emergency preparedness


Add money to your emergency kits - a little at a time adds up quickly!
Y’all like that song, Price Tag? It’s a goody.  Well, it’s not true.  🙂  Kind of.  This week’s emergency kit focus is going to be on the need to add money to your emergency kits….which means we can’t say it’s NOT about the  money, money, money (although it’s still fun to sing).   Affiliate links support Better on a Budget.  Thank you!   Ideally, you can put a bunch of cash away immediately, but realistically, probably not.  So, let’s focus […]

Add Money to Your Emergency Kits


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If you are looking to build your food storage, but are overwhelmed, you may be interested in this option to build food storage week by week.  I found this cool list from one of my favorite websites, The Idea Door. Affiliate links support Better on a Budget – thank you! It’s a simple way to build food storage week by week in a year. Each week you spend about $10 extra. If that’s too costly, you could certainly buy less, […]

Build Food Storage Week by Week



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*I received the product mentioned free of charge for the purposes of this review.  The opinions are mine alone.  I will NEVER recommend something I don’t truly believe in.     Affiliate links support Better on a Budget.  Thank you!   Most of you know that I am into emergency preparedness.  I don’t go as far as to worry about living in tent cities or storing items I don’t use for barter, but I do like to have items around […]

Personal Water Filters – Emergency Preparedness


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How are you doing getting some money into your emergency kits?  What kind of containers are you using?  How are you saving money so that you can afford to put some in?   (photo)     So why do you need cash in your emergency kit?  If tragedy strikes, banks and other electronic payment systems may be down and if that happens, cash is king whether for food, water or gasoline.  This month we’re aiming to add at least $20 […]

Emergency Kits – Money!



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This week let’s add some HAND SANITIZER to our emergency/72-hour kits.   via   Hand sanitizers can help prevent the spread of disease and germs almost as well as soap and water…and in emergency situations where you may not have a lot of water to spare, it can come in very handy.  Of course, if water IS available, then washing the traditional way is always best.   You can buy hand sanitizer just about anywhere.  I usually buy mine at […]

Emergency Kits – Hand Sanitizer