My Foray Into Food Storage

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Do you have a survival kit? We do, and we used it…


This couple made their own 72 hour kits (survival or emergency kits). They used a very sensible approach and used everyday items. Please read how they did it and consider what you can do to prepare for the unexpected earthquake, snowstorm, etc.

14 Weeks Worth of Socks

I am the first to admit that I’m super organised.  I like lists and I like to be prepared, so a survival kit was something that I started to get  serious about a few years back.  I never in my wildest dreams thought I’d actually need to use it.  Like many, I thought “it won’t happen to us”.  But then it did and we used it.

We were lucky, we didn’t really need to use it to survive, but to have a major natural disaster and have comfort in the fact we could easily survive the recommended 3 days was great!

Meanwhile, people who weren’t prepared stripped the supermarkets of … well pretty much everything.  I can only assume that there are a large percentage of people who have absolutely nothing to eat in their homes to last more than a few hours.

There are pre-made kits you can buy…

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Author: Laurie Nguyen

I am a happily married, stay at home mom with four sons, ages 24, 22, 18, and 14. I'm not a professional blogger, and I'm certainly not a foodie or a chef. But I like food, so I think I'm qualified to write about my own life experience with food. Want to be a little more prepared for the unexpected? Check out my Food Storage Blog, Have a question about Food Storage? Email me:

2 thoughts on “Do you have a survival kit? We do, and we used it…

  1. I live with a collector of EVERYTHING (hubby) so we are all set!


  2. Yes, absolutely! I am a prepper and have everything that would ever need and more. Also carry a backpack in all of our cars incase we need them! 🙂


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