Why Food Storage and the like


This blog comes to help us all deal with FS questions and to build up from a starting place & build a more complete and full FS & how to be more Self Reliant. Let us all get Prepared & ready for anything that may come our way. You never know when Mother Nature, Man Made Disaster or Money Problems may come and you would need your FS to get you through! I will talk about Emergency Preparedness also!

Food Storage, Emergency Preparedness, Other tips and Ideas. Let me help you get ready for what ever may come!

I started Food Storage over 15 years ago. I have taught many classes and been a speaker and helped many people over the years. This is a place where I can state things or address issues I want to cover.

Monday, May 6, 2013

May Non Food Item to store

We all have food, of some kind stored away for emergencies. We all have water stored away too, well I hope most people do. This is Non Food items to think about storing.

This month since this item will be on sale for the up coming holidays this is the time of year to buy them.
paper plates, paper bowls, plastic knives, plastic forks, plastic spoons, paper cups.

 Why buy these items and have them on hand? In an Emergency you do not have to do dishes, you can burn, or throw away. You can save your water you have stored when you do not have to do dishes. You do not have to heat up water and waste energy to heat up said water. Have you ever had a boil order for your water in your area, and can not use the water for a few days? Has there ever been a time the water was off due to a water main break and you are with out water for a while? Have you ever had people show up and needed to serve extra people for dinner, or serve dessert? Paper plates and plastic forks is the way to go!

Of course paper products are good for the short term emergency. You can never store enough for long term. One day you will have to do dishes again. I know people who use nothing but paper plates and plastic forks etc all the time. It works for them, to me it is a waste of money.

Yes I have paper products in my home for large parties, and for the emergency uses. If you have not stored any paper products you may want to think about doing so. Along with your 72 hour mess kits.

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