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Archive for March, 2012

Item of the Week

Posted by imawheatwatcher on March 29, 2012

Every Thursday I will post an “Item of the Week” to assemble our Preparedness kits. Don’t worry if you have just started and we are half way through the list. This will continue on a loop so we will eventually get back to the beginning. Start when you can, do what you can, and we will become prepared.

Right now we are gathering items for: Food for 72 hr. kits

This week we are gathering 3 fruit rolls or fruit leather. Real fruit leather is preferable to Fruit Roll-Ups, but either would work.

*Each quantity is for EVERY food kit you are making.

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Important Info. Tuesday

Posted by imawheatwatcher on March 27, 2012

Every Tuesday I will post a document that needs to be copied and put in your 72 hr. kits. Breaking it down week by week will, hopefully, make it easier to get it DONE!

This week we are gathering Medical Information.

~Dentist(s) name, address, phone #’s

~Doctor(s) name, address, phone #’s

~Eye Doctor(s) name, address, phone #’s

~Hearing (Audiologist) name, address, phone #’s

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Food Storage Recipe Monday

Posted by imawheatwatcher on March 26, 2012

Chili Frito Pie

Ingredients:

2 cans chili

1 can black beans, drained and rinsed

1 can corn, drained

1 can refried beans

1 bag chili Freetoes

2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Mix all the canned ingredients together in a bowl. Spread into a 9×13 Pyrex casserole dish. Sprinkle with cheese and about 4 cups of Freetoes. Cover with tin foil and bake at 350 until hot and bubbly clear through and cheese is melted.

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Inspirational Sunday

Posted by imawheatwatcher on March 25, 2012

“I should like to address a few remarks to those who ask, ‘Do I share with my neighbors who have not followed the counsel? And what about the nonmembers who do not have a year’s supply? Do we have to share with them?’ No, we don’t have to share—we get to share! Let us not be concerned about silly thoughts of whether we would share or not. Of course we would share! What would Jesus do? I could not possibly eat food and see my neighbors starving. And if you starve after sharing, ‘greater love hath no man than this …’ (John 15:13.)

Vaughn J. Featherstone, “I Have a Question,” Ensign, Oct. 1976, 31–32

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Item of the Week

Posted by imawheatwatcher on March 22, 2012

Every Thursday I will post an “Item of the Week” to assemble our Preparedness kits. Don’t worry if you have just started and we are half way through the list. This will continue on a loop so we will eventually get back to the beginning. Start when you can, do what you can, and we will become prepared.

Right now we are gathering items for: Food for 72 hr. kits

This week we are gathering  4 pieces of  beef jerky.

*Each quantity is for EVERY food kit you are making.

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March Wheat Watchers Notes

Posted by imawheatwatcher on March 21, 2012

This is our LAST month that the meetings are online. Next month (April) we will be back to meeting at my house at 7 pm.

Non-Food Storage Items:

Toilet Paper

Toothpaste

Toothbrush

Deodarant

Baby Wipes, even if you don’t have a baby they are handy for several things

Soap, dish and body

Paper towels or rags

Razors/Shaving Cream

Sanitizing Wipes

Sanitizer

Trash bags

Kid’s clothes, in sizes that are bigger than what your kids are in now

Candles

Matches

Shampoo/Conditioner

Lotion

First Aid Kit, with extra bandages

Lysol

These are just a few things off the top of my head. If you can think of anything else, please leave a comment. 😉

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Important Info. Tuesday

Posted by imawheatwatcher on March 20, 2012

Every Tuesday I will post a document that needs to be copied and put in your 72 hr. kits. Breaking it down week by week will, hopefully, make it easier to get it DONE!

This week we are gathering Marriage/Divorce Certificates.

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Food Storage Recipe Monday

Posted by imawheatwatcher on March 19, 2012

Taco Beans
1 can black beans, rinsed & drained
1 can kidney or pinto beans, rinsed & drained
1-2  sm cans tomato sauce (depends on how saucy you like it!)
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp chili powder (adjust for your tastes)
1/2 tsp dried oregano and/or dried cilantro
Heat through and simmer for 1 min (or I just microwave for 3 min)
* You can use this for burritos, tacos, or even cafe rio type salads.
Recipe from Lisa R.

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Inspirational Sunday

Posted by imawheatwatcher on March 18, 2012

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.”

– Marianne Williamson

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Item of the Week

Posted by imawheatwatcher on March 15, 2012

Every Thursday I will post an “Item of the Week” to assemble our Preparedness kits. Don’t worry if you have just started and we are half way through the list. This will continue on a loop so we will eventually get back to the beginning. Start when you can, do what you can, and we will become prepared.

Right now we are gathering items for: Food for 72 hr. kits

This week we are gathering 2 Ramen Noodle packages.

*Each quantity is for EVERY food kit you are making.

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