Thursday, April 28, 2011

Using The Q to Create Your Home Store

Using the Q is a great way to create your Home Store. It is pay as you go food storage!

We know you are busy! At Shelf Reliance we know you don't have time for last-minute trips to the grocery store. By creating your Home Store you will always have the freshest ingredients when you need them! Your onions will already be chopped. Your hamburger meat will already be browned and ready to go! And you will never run out of milk or eggs again!

The Q is invaluable when setting up and maintaining your Home Store. Setting up your Q takes just a few simple steps!

Use The Thrive Planner

With the Thrive Planner all the stress is taken out of food storage. You want to be using the food in your Home Store, and you need to replenish this stock. With the Planner this is an easy task! Just enter in your families specific information. You input the "duration" of food you'd like to store in your family's Home Store (For Example: 3 months, or 1 year). Next you simply input the age and gender of your family members. Using this information the planner assesses daily calorie needs. The planner also uses the USDA Food pyramid to determine proper food portions. This allows the Thrive Planner to  help you store the proper amounts of dairy, grains, fruits, vegetables, and other foods in your Home Store.

Add & Edit

After you use the Planner to create a well-rounded Home Store Plan, you simply add it to your Q. You can easily add products to your Q, or delete those you know you will not use. It is completely customizable. Keep in mind your family's taste. What are your favorite recipes? Do you frequently run out of milk? Do you use lots on onions? If no one in your family eats olives, you may consider removing them from your Q. Here in the Crawford Home we eat LOTS of Strawberries. I fear one day I will wake up to a house full of family members who have turned into big plump red berries!! So, I have Strawberries as a top priority on my Q. This is your Q, to create your family's Home Store. Customise it any way you would like!! If you have any questions, send me a message! I will be happy to help you create/edit a Q that is perfect for your family!

Set a Budget

Set your monthly budget. Think about how much of your food dollars you would like to reallocate to Thrive. Are you planning on using mostly Thrive meats? Will you be purchasing lots of produce or mostly using the fresh freeze dried produce in your Home Store? Remember, you can adjust your Q budget is needed, or even pause shipments.

Sit Back & Relax

Shelf Reliance will send your products right to your front door, on the day of your choose each month. No need to coupon or compare prices. No waiting in long lines at the grocery store. No last second dashes to the store for forgotten bread or milk. You just sit back, relax, and the food comes to your door! No hassle! And, as an added bonus, with the Q you can earn great rewards for FREE stuff!!

To get started with the Q, pop on over to my website Tawny's Thriving Home and get started. If you have any questions along the way, I am here for ya!

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