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Bob Hotaling
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I'm a practical prepper.
I'm a practical prepper.

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A Sardine Warning
     This is a short post to share with
you something that I discovered while at the grocery store. As a lover of
sardines, I have a large quantity in our family's food storage. My favorite is
the Beach Cliff Fish Steaks. The larger types are just as flavor...
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Emergency Preparedness - Water Storage Containers
I'm one of those people that prefers to be prepared for interruptions in our daily life whether it is caused by something man-made or by Mother Nature. Water for drinking is the most important item we can have on hand no matter what. Many people, myself inc...
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Acorn Flour
     Two years ago I made some acorn bread from the acorns I harvested from
the large oak tree in my front yard. I made it so it could be a part of our
family Thanksgiving dinner, and the bread was a great success. Making it was a
tedious job since the acor...
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Acorn Flour
     Two years ago I made some acorn bread from the acorns I harvested from
the large oak tree in my front yard. I made it so it could be a part of our
family Thanksgiving dinner, and the bread was a great success. Making it was a
tedious job since the acor...
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Longer Term Food Storage
This week I purchased some canned black beans
from Walmart.  I know there are a lot of
people that strongly push only dehydrated or freeze-dried foods for your long term
storage. Usually that's because they're selling it and they're trying to make money off...
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My Observations on YT Preparedness Videos.
Thanks for stopping by in order to see
what I have to share with you today. I’m always on the lookout for possible
improvements to my food storage and emergency preparedness that I can utilize in
order to better serve my family in any emergency.  I’ve watch...
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Mark the Date an Item Was Opened.
     Everyone that practices
emergency preparation and storage usually ends up wondering how long will their
supplies last.   The way I answered
that question is that when I open a product, such as shampoo, I take a permanent marker and I write the “opened”...
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I Bought These Food Storage Pantry Items Today.
     It seems that accumulating the fruits and vegetables necessary
for my food storage pantry is more challenging than I expected it to be.      Not by choice, I ended up studying best-by date movement or lack thereof on store shelves
for at least a couple...
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How long do grocery store foods last before reaching the best by date?
For those folks who are considering tracking the best by date of items in their food storage pantry, this is a partial list of some items and their best by dates that I have recently purchased.  You may not like the same things that I do, but this list is i...
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THE LDS CANNERY. DO YOU TRUST IT?
     About four years ago I was getting into prepping and I bought several
cases of oatmeal from the LDS Online Store.   It seemed like it was a good price so I ordered it.   When it was delivered, I dutifully stacked
the cases in my storage room.   After a...
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