2011

Food Storage on a Budget – Week 2

3/24:  Soup Week Purchase: The plan today is to hit Albertson’s sale to buy some cream soups for storage.  They have a reasonable price on cream of mushroom and cream of chicken soup – 5 for $4.00 and I have … Continue reading

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Food Storage on a Budget – Week 1

3/23: The disaster in Japan has really made me think – about a lot of things. One of the questions I asked myself is about our families preparation for natural disasters, not necessarily of the magnitude of the Japanese earthquake/tsunami/volcano/nuclear … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the Garden: 3/19 -26

3/19 We finally got a semi-dry day so I was able to plant some broccoli starts that I picked up at Wilco – Green Comet. The rhubarb is also beginning to push through the soil for spring. I hope it … Continue reading

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Is Spring Springing?

This weekend has brought two signs of spring to the Beavercreek Backyard Farm – one of which I could really do without.  One Saturday morning at about 7:30, I heard the annual sounds of the *^&%#$ woodpecker slamming his beak … Continue reading

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Food Storage Plan

Click on the title above to access the plan…..I’m going to try to spend under $5.00 a week on the groceries to store away. 3/24:  Joe was great today.  He set up some salvaged cabinets in the garage for me … Continue reading

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