If ya been reading any length of time, you will see a small pattern where I like to exhort folks to start putting some things away for hard times.
I am absolutely glad I had after the two weeks of blizzard conditions we just had here in the Pacific Northwest.
It doesn't have to be the end of the world, everyday life is more than capable enough to throw a slider down the outside of the plate when you are expecting a curveball.
Having a ton of preps and canned goods and all these things that are good to store for long term use won't do you a bit of good if you do not know what to do with them.
Let me introduce someone who can help you out with that, Survival Cooking.
Stop by and be sure to check back, this isn't play time, it is past time to be prepared for even small emergencies.