Stockpiling 100 Boxes of Cereal???

I get asked all the time, "What is a good stockpile number of items to have?" My answer is always the same, it depends on the size of your family and your needs.

I shop for six people, (this includes four teenagers) so our stockpile is likely very different from someone who stockpiles for just two people.

Let's talk cereal---since we can usually always get it for free or close to it.

A family who goes through five boxes of cereal per week (eating cereal for breakfast and as a late night snack) might buy 100 boxes as that is only 5 month supply for them!

A family of two would not need to buy 100 boxes just for themselves because I doubt a family of two would eat five boxes of cereal in a weeks time!

So, for a larger family, it's really not outrageous to stockpile 100 boxes of cereal when you can get it for free or close to it!

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