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Forum: Prepping On A Budget 07-15-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 108
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Posted By crochet2
Good morning all!! Was able to get a family...

Good morning all!!

Was able to get a family size package of chicken thighs today for $.79 lb. The sale was only for today and tomorrow and this small store always sells out quickly. Also was...
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 06-26-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
Good afternoon all!! Was happy with my...

Good afternoon all!!

Was happy with my shopping yesterday. I am not trying to "stock up" on much as I am still trying to downsize my stockpile of food in preparation for moving.

But I could...
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 03-20-2017, 05:14 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
Good morning all!! Last week I added 2 cans...

Good morning all!!

Last week I added 2 cans of hominy to my stash. ($1 store).

Saturday, I added 4 more cans (this time 7 oz) of mild green chilis. (Walmart)

I also added 2 large jars of...
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 01-28-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
I added cans of mild green chili peppers today.

I added cans of mild green chili peppers today.
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 06-29-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
I was at Dollar Tree on Sunday and stocked up (5...

I was at Dollar Tree on Sunday and stocked up (5 boxes) of Kraft Turkey Stove Top Stuffing, and 2 boxes of pasta salad mix. I only like the Turkey flavor of the stuffing mix, and it is difficult to...
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 03-08-2016, 03:22 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
Good morning all!! Part of my shopping this...

Good morning all!!

Part of my shopping this weekend included another 2 bags of dried pinto beans. I find I like them better for veggie burgers, even salads (instead of cannellini beans). Just my...
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 02-08-2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
Good morning all!! All of my shopping at the...

Good morning all!!

All of my shopping at the grocery store yesterday were stockpiling. I bought a couple cans of cannellini beans, a couple cans of black beans, and 2 bags of dried pinto beans. ...
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 01-04-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
Good morning all!! I just read a great...

Good morning all!!

I just read a great article on starting your spring seeds now, in winter, and not having to keep them under a grow light or on a heat mat in the basement.

Please read it...
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 01-03-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
Good afternoon all!! I bought 4 boxes of...

Good afternoon all!!

I bought 4 boxes of Tetley tea bags today. They were on sale for $1.99 box, instead of $3.49 box which is what I normally start off with. I had 2 coupons for $1 off a box,...
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 12-02-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
Good morning all!! Roberta, you are so right...

Good morning all!!

Roberta, you are so right about what you can get at the dollar store, especially the ones who take mfg. coupons.

Laura, sounds like you have a virtual smorgasbord of fruit...
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 11-29-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
Good afternoon all!! Yesterday, I wandered...

Good afternoon all!!

Yesterday, I wandered into Walmart with a thought that perhaps there might be some turkeys left from Thanksgiving that would be marked down. I found the "Festive" brand on...
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 08-09-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
Good afternoon all!! I took $5 from my...

Good afternoon all!!

I took $5 from my grocery budget today to add 3 cans of tuna (3/$2), and box of 100 tea bags to my stash.

Take care all!! Norma
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 07-05-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
Good afternoon all!! I am stocking up...

Good afternoon all!!

I am stocking up slowly and deliberately on my meds in case of an emergency, or a layoff.

My biggest money saver on meds at this point was weaning myself off the...
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 06-22-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
Good afternoon all!! I always use bay leaves...

Good afternoon all!!

I always use bay leaves everywhere too. I change them yearly also.

Anna, I am a big fan of the dollar stores for health and beauty aids. They may or may not carry name...
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 06-20-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
Good morning all!! Laura, no I have never...

Good morning all!!

Laura, no I have never used a solar cooker.

In addition to water, and all the canned goods, I was thinking about cleaning, so how about hand sanitizer, and wipes for...
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 03-07-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
Good afternoon!! I was in Family Dollar...

Good afternoon!!

I was in Family Dollar and came across their clearance food section. I think they just aren't carrying what I found anymore because the dates were at least a year away.
...
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 12-20-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
Good morning all!! Roberta, Dollar Tree...

Good morning all!!

Roberta, Dollar Tree has batteries in all sizes, I believe the size D are sold in a 2-pk, but $1 I have found they last pretty well. Especially if you are taking them out in...
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 10-19-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
Good evening! I added 2 cans of creamed corn...

Good evening!

I added 2 cans of creamed corn to my stash, and used 2 cans for Cat Lover's corn and jalapeno soup for my dinner.

Take care all!! Norma
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 10-13-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
Good morning!! Anna, how did the potatoes...

Good morning!!

Anna, how did the potatoes work out? I not only used to drain mine, but also used to rinse to get off any preservatives. Because potatoes turn brown, there had to be something...
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 10-08-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
Good afternoon all: Connie, sorry about the...

Good afternoon all:

Connie, sorry about the Annie's. Any chance of finding a place that makes the powdered cheese that your family can eat?

Norma
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 09-02-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
Good morning all!! Dawn, mostly it is being...

Good morning all!!

Dawn, mostly it is being in the right place at the right time, and having the coupons with you.

I am considering buying some of the coupons for the Carefree pantiliners...
Forum: Prepping On A Budget 08-28-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,778
Posted By crochet2
Good morning all!! A couple of weeks ago,...

Good morning all!!

A couple of weeks ago, the grocery store was clearancing out Uncle Ben's Chicken au Gratin rice mixes for $.49. I had $.25 coupons which doubled, making them free. I had 20...
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