Hey can we talk?

We are all watching the news of our nation and the world swirl into greater levels of chaotic insanity, and i wanted to check in with you. How are you doing? What are you doing?

I do want to urge you to buy a few more groceries, and put aside some things for winter. More food processing plants have burned or been destroyed, resulting in more potential food shortages this winter. Yes, i was at the grocery store and it doesn’t look like a shortage – yet. But the indicators are there. So are you making a plan for your winter survival?

Here are a few things that are recommended to stock up on:

  • Rice
  • Dry Beans
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Canned Meat (I am not a fan of this, but i put a few cans on the shelf)
  • mayo
  • ketchup
  • broth or boullion
  • jarred tomato sauce
  • sauerkraut
  • oatmeal
  • root vegetables like potatos, sweet potatos, onions, garlic
  • jars of your favorite herbs and spices
  • coffee
  • tea
  • honey
  • toilet paper, and paper towels
  • and pick up seasonal fruits – like apples, pears, peaches
  • Do you have a pet? Plan ahead for them too… and stockpile their food

that is the short list…. but make some plan to have a little more on hand should the shortages begin. Wisdom says to plan ahead, and should this never be needed it can be donated to a food pantry at some point. I hope you are planning ahead, preparing for what experts tell us will be a hard winter.