emergency preparedness & winter prep
I found a great site, ShelfReliance, that presents lists of what you might need, emphasis on the might. It seems to me that the emergency preparedness list is a bit of over-kill, but I did glean from the site these items that every home in the county should have on hand before the winter storm season:
Food Stuffs - The Shelf Reliance food calculator will itemize a list of what you need to have on hand to feed your family for a month (or more, you can pick the amount of time). These estimates are customized for your family size and family members' ages.
According to them, if I had all this, we would be just fine if we were stormed in for month.
Vegies: remember that they are selling these items in cans, so of course they are advocating canned items. Nevertheless, I think the recommendations of quantity are sound, regardless of form:
Emergency - I added some items to this list
Light and Information:
Shelter: in case the windows blow out or trees fall on your roof
Health & Hygiene:
:: one year ago today: first storm of the season