Many young couple think food storage is a “someday” project, however, a recent article in the September 2009 Ensign magazine entitled “Two Cans of Corn: Home Storage for Newlyweds,” will help you see things differently.
The first presidency encourages ALL Church members to follow these guidelines, even those on a limited budget. We encourage you to store as much as circumstances allow. (p. 67).
Those of you who follow my blog regularly know that I try to encourage you to store what will work for your circumstances. If you can only fit 3 months of food storage into your tiny apartment, than you are doing the best that can with your circumstances. As we use our wisdom to gradually build a food (home) storage supply, and then learn to use and replenish it, we can succeed with the counsel church leaders have given us.
This morning I decided to make some muffins for my family, and discovered I was out of fresh eggs. Thank goodness I keep powdered eggs in my refrigerator. They are simple to use, and always on hand, and the muffins were perfect. I hope you won’t get overwhelmed with food storage. Make food storage work for YOU.
Get rid of food storage guilt and focus on one can or box at a time. Even the Nephites had home storage.(3 Nephi 4:4).
Here is a list of items college students living in apartments may want to stock up on at the beginning of a semester. Perhaps it could help young newlyweds as well.