Last Activity:07-23-2011 10:58 AM
Posted in thread: Get ready for soaring food prices on 07-23-2011 at 04:54 PM
Kai22....wow, what part of Cali are you in? Those prices are horrendous. I will not buy ground
beef when it is a high, up here, of $3.29 a pound, just will not do it.As for other prices for
Posted in thread: "Mountain House" meals on 07-18-2011 at 03:26 AM
Kai, that's awesome what you're doing, making those dehydrated meals! Keep us posted on future
efforts!Your potatoes won't turn dark if you crush a vitamin C tablet, dissolve it in water,
and dip your...
Posted in thread: Dollar Tree medical finds! on 07-18-2011 at 03:24 AM
Was doing my monthly shopping trip and DH suggested we stop in the Dollar Tree store to have a
look around. I had no idea the medical stuff (and everything is $1!) that can be found there! I
Posted in thread: How about Martial arts? on 07-18-2011 at 03:17 AM
I have trained in both Judo (extensively) and Taekwondo. I was also an assistant instructor for
self defense classes that were full contact. The instructor's belief was like what BillM said -
Posted in thread: Fire Extinguishers on 07-18-2011 at 02:59 AM
I have fire extinguishers in the kitchen and hall closet. I'd like a couple more. For outside
fire protection, we've got a creek out back with a gas powered portable pump. My local firemen
were nice e...
Posted in thread: What food products will you miss? on 07-18-2011 at 02:42 AM
Molson, Labatt's and Killian's.For those that said Chap Stick, small items like that are easy
to get a lifetime supply and then you'll never do without. I found it seems cheapest to get it
from a Stor...
Posted in thread: Get ready for soaring food prices on 07-09-2011 at 02:25 AM
The largest price increases I've noticed have been in red meat and seafood. I was buying twin
packs of beef roasts from Sam's and canning them. Usually the cost was $13 to $15. Even then,
by the time ...
Posted in thread: "Mountain House" meals on 07-09-2011 at 02:16 AM
I got a vacuum sealer about three weeks ago and have been using it like crazy! How did I ever
live without this thing? I am actually doing my first experiment making homemade Mountain House
Posted in thread: What's your favorite source for bulk wheat? on 07-09-2011 at 02:09 AM
OUCH!! Dang! Don't you have any feed stores nearby?No feed stores anywhere nearby. :( Basically
nothing is here. We are rural mountains and sometimes it's such a pain to buy the most basic of
Posted in thread: It has begun ;) on 07-09-2011 at 02:03 AM
The 2011 canning season has begun :)I started today, with strawberries. The strawberries are
finally in, despite the cool, wet conditions here. The UPick strawberry farm run by a friend of
mine is on ...