Featured Post from Living Frugal, Not Cheapby, 10-29-2008 at 12:12 PM (Living Frugal, Not Cheap)
I've always had a little bit of a stockpile, because growing up I lived in places where it might snow overnight and leave you unable to get out of your house or driveway for a few days. So everyone had a few cans of soup or beans in the pantry just in case.
In more recent years various events have convinced me that a larger stockpile of food items and emergency supplies is not a bad idea. One January we spent 4 days in the house with no heat or electricity due to a bad ice storm. ...