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Why You Need to Keep an Inventory

In the last few days, I have posted quite a bit on the basics of food storage.  Today I would like to cover inventorying.  Most of us when we started out did not realize how valuable an inventory could be.  I know I started mine after the fact and it created a lot of extra work.  A good inventory solves the following problems.

  • How long can I live off my storage?
  • A good inventory tells you where things are stored.
  • It helps you know when to rotate your food.
  • What am I short off?

We keep a running inventory of all of our preps.  …

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year, “May you live in interesting times” some say this is an old Chinese Proverb. I certainly think we live in interesting times and this year promises to be very exciting.   Between the economy, the election and world affairs, now is a good time to be prepared.

Wither you are a beginner or someone who has been preparing for years, the first of the year is a good time to evaluate your preps.  Take an inventory, determine what you are short off and make a plan to fill these holes.  Write it down, set a schedule and follow it.  …

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