Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Tuesday... and some blog business!

Every Tuesday, we post specific items you should gather in order to supplement your 72-hour kit, your 3-month supply, and your longer-term storage. If you are new to our blog, don't worry! You won't be left behind. Just start up where we are and follow along. You will eventually have everything completed! Once the 72-hour kit is complete, we'll be putting together emergency car kits again (week by week). Once those are done, we'll gather the 72-hour kits again. So don't worry, just jump on in and join us where we are today!

This week for your 72-hour kits, add some disinfectant.  I like those Lysol wipes, personally.  You definitely want something to be able to clean your surroundings with - you just don't know what kind of situation you will find yourself in during an emergency!

How is your three-month supply coming along?  Don't forget to store water.  You should have two weeks worth of water stored up.  Click here to read a great article on how to clean out juice bottles that you can store water in.  You can also learn about different water storage methods here.

We are still gathering oats for our longer-term storage this month.  LDS Catalog sells oats already canned up in #10 cans here (approx $20 for 6 cans).  Price includes shipping.  This would make a great Christmas gift!  Another great gift would be a "Home Storage Starter Kit".  It includes 2 cans of hard red wheat, 2 cans of white rice, 1 can of pinto beans, and 1 can of oats.  You also get several pamphlets with it.

Finally... we are giving our blog a major makeover, so things might be a little crazy over the next few days.  Please bear with us as we make these big changes!


Julie Jones said...

I am impressed you are working on all this with Christmas so close
good for you you are focused.

Elaine said...

Wow...I can't believe I just discovered this blog. Definitely bookmarking this forever. I need help on my food storage.....


The Garden of Egan said...

Great ideas. I appreciate your work here.