Archive | December, 2009

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Excuse #5: I’M TOO OVERWHELMED

My Excuse: I’ve avoided buying food storage in the past because it was just too overwhelming: How much is a one year supply? I can’t even envision it! Once I’ve collected it, how do I maintain it? It can be very difficult to determine just what a 1 year supply is for your family. Do […]

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Excuse #4: I CAN’T AFFORD IT

My Excuse: I’ve avoided buying food storage in the past because I was afraid I couldn’t afford it. I don’t want to go into debt for my food storage, but in order to purchase it, I will have to spend money! THRIVE Life (formerly Shelf Reliance)’s Solutions: The usability of THRIVE foods makes these products […]

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Excuse #3: FOOD STORAGE ISN’T HEALTHY OR WELL ROUNDED

My Excuses: In the past I’ve avoided buying food storage because it didn’t seem very well rounded to me. When I thought of food storage, I thought of wheat, rice, beans, and powdered milk. The only way I could think of to store produce and meat was canned or dehydrated and those options don’t have […]

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Excuse #2: IT WILL GO BAD BEFORE I USE IT

My Excuses: In the past I’ve avoided buying food storage because I was afraid I would waste it. I had a good long term supply of grains & beans, and I used those items occasionally. However, I’d struggled to find a suitable way to store large amounts of fruits, vegetables, dairy, meat and oil for […]

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Excuse #1: I DON’T KNOW HOW TO USE IT

My Excuses: In the past, I have avoided food storage because I didn’t know how to use it. If I were to have to eat solely out of my food storage for an extended period of time, I would want things I like to eat and know how to prepare. This became even more important […]

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