Articles from Kaytastrophy

  1. Getting Food Supplies

    Let's explore how to feed our family on a tight budget for several reasons but foremost so we can have money to buy food for our family preparedness. I decided to write an article on the topic of thrift, stretching your food budget and also learning to cook the things we will have to be eating after an economic collapse or a disaster of any kind happens. When we buy a larger quantity than we need for the week then we can spread it over another week or two for a meal here and there. I will...
  2. Just get started! Take the first step!

    This article is for the newbies to Prepping for survival. I do not want to overwhelm you with everything at one time. Let's get organized and think logically. Don't go to the warehouse store and buy 500 lbs of rice and beans and nothing else because you run out of money. Let's start with looking at what your family likes to eat the most. Can you think about the regular meals you make every month or every other week? I will use my family as an example. We have 3 in our household and we have...
  3. Ominivore or Vegetarian?

    I am one of those people who has wasted my time canning beef, chicken, pork, venison, and meat stews, and soups. I have readmany comments on survival sites about how canning meats are a waste of time.They say that people can hunt for their meat or live a vegetarian lifestyle. Isay both are non-sustainable. I believe the animals that are considered meatsources will be hunted to near extinction and vegetarian lifestyle will not begiving you enough calories to do the hard work you will need to...
  4. 30 Categories Needed for Food Storage

    This is my list for food storage items we should have in our permanent short, intermediate and long term storage. It is not a question of what will be sold out first because we hope to have these essentials when we need it and not have to buy after a catastrophe.... 1. Water, water source, water treatment supplies such as plain bleach and filters. 2. Grains, wheat berries with grain mill, corn, oatmeal, flour, grits, rice,and other grains. 3. Pasta's such as macaroni, spaghetti, egg...
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