Power Outages don’t happen often but when they do one must wonder if we should do something more aggressive than keep a flashlight and candles handy. I was worried about the food in the freezer melting but different blogs suggest that a full freezer will last 48 hours while a half freezer will last 24 hours.
You may have some of the items already, such as food, water and a batteryoperated or wind-up flashlight. Pingback: Surviving Winter Short Cuts & Hot Tip Live Hacks or How a Pair of Socks Will Save You!! The worst part about Summer ending is it means Fall and Winter are on their way with brutal weather and often dangerous storms. In this quick video, I share some tips to help you prepare your family, home and vehicle for the upcoming winter.
After an emergency, you can use the American Red Cross website to register yourself and your family as Safe and Well so that loved ones know you are okay. Before Fall and Winter, it’s a good idea to get your house ready for colder weather and possible emergencies brought on by severe storms.

Follow these tips and pack up your emergency kits and keep your family and home safe this winter. Download and Print this Emergency Preparedness Checklist and Emergency Checklist Vehicle for FREE. Find more resources and ideas on our Safety Tips – Protecting All You Love Pinterest Board. About SusanSusan Carraretto and her identical twin, Janice Croze, created 5 Minutes for Mom in 2006.
This power outage kit ships enclosed in a nice blue heavy duty canvas bag for easy storage.
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While most power outages don’t last long, every household should have an emergency plan, just in case.
That way, your kit will be more portable and each person can personalize his or her own grab-and-go emergency kit.

Plan and keep some of those items needed in a rubbermaid tote to have easy access all in one spot, when you will need to hunker down and stay at home in the cold. You want to talk to your kids about the preparations and ensure they feel relaxed and confident that you all have a plan to stay safe. If you live in areas that are hit with winter storms you hopefully will already be prepared with your supplies. For those that are in other areas, but still have winter every year, it is a good idea A to always have an emergency kit ready.. Keep it in a backpack, duffle bag or suitcase with wheels, in an easy-to-reach, accessible place, such as your front-hall closet.

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