Ever wonder how many pounds are in a 5 gallon bucket of rice? Knowing how many cans or buckets to buy of a given food storage item can be confusing. Often, food storage calculators recommend so many pounds per person of different foods, but those same foods are usually sold in gallons and cans, not by the pound. Read here and use the included printable to learn how many pounds of some common food storage items are inside the containers in which they are normally sold.
You may have family and friends who are uninterested in emergency preparedness or who feel it’s too hard to get started. I have some suggestions that may help them get more involved with getting prepared.
It’s easy to forget how dependent we have become on electricity until we lose power. In this article, learn more about how you can prepare now to cook, stay warm, maintain communication with others, and more in the event of a power outage.
Taking steps now to prepare for an earthquake can help your family stay safer. Use these tips and the included printable checklist to make a plan to be more earthquake ready.