Preparedess

Starting With Week Two!

With the beginning of every new year, comes new possibilities and resolutions that we try to achieve. We start of the year with a list to lose weight, read more, save more money and the list goes on and on. This year is no different then the years before. The possibilities for this year could endless but you should have a plan in order to achieve some or even all of them. 

This year 2017, we are staring off the year with a better plan then last year so we will see how it goes. It's the second week of the new year and our list starts with storing more food. As the months go by I will be sharing with you, our readers as to what were add this week or month. 

Starting today, January 4th, 2017 we are adding more food storage to our pantry. . The item that I love best is Honeyville. From Bakery Products, Fruits, Vegetables, Gluten Free, Flours, Grains and on and on. Honeyville has the best tasting and long-term freeze dried food storage and more. Set a budget from $50 or more and use that to add to your preparedness every month.

Now, you might say that's not the best way to buy food and you might be right, however with a 25 year shelf life, you really can't go wrong. We started purchasing Honeyville over 4 years ago and will continue to do so from today and moving forward. You see, you can never have enough food and with winter here and snow on the ground it's better to order online.

We are saving $$ for the next item,  as they are expensive but hope to order one of these by the middle to the end of the year.  The Harvest Right Food Dehydrator is manufactured in the USA and uses food that either you grow or have bought. Watch this video to learn more. 

Canning and Preserving will be essential for your long term food storage as well. Start collecting Quart and Pint jars and lids to have for canning later in the summer. Look for deals on these now as they might go up in price once the season gets under way. Look at your local bookstore for books and magazines on canning and preserving. More on this at a later date. 

 

Preparedness is for Everyday!

David and I have been preparing for many years. We have this company to help you get better prepared for whatever might come your way. We look forward to your input as we continue to build on what we have started over 5 years ago. With Amp-3 it has given us a venue to provide quality products that we produce and companies that we support that we personally have and use.

You never know what be around the corner in our lives so here are a few steps to take to help you get focused and ready. Here are a few of my favorite websites to check out:

1. A great website with many aspects to it is Survivalist Boards. This forum discussion has so many pages for you to check out from General Discussion, Off Grid, Urban Survival, Food and Water and so on. This is a vast amount of information and a great website to join and follow.

 

 

2. Off Grid Boot Camp presented by Nick Meissner. David has taken this and thought that it was the most informative, comprehensive and money well spent.

 

3. Amp-3 Recourses page is another place to get your 100 Essentials. Download the document, cross off what you already have and that helps you narrow your list down to what you need to work on. We all live on a budget but if you commit to adding to your preparedness every month you will have this list completed in no time. 

 

Stay tuned for more Preparedness items in the weeks to come. Enjoy the journey!!