Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Getting Organized-January

Tim's mom gave me this huge Binder full of ideas to get organized and get caught up on your food storage so I thought I would share them with all of you. I realize January is almost over but for those of you who can do this in the next 3 days good Luck! I have included February's also. January "I am suggesting that the time has come to get your houses in order" Pres Gordon B.Hinckley 1. prepare yearly calendar 2. organize birthday cards 3. organize special occasion cards 4. check fire extinguishers 5.clean kitchen cupboards 6. clean out kitchen drawers 7.clean kitchen and laundry appliances 8.scrub kitchen counter's 9. clean wastebaskets 10. organize kids toys Food storage Provident Living:Take inventory of food storage, decide amount needed per each family member. FHE Idea:Preparedness, how it leads to self reliance freedom and spirituality. Basic Storage: 1/2 wheat Beyond Basic Storage: multi vitamins baking soda baking powder yeast spices Non Food: wheat grinder wheat containers February 1. vacuum smoke detectors 2.move furniture & vacuum 3.clean out hall closets 4.clean wall fixtures and plugs 5.polish wooden furniture 6.clean & oil bikes 7.Clean shower doors and curtains 8.check vehicle batteries/oil/air filters etc. Food storage "Eat it up, wear it out, make it do or do without" Thrift is a practice of not wasting anything. Some people are able to get by because if the absence of expense they have their shoes resoled, they patch, they mend, they sew ad they save money. They avoid installments, buying and making purchases only after enough to pay cash thus avoiding interest charges." Pres. James E Faust Basic Storage: 1/2 wheat Beyond Basic Storage: canned vegetables dried vegetables condiments Non Food: Bedding pick and shovel can opener Provident Living: Get a food storage rotation sytem ready and working obtain additional rx, eye glasses or contacts FHE Idea: eat one whole day only from your food storage I will do the Month of March and April at the end of February, Good Luck! I hope we can get our homes in order, heaven knows I need to.


MillerTime said...

I love this post, can't wait until the end of Feb.!

Kathy said...

Great ideas. Thanks for sharing.