Category Archives: Food Storage on a Budget

Summer Vacation Day 23: Beeswax Wraps

I purchased a beeswax fabric food wrap a few months ago and loved using it to wrap up my sandwiches for lunches at school.  The draw back was the price.  I had tried making some a few years ago using … Continue reading

Posted in Food Storage on a Budget, July 2017 | 1 Comment

Preparing for Emergencies – Lighting

We are in pretty good shape for emergency lighting.  We lost our power on New Year’s Day, a few times.  When I woke up at 5am it was really dark, really dark.  I snuck downstairs to turn on a few … Continue reading

Posted in Emergency Supplies, Jan 2016 | Leave a comment

20 Weeks of Food Storage – Week 2 – Sauce

This week $15.00 – – – Total spent $15.00 This was one of those weeks that I decided to start bulking up the pantry for emergencies, went to the grocery for one thing, and found a great deal on something … Continue reading

Posted in Food Storage on a Budget, Jan 2016 | Leave a comment

20 Weeks of Food Storage – Week 1 – Planning

I was popping around some blogs about preparing a food store and ran in to the WeeHavyn blog and her ideas about creating a food store, not for the end of times, but for a cushion against unforeseen happenings – house problems, … Continue reading

Posted in December 2015, Food Storage on a Budget | Leave a comment

Red Cross Recommends

I’ve been listening to OPB’s series about disaster preparation and it’s got me thinking that we could be doing more. So I’ve copies their list below and am going to start getting things together in case we ever need them: … Continue reading

Posted in Emergency Supplies, Oct 2015 | Leave a comment

Emergency Ready? – Staying Warm

If the power goes out, so does the furnace at our place.  We do have propane, but without electricity, the fans don’t work.  The water heaters are lovely, they run on propane and after a cold day, a warm bath … Continue reading

Posted in Emergency Supplies, July 2015 | Leave a comment

Food Storage on a Budget – April 2012

Planter’s Peanut Butter: This is on sale at Albertson’s through Tuesday 2/$6.00. I used two $1 off 1 coupons found at this site and then used two Albertson’s double coupons from the Sunday paper to bring the total cost down to … Continue reading

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Food Storage on a budget – 2012

I keep thinking that I should get back to working on my food storage, but the couponing has not been terrific for me lately. Even over the holidays, that last year were fantastic for baking supplies, the deals were pretty … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, February 2012, Food Storage on a Budget | Leave a comment

Emergency Supplies List

* This information if from the American Public Health Administration – for more information click here Emergency Supplies √ Flashlight and batteries √ Manual can opener Battery-operated radio (and batteries) or hand-cranked radio Matches in waterproof container Utility knife Paper and pencil … Continue reading

Posted in 2011, August 2011, Emergency Supplies | Leave a comment

Food Storage on a Budget – Week 14

August 17 Purchase:  This week was went to Albertson’s with a few coupons for Peanut Butter (4), Spaghetti Sauce(4) and Salad Dressing(2). The Peanut Butter was on sale for $1.99 The Spaghetti Sauce was on sale for $1.49 The Salad Dressing … Continue reading

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