INVENTORY: Emergency equipment. Look over your camping equipment, sleeping bags, blankets, outdoor cooking supplies, coolers, fire extinguisher (does it work?), etc.
EMERGENCY FUND: $2.00 or more per person each week.
2-WEEK’S WATER: Accumulate 14 gallons of water per person (or 4×24 ct. cases)
3-MONTH FOOD STORAGE: Wheat, hard white or red 25 lbs. or 4 #10 LDS cans
Store part of it in a pantry container like Rubbermaid, Tupperware, or IKEA. And store the rest in long-term containers like cans or buckets. Or if you rarely use wheat, start with a smaller amount to practice grinding and baking with it. If you haven’t built a 3-month food storage supply, you don’t have to buy a year’s supply yet. Read this.
HOME STORAGE: Paper bowls, 2 week or 1 month supply. Useful in emergencies when you can’t wash regular bowls. Just stick it in the back of the cupboard.
72-HOUR KIT: Socks & shoes
AUTO KIT: Socks
EQUIPMENT: A Cookbook. Here are a few I recommend you look at – Simple Recipes Using Food Storage, Emergency Food in a Nutshell, Deseret Recipes, I Can’t Believe Its Food Storage, The Essential Food Storage Cookbook, Cooking With Food Storage Made Easy.
PREP GOAL: Learn to sprout grains.
If you prefer prepping with the monthly list, go to this pdf copy of The June 2012 List.
MY CURRENT GIVEAWAY: Four lucky winners will receive my upcoming “The Food Storage Organizer.” Go here for more details. Thanks everyone for your input. I love it!
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