Inventory Blankets and Warm Accessories • October Prep Challenge #2

Fall can bring cooler temperatures, so your October week two prep challenge is to inventory blankets, and warm accessories like beanies, mittens, and gloves. Then gather a few of these warm items for your 72-hour kit. Which of these warm clothing item will vary depending on your climate, but in an emergency when the furnace is off you will want warmer accessories.

Inventory Blankets and Warm Accessories • October Prep Challenge #2

1. Inventory Blankets and Warm Accessories

Many of us have blankets and quilts, but have you ever taken an inventory of them?

  • Look throughout your home to see if you have enough blankets to keep everyone warm during a power outage.
  • How much is enough? Just think of your baby, children or grandchildren in a 45-degree house and you’ll figure it out.
  • If your child’s favorite blanket gets dirty during a disaster, is there another one to replace it?
  • Also, inventory beanies, mittens and gloves.
  • Wash your blankets and warm accessories, and store them where everyone can find them.

2. Add Warm Accessories to Your 72-Hour Kit

As you inventory blankets and warm accessories, you’ll be ready to face the cold.

Best wishes, stay healthy and warm!

Valerie Albrechtsen
The Food Storage Organizer

NOTES: You are never behind with my prep challenges. Just jump right in with this week. Want to see more prep challenges? Go here. And if you are new, go to my Start Here page. Purchase The Keep it Simple Preparedness Guide for $5 from my Etsy shop. Need more motivation? Follow me on FacebookInstagram, and Pinterest.

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