So, How Long Does Bottled Water Last?

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Humans can survive for only three days without water, so you’ll certainly want to have water supplies stockpiled in your emergency stores. However, just because you have a lot of water stored in your home doesn’t mean it’s safe to drink. In fact, bottled water has a surprisingly short shelf life, which is important to … Read more

Beans Stockpile: How to Store Enough for SHTF

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Long-term storage requires stability, nutritional balance, and cost. There’s no wonder preppers love beans. They have it all! Carbohydrates for energy, protein for structure, and versatility! Last but not least, they are cheap. Preppers love beans so much they form the foundation of the prepper mantra “Beans, Bullets, and Bandages.” To a prepper, beans represent … Read more

Rice Storage: How to Store Large Amounts

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As the saying goes… Rice is nice! The world uses rice. The world needs rice. In some parts of the world, the majority of a person’s calories come from rice. This is their main food and they use extensively. Or it’s their only food. In times of need, rice is the first food brought by … Read more

For How Long Can You Store Water?

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Water is one of life’s essentials, so it should certainly be part of your emergency stockpile, as well as your daily habit of staying hydrated. But, just how long can you store water for before it becomes dangerous? Purified water that’s stored in a properly sanitized container in cool, dry, and dark conditions can be … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Oxygen Absorbers

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In a true emergency, having a substantial stockpile of food is critical for survival. Without food, it’s unlikely that we can survive for more than a few weeks, even in the best of circumstances. So, it’s essential that we have an adequate supply of food in our emergency stores for when SHTF. Unfortunately, simply having … Read more

How to Stockpile and Store Water

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Water is truly the life blood for all of us. The average adult can only survive for about 3 days without fresh water to drink. In fact, a loss of just 10% of fluid in your body can quickly become fatal. So for anyone who is trying to prepare for a crisis, the ability to … Read more

Here’s the Deal with Expiration Dates

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40% of store bought food in America is thrown out unused, according to the National Resources Defense Council. That is about $218 billion of food wasted every year. About ⅕th  of this is caused by 90% of Americans throwing food out prematurely, for fear of eating it after the safety dates. Having a sound understanding … Read more