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Our Stockpile Storage Journey - Part II

Posted 09-11-2010 at 01:22 PM by actdree

If you haven't read the first part of this article, you can find it here.

When I left you last, I had just discovered that I had a cupboard in my garage that wasn't really being used, so I filled it with my goodies. Like I said last time though, it didn't take me long to fill it.

I began to learn a stockpiling principle. Find a space that works in keeping your food stored. Declutter and repurpose the space or as much of it as possible. Since I was already making...
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Our Stockpile Storage Journey

Posted 09-11-2010 at 01:14 PM by actdree

One of the questions that I often get asked when I teach one-on-one coupon tutoring or teach one of my coupon classes is "where do you put everything?" Well, if I told you where I keep my food now, you'd throw up your hands and say, "Well, there you go. I can't do what she does. I have no where to put my food."

So I want to tell you a little about my storage journey. After coming home from my first few 'real' couponing trips, I realized that I was going to...
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Preparedness - Grab N Go Bags - Part IV

Posted 09-11-2010 at 01:10 PM by actdree



If you're new to this Grab and Go series, you can read the previous three parts here and here and here. In the first article, I discussed whether or not you should take foods that need heated. In the second part, I discussed easily transportable foods. In the third part, I talked about the shelf life of foods. Today, I'm going to talk about satiety or how filling or satisfying...
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Preparedness - Grab and Go Bags - Part III

Posted 09-11-2010 at 01:06 PM by actdree



If you're new to this Grab and Go series, you can read the previous two parts here and here. In the first article I discussed whether or not you should take foods that need heated. In the second part, I discussed easily transportable foods. Today, I'm going to talk about the shelf life of foods.

Most prepackaged foods have a rather lengthy shelf life. Even then just...
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Preparedness on the Go - Foods - Part 2

Posted 08-25-2010 at 01:37 PM by actdree


If you missed the first part of this article, you can go here to read the first part.

Last time we briefly discussed whether or not to have foods which requiring heating in our Grab N Go bags. Today, I want to discuss how well foods will transport. By definition Grab N Go bags are bags which are ready so that all we need to do is to "Grab then and Go". ...
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