Weekly Prep Challenges

Each week I share a weekly prep challenge to help you gather food storage and emergency supplies over time makes it affordable. Sign up for my weekly email here. If you can’t afford something I suggest or haven’t the time to complete a challenge, just jump right in next week. You CAN do it!

Weekly Prep Challenges

JANUARY: 72-Hour Kits and Bread-Making

  • WEEK 1 – Choose a Preparedness Game Plan
  • WEEK 2 – Organize Your Pantry Food
  • WEEK 3 – Learn to Make Wheat Bread
  • WEEK 4 – Make a 72-hour Kit in 12 Steps

FEBRUARY: Communication, Breakfast Foods, and Oats

  • WEEK 1 – Add Food and Water to 72-Hour Kit
  • WEEK 2 – Buy Food Storage Breakfasts and Oats
  • WEEK 3 – Stock Up On Dental Supplies
  • WEEK 4 – Add Emergency Cell Phone Apps

MARCH: First Aid, Beans, and Fish

  • WEEK 1 – Add Beans and Fish to Food Storage
  • WEEK 2 – Stock up on First Aid Supplies
  • WEEK 3 – Buy Dried Beans for Your Food Storage
  • WEEK 4 – Plant a Vegetable Garden

APRIL: Sanitation, Tomatoes, and Pasta

  • WEEK 1 – Stock Up on Pasta and Tomatoes Stock
  • WEEK 2 – Buy Emergency Cleaning Supplies
  • WEEK 3 – Buy Home Sanitation Supplies
  • WEEK 4 – Buy Long-term Food Storage Pasta

MAY: Emergency Cooking, Condiments, and Spices

  • WEEK 1 – Buy Emergency Cooking Supplies
  • WEEK 2 – Stock up on Condiments
  • WEEK 3 – Stock Up on Spices and Flavorings
  • WEEK 4 – Stock Up on Picnic Supplies

JUNE: Emergency Light, Water, and Beverages

  • WEEK 1 – Buy a Water Storage Container
  • WEEK 2 – Buy a Cooler, Ice Packs, and Appliance Thermometer
  • WEEK 3 – Buy Food Storage Beverages
  • WEEK 4 – Buy Lights for Power Outages

JULY: Fire Safety, Rice, and Meat

  • WEEK 1 – Buy Fire Safety and Rescue Equipment
  • WEEK 2 – Buy Rice for Food Storage
  • WEEK 3 – Buy Meat for Food Storage
  • WEEK 4 – Buy Clothing For Next Year

AUGUST: Emergency Shelter, Vegetables, and Potatoes

  • WEEK 1 – Buy Food Storage Containers
  • WEEK 2 – Buy Emergency Shelter Supplies
  • WEEK 3 – Buy Food Storage Vegetables
  • WEEK 4 – Gather Emergency Shelter Activities

SEPTEMBER: Emergency Power, Fruits, Nuts and Seeds

  • WEEK 1 – Buy Food Storage Fruits, Nuts, and Seeds
  • WEEK 2 – Buy an Emergency Generator
  • WEEK 3 – Add Shoes, Shirts and Pants to 72-Hour Kit
  • WEEK 4 – Buy a Prep Book, Gas Shut-off Key, and Can Opener
  • WEEK 5 – Buy Fabric for Home Storage (Coming Soon!)

OCTOBER: Emergency Heat, Oils and Fats

  • WEEK 1 – Buy Food Storage Oils and Fats
  • WEEK 2 – Inventory Blankets and Warm Accessories
  • WEEK 3 – Buy a Winter Coat and Boots
  • WEEK 4 – Know How to Fix a Broken Window

NOVEMBER: Laundry, Baking Basics, and Soups

  • WEEK 1 – Buy Food Storage Baking Basics
  • WEEK 2 – Buy Canned Soup for Food Storage
  • WEEK 3 – Add Emergency Tools To Your 72-hour Kit
  • WEEK 4 – Buy Emergency Laundry Supplies

DECEMBER: Inventory, Sugars, and Vitamin C

  • WEEK 1 – Buy Food Storage Sugars
  • WEEK 2 – Buy a Year’s Supply of Vitamin C
  • WEEK 3 – Buy Liquid Dish Soap and Hand Soap
  • WEEK 4 – Take a Food Storage Inventory

Best wishes and stay healthy,

Valerie Albrechtsen
The Food Storage Organizer

NOTES: You are never behind with my prep challenges. Just jump right in with this week. Want to see more prep challenges? Go here. And if you are new, go to my Start Here page. Purchase The Keep it Simple Preparedness Guide for $5 from my Etsy shop. Need more motivation? Follow me on FacebookInstagram, and Pinterest.

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