Stockpiling 101: What to Stockpile and How to Do It

December 27, 2012

Stockpiling 101: What to Stockpile and How to Do It!

Here is a picture of my stockpiling cabinets and shelves in my garage! I like to keep things simple! So, here it is….my stockpile!

    

That is the extent of my stockpile…like I said, I keep it simple! Of course I have a few things in my kitchen and bathroom, but those pictures above pretty much sum it up! Obviously, I am not an “EXTREME Couponer” (LOL) and I’ve never tried to be. I was around before that big “BOOM” of people. I know what works for me as a full-time working mommy and that’s what I do. When I was infatuated with coupons three years ago, it was a different story, but let me tell you….I threw away TONS of food! Crazy!

Here is a list of what I currently stockpile, simply because I use it the MOST (that’s what you should stockpile too…what you use the MOST!):

  1. Laundry Soap
  2. Fabric Softener
  3. Bleach
  4. Paper Towels, Toilet Paper & Tissue
  5. Foil, Plastic Wrap & Baggies
  6. Antibacterial Wipes
  7. Air Freshners
  8. Personal Care Items: Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Wash, Toothpaste, Mouth Wash, Dental Floss, Tampons, Pantiliners, etc.)
  9. Cleaning Supplies
  10. Drinks (Water, Soda, Juice, etc.)
  11. Dog Food
  12. Cereal
  13. Tea
  14. Gum
  15. Snacks (For my kiddos school parties and sporting events)
  16. Canned Food (Fruit, Veggies, etc.)
  17. Condiments (Ketchup, Mustard, Steak Sauce, Seasonings, etc.)

I hope this has helped you! Check out my other Household Saving Tips to help you get started or to learn more on saving on everyday living essentials! It’s a lot easier than you may think!

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Coupon Gal December 29, 2012 at 4:25 pm

That’s so funny CJ! My stockpile is in my garage also! Perfect place ;-)

Christy,
Coupon Gal

2 Coupon Gal December 29, 2012 at 4:24 pm

Thank you Leticia!! I agree…enough is enough ;-)

Christy,
Coupon Gal

3 leticia December 29, 2012 at 12:42 pm

i love your stock pile that’s how mine is i keep it simple i do my little deals don’t buy coupons just get the paper and that’s enough for me

4 CJ December 29, 2012 at 11:47 am

looks perfect and not overdone!!!! that’s how we have ours….we joke and call it the ‘store’ because it’s located in our garage…..

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