Prepping on a Budget

It’s easy for me to sit here and tell you to go out and spend money on a bunch of items for your bug-out bag. From emergency food and water to clothing and blankets and boots and all sorts of other things, it can add up. But I know there are plenty of people like me who are very budget conscious when it comes to all of our spending – including the money we spend on prepping.

So, today I want to give you ideas for prepper items you can find at your local dollar store. All of them will come in handy if you have to bug out or if you stay hunkered down during an emergency. And, of course, all of them are inexpensive.

  • Advil and antacids
  • Bandanas and bottled water
  • Canned food and can openers
  • Duct tape and dental floss
  • Extra eyeglasses and elastic bandages
  • First-aid kit and flashlight
  • Gauze and gloves
  • Hand sanitizer and hydrogen peroxide
  • Lip balm and lotions
  • Matches and a mesh bag
  • Poncho and playing cards
  • Sewing kit and socks
  • Toothbrush and tote bag

Of course, there are countless other items you can get on the cheap for your bugout bag. Let me know what other ones you would recommend for our readers.


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