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We all know that when the power goes out, one of the challenges is keeping food cold so that it will be usable longer. If the power is out for only a short time (like only a few hours), as long as you keep the refrigerator closed as much as possible, your food will be… Read more »


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No tracking, shooting, or cleaning required. Ready-made meals from eFoods Direct are a great way to store food. Along with those, it’s great to store basic items such as flour (or whole wheat and a grinder), oats and rice. These staples will cover you when it comes to getting carbohydrates, but what about protein? Unless… Read more »


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In a survival situation, does it matter what you have for breakfast? As long as you get the day off to a great start with enough calories to have energy to do the work you need to do, it probably doesn’t. You could eat anything you have stored, but why not have a traditional breakfast?… Read more »


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If you plan to eat your stored food on a regular basis, and if during an emergency you plan to shelter in place, and if you have the time and interest in canning, home canning can be a great way to go. I remember my mother sending me down to the basement to get a quart… Read more »


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A secret garden? What does that mean? Why start one? A secret garden in today’s terms means a garden that is started and maintained in the wilderness, one that most people wouldn’t recognize if they came across it, nor is it found from the sky with a helicopter or drone (in other words, there aren’t… Read more »


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One question none of us want to think about, and that makes us squirm in our seats, is what will we do when our food storage runs out? It won’t take long for the grocery stores to be empty. Then what? If you are growing your own food, you can replenish your food storage during… Read more »


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When it comes to food storage, we have a lot of options. eFoods Direct sells freeze-dried entrees (like Beef Stroganoff with Pasta), soups (Cheddar Broccoli), as well as many other food products like biscuit mixes (Delicious Buttermilk Biscuits). But there are other types of foods that can be stored. From the grocery story, we can buy… Read more »


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There are many ways to find more money to put toward food storage. You can buy eFoods Direct food, which is high quality and a good value on a per serving basis. You can also buy only what your family will actually use and rotate your food so none of it is wasted by expiring… Read more »


2 week grab bag

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Whether you’ve just started to learn about preparing or you’ve been interested for a while, everyday expenses can sometimes make it difficult to really start getting prepared the way you would like to. One easy way to get started is to use your tax refund to either seriously get started with preparing or to make… Read more »


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When I was growing up, we canned peaches, pears, apricots, cherries, pickles, strawberries and more. When the fruits or vegetables were in season, we canned all we could, then we got to enjoy them all winter long — and we often had enough to enjoy for at least a few years. We knew if we… Read more »