The first week of May here in Saskatchewan is a week of sunshine, blue skies and gloriously warm temperatures. With such beautiful weather, I can’t help but feel like nothing in the world could go wrong. But the first week of May is also Emergency Preparedness Week, a time to make sure that your house and family are ready for the unexpected. If you’re not sure where to start, Duracell Canada has a handy checklist and some tips just for you! Print them out and make sure you’re ready for anything!
I didn’t realize until I read through this list just how many emergency items we needed to add to our house. And the items we did have weren’t conveniently packed together. Instead, batteries, bandages and non-perishible food were in different places on different stories of the house…not the best situation in case of an emergency! That’s why I’m making it my mission to assemble a proper emergency kit for my household over the next seven days. [Read more…]