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These items need to be on your holiday shopping list; this is no time to forget about being prepared for emergencies. The holidays are a perfect time to stockpile a few things for emergency preparedness. The availability of certain items, plus the holiday sales, mean that you can get what you need for less money. While the… Read more »


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This year, give yourself a break while still getting a delicious Thanksgiving meal on the table. No matter how busy you are, you can enjoy a wonderful home cooked feast. The secret is family food storage. Why Store Food Having a family food storage plan is essential in case of an emergency or unforeseen event… Read more »


Jolly Rancher

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Learn why Jolly Ranchers* and pop tops can spell disaster for your emergency kit. When was the last time you checked your emergency kit and disaster supplies? If they are made up of anything other than quality food storage, you might have some surprises in store for you. Imagine being in a spot where you… Read more »


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You’ve started gathering all sorts of things that are important to have in an emergency (whatever type of emergency it is: persona, natural, etc.). These things should include water, fuel, first aid kit, flashlight, food, and a lot of other things. Today, let’s talk about your food storage. Hopefully, you’ve bought some food from eFoods… Read more »


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It can be a desperate challenge to find storage space for everything that you need to be prepared. All of your food, water, hygiene products and survival gear need to go somewhere. Here are several storage tips for those of us who may be challenged when it comes to storage space. The Need to Organize… Read more »


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How can a busy mom, okay, procrastinating mom, get her family ready for back to school? By taking advantage of quick and easy food storage meals! Getting Ready for Back to School Usually, I am very prepared. Most years I start the back to school shopping as soon as the displays hit the store shelves…. Read more »


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I was talking to someone about emergency preparation a few days ago, and he was not at all interested in doing anything to prepare ahead. He had an interesting theory of how he would make it through any hardships. That got me thinking: If we aren’t prepared to take care of ourselves, who do we… Read more »


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This week, I tried the eFoods Direct Au Gratin Potatoes. I love the au gratin potatoes that my mom made when I was growing up. (She actually called them “scalloped potatoes,” but I’ve learned since then that, because of the layer of cheese on the top and how it is browned, they are actually “au… Read more »


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This afternoon, I made cornbread for a snack. I used the eFoods Direct Corn Bread Muffin Mix, which I’d been wanting to try for a while. The mix is very easy to use. It couldn’t be any simpler, which is ideal in an emergency situation. No need to have all the raw ingredients on hand…. Read more »