Items to Stock Up on for Your Food Storage: May

Here is a list of goals for food storage, emergency and general grocery items for the month of May. You may find on sale in conjunction with Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, and Memorial Day sales. Take advantage of sales to save money.

Shelf Foods – BBQ sauce, Steak sauce, Mayonnaise, Relish/Pickles, Olives, Refried beans, Baked beans, Enchilada sauce, Green chilies, Taco sauce, Pancake syrup, Soda,

Toiletries – Baby diapers, Baby wipes

Paper & Cleaning – Bleach, Laundry Detergent

Freezer Foods – Strawberry jam or berries, Ground beef, Popsicles

Medical & First Aid – sunscreen, insect repellent, calamine lotion

Family Emergency Kit Supplies (items you share as a family)
5 or 6 gal. bucket or bag, bucket lid, gas shutoff, heavy duty trash bags, family first aid kit, include medicine, sewing kit, scissors, liquid hand soap, work gloves

Equipment & Fuel – Canning jars & lids, Canner, Canning tools

Emergency Prep – Establish a financial reserve, Emergency cash at home in small bills

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