Survival Tips from the Great Depression
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Survival Tips from the Great Depression

My grandma used to tell me stories about growing up during the Great Depression. She’s told me about waiting in lines for cheese and bread rations, and how they could only afford one pair of shoes each year, which they wore until the bottoms were worn off. I’ve always appreciated the foresight and tenacity of…

List of Food Storage Items: Which foods are best for long-term storage?
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List of Food Storage Items: Which foods are best for long-term storage?

We’ve compiled a list of specific food items to make it easier for you to find quality bulk items that are worth adding to your pantry after spending countless hours researching food storage and putting together a food storage calculator (to help individuals and families determine how much food they need in their storage), after…

Calculator for Water Storage: How much water should you store or stockpile?
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Calculator for Water Storage: How much water should you store or stockpile?

How much water should I keep on hand in case of an emergency? The CDC recommends storing 1 gallon of water per person each day in case of an emergency. 1/2 gallon to drink, 1/4 gallon to cook with, and 1/4 gallon to wash with This equates to around 30 gallons of water storage per…

How Much Food To Stock For Emergency Situations
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How Much Food To Stock For Emergency Situations

To respond to that question, you must first determine what you are preparing for: In the event of a natural disaster, a week or two’s worth of supplies may be sufficient. A medical emergency, a job loss, or a pandemic; perhaps three months’ worth of supplies Whether there will be civil unrest or economic collapse…

15 Foods That Last Forever (Great For Emergency)
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15 Foods That Last Forever (Great For Emergency)

Although many foods may keep for decades if properly preserved (wheat, beans, pasta, etc. ), other foods will last indefinitely without canning, freezing, or dehydrating. These staples are a wonderful place to start if you’re new to food storage. They’re the world’s longest-lasting foods, and they’re commonly referred to as “forever foods.” Although most of…

Best Protein Sources to Add to Your Food Storage
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Best Protein Sources to Add to Your Food Storage

Protein is one of the most important elements to have in your diet. Protein aids in the repair and creation of new cells in the body, as well as the maintenance of muscular mass. It’s especially important if you have young children. In the event of an emergency, you’ll want to make sure you have…