My Foray Into Food Storage

A regular gal learning about Food Storage, Home Cooking, Canning, Gardening, and more!

Let Me See A Show Of Hands… How Many Of You Wish You Could Actually AFFORD Food Storage And All The Stuff That Goes With It?

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In honor of Throwback Fridays (or are they Throwback Thursdays?), I am re-posting one of my very first posts. I bet many of you haven’t seen it, because it’s an oldie (but a goodie).

I wrote this post, because I’ve had a lot of people ask me how I build my food storage without spending extra money beyond my grocery budget. Now, in the interest of full disclosure, my hubby and I have made some purchases outside of my regular grocery budget, but we haven’t done that for some time. All the stuff I buy to store comes from my grocery budget or from saving/earning money other ways. If you’re interested in doing the same, please check out this “oldie, but goodie” post.

~ Laurie

My Foray Into Food Storage

How many of you would like to build your food storage, but money is tight, making it difficult?  How many of you would like to have a few more gadgets, like a pressure canner, vacuum sealer, etc., to make food storage cheaper and easier, but it’s nearly impossible to find that amount of money in your regular grocery budget?

I feel your pain.  I’ve been there. Sometimes there is no extra money to spend on these things.  That’s okay.  Just do what you can when you can.  If you make saving money a priority, you will be able to set a little aside to build your food storage.

Here are a few things I’ve done and am doing to “find” money within my existing grocery budget for my food storage.

1.  I started buying more basics in bulk.  I was buying bread flour from Walmart.  It was…

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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, http://forayintofoodstorage.com. Have a question about Food Storage? Email me: forayintofoodstorage@gmail.com.

2 thoughts on “Let Me See A Show Of Hands… How Many Of You Wish You Could Actually AFFORD Food Storage And All The Stuff That Goes With It?

  1. Thank you for the follow. We also store food, but are not preppers by any means. We just love to cook and want to have the ingredients on hand at all times.

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