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There’s an old joke that when the SHTF, toilet paper will be worth its weight in gold. That might sound like a silly exaggeration, but it’s not far from the truth. Toilet paper is so cheap and plentiful that people tend to take it for granted, but the moment they run out, getting more becomes a top priority.
This isn’t just true of toilet paper. There are lots of cheap items that we take for granted every day. Things like soap, toothpaste, Lysol, trash bags, painkillers, feminine hygiene products, and hundreds of other little things will become incredibly valuable if the economy collapses.
If you’re stockpiling for a doomsday scenario, don’t forget to stock up on all these little things. Not only will you need them for yourself, you can use them for bartering if money becomes worthless or too hard to come by. Here’s a list of 25 items that could be worth their weight in gold someday.
Bonus: How To Grow a Backyard Supermarket
Having a backyard supermarket will allow you to grow pork and beef, chicken, organic eggs, non-GMO fresh fruits and veggies, including all the essential components you need to make your food staples, desserts, and even drinks.
If you are willing to put in a little elbow grease, this isn't too good to be true. The good news is that some of this can be automated.
Our great-grandfathers and great-grandmothers did this every single day. It's called "homesteading", and it can help you save money on food, furniture, tools, clothes, and much more!
This is as self-sufficient as it gets. Watch this eye-opening video to learn more:
Homesteading will take you back to the roots of your ancestors. It's not only a healthy, stress-reducing pursuit, it's a lifestyle.