Tuesday, September 13, 2011

It's preparedness month... day 13

It's preparedness month! And we’re celebrating with 30 days full of tips on our favorite topic… preparedness!! If you’ve missed out on any of them, click here to take a trip through the month of September and catch up!!

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Preparedness Tip #13
Preparing for emergencies needn’t be expensive if you’re thinking ahead and buying small quantities at a time. Make a list of some foods that:

--Have a long shelf-life and will not spoil (non-perishable)
--You and your family like
--Do not require cooking
--Can be easily stored
--Have a low salt content as salty foods will make you more thirsty

Keep the list in your purse or wallet and pick up a few items each time you’re shopping and/or see a sale until you have built up a well-stocked supply that can sustain each member of your family for at least three days following an emergency.

For more great tips, visit the Red Cross online!

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