Warm weather provides a “window of time” to prepare for a potentially harsh winter ahead. There is the possibility of unpredictable weather such as snowstorms and natural disasters as well as lingering health concerns. Some predict that COVID-19 and the flu will create a possible second round of shutdowns and shelter-in-place requirements. Due to the range of uncertainty, there is a desire to keep everyone safe and “holed up” for the cold, winter months that lie ahead.
I am beginning to stock up and shop in a reasonable, calculated, thoughtful-of-others fashion. Yet, storing these emergency supplies in preparation for the undetermined seasons may be a challenge with current closet sizes and organization patterns.
Here are five pantry organization tips to stash emergency supplies: