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If you know me, You know I am all about emergency preparedness. We have stockpiles and kits everywhere. I recently became an affiliate for The Ready Store.  At The Ready Store our goal is to offer the finest emergency preparedness and survival supplies available anywhere. Our purchasing power allows us to provide great products at the best prices....more

Unexpected Cleaners

Unexpected Cleaners   Use white bread to: Dust an oil painting. Gently dab a slice of white bread over the surface to pick up dirt and grime.Use ketchup to: Remove tarnish from copper and brass cookware. Squeeze ketchup onto a cloth and rub it on pots and pans. They should go back to their coppery color in minutes. Rinse with warm water and dry with a towel.Use oatmeal to: Scrub very dirty hands....more

Emergecny Preparedness Basics

Emergency Preparedness BasicsThe most essential items to have prepared in an emergency situation are:1. WARMTH & SHELTER: In extreme conditions, an individual will survive only around three hours without any protection from the elements. If you don’t have adequate shelter, you won’t have a chance to get thirsty or hungry before you start to suffer from hypothermia or extreme heat exposure.2. WATER & HYDRATION: Your body can only survive around three days without access to water in extreme conditions....more

Autumn Beans Recipe

Autumn Beans8 slices bacon, chopped1/4 cup minced onion1 cup apple cider2 (16 ounce) cans baked beans, undrained1/4 cup raisins1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamonDIRECTIONSIn a skillet, lightly fry bacon. Remove to paper towel to drain....more

Storing Baking Ingredients

Storing Baking Ingredients Key Points:The ingredients in Step 7 are all the necessary fats, oils, sugars, milk, and miscellaneous that you need to put food storage meals and recipes together.Purchasing these items when on sale, then rotating through your stored supplies can save you time and money.Find ways to use these ingredients in your everyday cooking, start l...more

Storing Non Food Items

Storing Non Food items   Store a year’s supply of all household items that you normally buy at the grocery store.Build up your supply by buying these items in large quantities when they are on sale, then only replace your stores when they go on sale againMake sure you store the things particular to your family’s needs, our list might not include everything that YOU normally useDon’t be afraid to use creative storage ideas f...more

The first 100 items to disappear in an emergency, disaster type situation:

The first 100 items to disappear in an emergency, disaster type situation: 1. Generators 2. Water Filters/Purifiers 3. Portable Toilets 4. Seasoned Firewood. Wood takes about 6 – 12 months to become dried, for home use 5. Lamp Oil, Wicks, Lamps (First Choice: Buy CLEAR oil. If scarce, stockpile ANY!) 6. Coleman Fuel. Impossible to stockpile too much. 7. Guns, Ammunition, Pepper Spray, Knives, Clubs, Bats & Slingshots. 8. Hand-can openers, & hand egg beaters, whisks. 9....more