Today’s task should be pretty simple if you are taking our Day 16 challenge of 3-Days Without. Now I am not one that goes out and buys specialized food items for my preparedness kit. I buy items that I will use routinely, so most items get rotated out regularly. I usually grab a couple extra dollars worth of these items about every other time I go grocery shopping, so I never really run out. There are always at least 4 cans of this, and 4-5 cans of that in my pantry. I also watch when there is a sale on certain items and I will buy an additional case. I have on occasion purchased items I know I can eat, but don’t often and keep them on hand also for an emergency.
It’s surprising what you find in your cupboards when you clean them out. A few weeks back, I had a little burst of energy on a weekend, and the next thing you know, I had cleaned out, wiped down everyone of my kitchen cupboards. I threw out a few dry goods, I just didn’t trust any longer as I realized they had been open for a while. As I went through the different items, I found myself noticing the expiration dates… Some were easy to spot, while others not so easy.
DAY 17 ACTIVITY:
2 Pts – Take a marker pen and go through your pantry and clearly mark the expiration dates on your items!
Bonus: Honestly share what you found or any revelations you stumbled upon as you completed this task.
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