My Grandparents were diligent about being prepared and food
storage. They even built plenty of
storage in their home so they could properly store food. There are two large storage rooms in the
basement dedicated to food storage and a third storage room for water and hygiene items.
Each room there are walls lined with bottles and bottles of canned fruit, boxed
food, water by the gallons and much much more!
would sneak up loads of expired food and put it in the garbage. There efforts were great, but there still is
a lot of food despite hauling out a ton of old food. There is still more to be disposed of and removed.
aunts cleared out most of the upstairs and a good amount of their things in the
basement. They did however leave some
food in the cupboards in the kitchen. I
went through the food and got rid of some of the food that was a little too
expired for my likings or things my family wouldn’t eat. Here are some of the food treasures I found….
Delight Imitation Maple Syrup marked $0.47.
Looked as runny as water.
One not terribly old (within the last five years!) and was completely
dehydrated and the contents rattled. The
other can was oozing black goo from the side of the can. Eww.
Go straight from the freezer to the microwave. A product that I have
never seen before. It looked like it
might have come from the 80’s when ziplocks were in their infancy.
that expired in 1995. I was still in
high school. They were each for
$.50/off. They are still offering the
same amount off 17 years later!
Safeway in this area, perhaps 30ish???
and Grandpa’s basement in all of it’s glory!
Just yesterday I spent time clearing out gallon upon gallon of water stored in old plastic jugs. From juice jugs to clorox bottles. I think I emptied 40+ gallons of water and I am going to see if I can take the mountain of plastic jugs to a recycle center. I still have yet to empty all of the water that is stored in glass jugs! Wish me luck!
Happy Cleaning and Clearing!