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  1. Preparedness and Survival
    Just thought I would let you guys know this. I have looked at internet prices for 5 gallon plastic buckets, and gamma seal lids for storing various foods. The lids were around 6 bucks each, and the buckets were more than I wanted to pay. I was in Menards a while back, and they had the buckets...
  2. General Chat
    Have you thought about it? It's probably inevitable. Now what? What are you going to be doing differently? I guess I will pretty much give up all driving but to pick up necessities. Heck, I don't know, if the way prices keep going up if we will be able to afford even the necessities...
  3. Preparedness and Survival
    I just so happen to find a blue water container that you can put water in. So.....6 gallons are water are in it. Now.....(dumb question)..... should this just be for drinking water or is this considered water that you can't drink since it will be in that container. I am asking because when you...
  4. General Chat
    My mouth dropped to the floor last night when my family night that was suppose to be "having a good time" turned into (for me anyway) worry when my family night ended.. running into Super Walmart real quick for a couple of items which obviously milk was on the list and I saw the price for the...
  5. Automotive
    Very cool - If you happen to live in one of the handful of states with the program: Walmart Slashes Gas Prices by 10 Cents a Gallon
  6. Freebies
    Be on the lookout for future offers from Ziploc® and other great brands from SC Johnson. Thank you for registering for a chance to receive one 15-count box of gallon size Ziploc® Brand Freezer Gallon Bags with the Smart Zip™ Seal. The first 2,500 eligible registrants will receive one box of...
  7. General Chat
    This article If Libyan unrest spreads, gas could reach $5 - USATODAY.com Says "If political unrest in Libya spreads to other oil-rich countries and the ensuing chaos disrupts crude oil production, gas prices could hit $5 a gallon by peak summer driving season, industry analysts say." it also...
  8. General Chat
    I bought 12 of them to store sugar,flour,salt,oats and other dry goods..do you think that these glass containers are better than the plastic containers w/lids that I bought from some beprepared site are just as good? I figured that the glass jars would all fit on the top shelfs in my...
  9. Freebies
    Pour One More - Enter Now! You will sign up your info and then it will tell if your an instant winner This one is a little misleading in the title, you enter your info and then you either are an instant winner or not but it does say I have a coupon in my email. I'm going over to see what I got.
  10. Stockpiling
    how many pounds of grain can you store in one 5 gallon bucket?
  11. Stockpiling
    well i just got 10 1 gallon used pickle jars.i stoped at a local mom and pop diner -you knoe the one,s that have a lunch counter and a few tabbles -well i had to go park around back as there was no empty places on the street and i saw empty gallon pickle jars just stacked out side the rear door...
  12. Question and Answer
    Does anyone remember the gallon shampoos that they used to have at the grocery store like egg shampoo and so forth? I have been looking high and low for those and can't seem to find them anywhere. Were they just a product of the 70s or something else. I remember them being very inexpensive...
  13. Question and Answer
    Does anyone know where I can get large gallon widemouth plastic jars at a REASONABLE price? I found the perfect jars earlier, 10 inches high and 5.9 inches wide. A reasonable price, but when I went to checkout to check shipping, there was a "small quantity" charge of $15.00 bringing the total...
  14. Hot deals
    I went to aldis today and found some good buys. Milk all types $1.49 a gallon limit 4. Strawberries .99 a pound already packaged no limit.Eggs .69 centso limits.
  15. Freebies
    free GALLON of WINDSHIELD Washer FLUID form NAPA!! only available in these STATES only WA,OR,UT,WY,MONTANA,NEVADA, http://www.asknapahow.com/asknapa/napa_free_stuff.aspx Sign up for the newletters and receive a coupun for a free gallon of washer fluid.
  16. Green Living
    Can you guys tell me some ways to repurpose 1/2 gallon milk cartons? The paper ones with the spout. I am seeking to minimize my garbage and reuse everything that I possibly can. I realize that this is one item I throw away regulary. Any ideas?
  17. General Chat
    last week I had purchased a Half gallon size of OJ. I had my DD get it and put it in the shopping cart and put away when we got home. I pulled it out today and thought, man this looks so much smaller. I looked at the ounce size. IT SHRUNK..... by 5 ounces. Very suttle of the company...
  18. Just Tips
    I'm working hard at holding myself accountable and responsible by not wasting anything I can find other uses for. It just kills me that my water heater is so far from my kitchen faucet that it wastes one whole gallon of soft water before the water is hot enough to start the dishwasher, or put...
  19. Green Living
    I've found 3 good uses for them in the greenhouse: A. Cut to make plant labels. Use them over and over. B. Use them to make a seedling waterer (works best with the type with a push on cap) : 1. Cut the top of the bottle off an inch or two below the handle 2. Use an awl to push holes through...
  20. Just Tips
    Hi all! I read the earlier thread on uses for jars because I am looking for inspiration concerning the 30 or so gallon jars that I have in my shed. I am using them for the following ideas but the jars are bigger than my imagination. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I'd hate to waste...
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