And even thinking of everything is a job!
Then I started a spreadsheet with categories of dog, household (cleaning, toiletries, paper good, first aid, over the counter meds, paper & plastic goods, other), food & water (drinks, vegs, fruit, beans/legumes, whole grains, meat/poultry, fish, nuts/seeds, dairy, oils, condiments, baking supplies, spices, and mixed foods like soup, frozen meals.
Then there are the different types of emergencies: have utilities but unable to shop &/or find supplies like a pandemic LOL) vs. earthquakes/wildfire shelter at home without utilities. And then there is just plain illness/infirmity.
Deciding how long to have pantry last is another question as is where to store things and make sure nothing gets wasted. Making my head hurt but I think it is important to think through and make decisions.
So later this week we will buy some canned green beans because we have canned fruit, tomatoes and beans but no veggies as we prefer fresh or frozen. I also found out we were low on a few spices.
Last grocery store trip there wasn't any dishwasher soap or dish soap oddly. So I went to CVS and they had a few of each and I added more to our supplies along with more laundry soap. I had to pick up a gel re-freezable ice pack for the upcoming foot surgery so made the trip useful.
We also ordered some shaking activated cupboard latches to see if they will work on our kitchen cabinets. If everything falls out of your cabinets and breaks you have a dangerous broken glass & china sticky mess.
We had baby latches on the upper cabinets in our former California home and nothing in the kitchen broke during the Northridge earthquake. If these work we will get enough to finish the job. Since we thought we were going to move we hadn't really done all we need to do from a safety perspective.
I hate having to think about these things and spend the effort to manage supplies. I am not at all of the "prepper" mindset just aware that natural and health disasters happen.
Have you reconsidered you pantry or home supplies after the last 10 weeks of supply chain shortages and wanting to avoid stores?
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