Food storage are you and your family prepared? Most people don’t like to think about the possibilities of a food shortage. If you are the type of person who thinks it won’t happen to you, please wake up. Reality is it can happen tsunamis, hurricanes, snow storms, tornados, droughts, earth quakes, floods, shaky global economy the list goes on and on we do not live in a perfect world.
The second part of your electrical system should be a small wind charger. 400 Watt models are modestly priced and readily available. Combining a wind charger with your solar system will greatly increase the amount of power you have available.
A sewage backup into the toilet is caused by problems often deep within the sewage line. If you cannot handle the problem on your own, then seek out a professional to come over and clear it.
Small notepad and a writing device. Draw maps, reflect, sketch, laundry list, it’s essential these days to have a pad and paper available to record any thoughts that could slip your mind completely. sometimes these thoughts can’t be recovered. Prevents losing thoughts promotes attention to detail.
The most important thing you can do in advance of a tornado is to identify where you will wait out the storm. When you have identified the safest place in your home, put together a “twister kit” that you can store right there. If you have a basic tornado bag stored in your safe place you won’t have to take precious time gathering necessary supplies before you take cover. This could save your life if a fast-moving tornado is headed in your direction.
A stomach virus can hit at any time, and getting to the store may not be an option, especially with a child who may loose their stomach contents at any time. To avoid calling friends and family, and possibly spreading the virus to them, making an emergency Kit for your children is the best way to start helping your child feel better right away.
Stock up on bottled water if you have a well pump: Buy 3 or 4 2-3 gallon containers of water and store them in the back of a closet or the basement. You will need this water to drink, cook with, wash dishes and brush your teeth. Water will also be needed to flush the toilet. If you intend to reuse plastic water bottles, the Food & Drug Administration recommends washing the bottle with hot, soapy water between uses.
There are several recipes that you can follow based on the stocks in your storage kit. You may want to practice on them so that eating emergency food will somehow feel like eating real food.