Welcome to our NEW website! We are really excited to be foodstoragemoms.com!!! We have been working really hard to get to this point. Thanks to our webmaster, Jenny, my sister Carol, and Kendra we are launching TODAY!!! We have lots of wonderful GIVEAWAYS coming soon from our sponsors….a BIG thank you to them! Mondays we will blog about Food Storage or Water Storage, Tuesdays will still be our Try It Tuesdays, Wednesday will be Emergency prep, Thursdays will be all about 72 hour kits, and Fridays will be product reviews and/or Giveaways! We our so excited to have this up and running. Tell your friends about us, follow us on facebook, twitter, Pinterest, and soon to come our Youtube channel!
I received an email from my cute Brother-In-Law, Ron. He has quite a sense of humor. I sent out an email to a few people and asked for some NEW ideas (that are not on my list) for our 72 Hour Kit/Bug Out Bags. Ron had the MOST ideas.. Here they are:
I am always happy to learn new items to put in our bags. Remember, if you don’t have a bag, just start with a box. It doesn’t have to be fancy! Just start with small items….in a year or so we will ALL have more than we HAD when we started! Let’s fill out boxes or bags together! Please leave me a comment about some other items we could use besides the usual water, food.etc.
My sugggestion today would be to go purchase some batteries of all sizes that you may need. I know the last short one hour power outage reminded me very quickly that I was glad I had purchased the Goal Zero LED flashlights that do not need batteries. I still need to occasionally charge them so they are ready to use if and when we might need them. I decided today to “charge” my Goal Zero Solar Generator. The instructions say to re-charge every three months. We all laughed at one of the classes because we were frantically trying to “find” the flashlights and batteries. LOL. It’s good to have a reminder once in awhile. I can’t be in the dark if you know what I mean!
I tried the freeze dried green beans and onion flakes today. I put the green beans and onion flakes in the same bowl and covered with tepid water. I waited about 5 minutes and drained. I sprayed a fry pan with Pam and sautéed the cubed precooked bacon from Costco until almost crisp. I then dumped the green beans and onions in the fry pan and sprinkled some Olive Oil on top. It was so easy! I love the fact that they tasted like fresh green beans NOT canned!