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Morale is something we deal with all the time but we spend very little time nurturing the skill. Being able to boost morale in a survival situation can make all the difference.
If you have the right foods you can treat your group and they will light up. These small morale-boosting foods should be a part of your preps. The best part about this list is that they are items that last a long time. So you can put them up and be prepared to have them last.
Candy always takes the cake when it comes to boosting morale and being shelf stable. That is because sugar is a powerful preservative. Add these five to your food storage program.
Candy-Coated chocolate is a very popular item and great for boosting morale.
These multi-colored chewy candies are a favorite of many. A great item to hand out a few at a time.
Hard candies like butterscotch last forever! That is a very important part of this equation.
Similar to the butterscotch mints are delicious hard candies that will be around until the last day of it all!
Jelly beans are the perfect little snacking candies and great morale boosters that can be given out a bunch at a time.
One of the great reasons for storing this small tasty candies as morale boosters are that they can be used to ration. You can easily ration 4 M&Ms per person or something like that. It might be a lot tougher to do that with something like a regular candy bar.
While rationing might seem like a bad deal you might HAVE to do this to assure you have these foods as long as you need them.
Hiding These Foods
If you store these yummy treats you need a good place to hide them. Don’t just prepare for the people who might come to take them. You might have to hide these from your spouse or children!
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
If you can't afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.
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Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
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- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also show you how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.