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Now’s the Time to Add Amazing Mixes to Your Preps

This week the preparedness challenge is to add baking mixes—muffin mixes, cake mixes, brownie mixes, cookie mixes, biscuit mixes, etc. to your food storage. These mixes can be purchased or prepared from scratch and can add variety to a preparedness food storage plan. Baking mixes are a convenience that can make preparing food simpler, a welcome benefit in an emergency.

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Canned Fruit

Time to Add Canned Fruits to Your Food Storage

Canned fruit is an easy food to store and convenient in an emergency. It requires no more than a can opener to have ready-to-eat food. Typical canned fruits include applesauce, peaches, pears, apricots, cherries, plums, pineapple, mandarin oranges, and many varieties of berries. Watch for them when they are on sale and stock up.

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What Can You Do to Protect Yourself in a Fuel Crisis?

Clearly, among other things, we have a fuel crisis in June 2022, and you are probably frustrated paying so much for fuel right now. Higher prices may signal that a fuel shortage is coming. How can you protect yourself if there is a fuel shortage and it’s hard to get fuel. There are a couple of things you can do. Make a habit of keeping your gas tank at least half full. When the gauge starts getting close to the half way mark, start planning your next fuel purchase. Second, store extra fuel.

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Time to Stock Up on Canned Vegetables!

Preparedness Challenge Week 23 The preparedness challenge this week is to add canned vegetables to your food supply. Why Are Canned Vegetables a Good Choice for Your Food Supply? We were recently on vacation in

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Pudding and Gelatin Mixes

Stock Up on Puddings and Gelatin Mixes

Dessert mixes might not be the most nutritious food, but they are convenient and comforting, and that goes a long way in an emergency. They add variety, and kids like them—they are familiar foods which can add some normalcy to a stressful time. You can choose instant pudding or cooked pudding, but both require milk. Of course, fruit-flavored gelatins require water and heat, and both pudding and fruit-flavored gelatins set up better if they are refrigerated.

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Three Ways to Purify Water

Three Ways to Purify Water

Clean water is extremely important! A lot of times there is water available, but it’s not safe to drink. You should assume that your water is contaminated if the culinary water system has been compromised. Boiling is recommended, but it’s only an option if you have a way to heat it along with needed  fuel. For that reason, you need redundant systems—multiple ways to obtain clean water.

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