Whether you lose power from a hurricane, wind storm, downed tree, or flood, food safety during severe weather is important. If your power goes out, you should know how to keep the food in your refrigerator and freezer safe.  Follow these easy steps to save money and keep your family safe from food poisoning.

Infographic depicting how to practice food safety before, during, and after a power outage

How to charge your cell phone off your land line if the power is out. photo credit DIYHacksAndHowTos

Emergency power from a phone line - Legalities be damned! (although, if this were a real zombie apocalypse there would be no phone lines either.

A rocket stove burns so efficiently that it ensures almost complete combustion prior to the flames reaching the cooking surface, so there is virtually no smoke. And they're easy to make! Click through to find out how as part of your emergency preparedness plan in case of a power outage.

How to Build a Rocket Stove

A rocket stove burns so efficiently that it ensures almost complete combustion prior to the flames reaching the cooking surface, so there is virtually no smoke. Click through to find out how as part of your emergency preparedness

Power Outage Essentials - Power Outage Kit - How to Choose the Essentials & Power it with Duracell #PrepWithPower  #cbias #shop

Power Outage Kit - How to Choose the Essentials To Create Your Own

Power Outage Essentials - Power Outage Kit - How to Choose the Essentials & Power it with Duracell

For power outages: use solar yard lights as night lights indoors. Safer for kids than candles and they last a long time!

For power outages: use solar yard lights as night lights indoors. Safer for kids than candles and they last a long time! Also awesome idea for nightlight bathroom torches for kids afraid of the dark when they have to go pee at night

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How to survive 3 days without power

Facing an extended power outage can be a daunting thing. But being prepared in these six simple ways will bring peace of mind and confidence.

Wow... Power outage in the cold of winter? You never know when you might need a heat source. This "life hack" is brilliant and simple as long as you keep the necessary items on hand: Bricks, terra cotta pot, tealight candles, matches.

What Do You Know, Clay Pots Not Just for Gardens Any More

You can heat an entire room with this Terra-cotta pot turned space heater. You need a clay pot, some large bricks, and some candles. A good thing to know in case the power goes out this winter.

Do you have a power outage kit for your kids? Check out our tips on what to put in yours to be prepared for when the power goes out!

Power Outage Kit for Kids

Power Outage Kit for Kids - Do you have a power outage kit for your kids? Check out our tips on what to put in yours to be prepared for when the power goes out! [ad] My advice. just go to bed early!

During a power outage, set up a tent indoors to conserve heat and raise interior temperature

During a power outage, set up a tent indoors to conserve heat.living inside tent raises tent interior temperature up to above room temperature.

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10 Clever Ideas That Will Make Camping Easier And More Fun

When camping, stick a headlamp around a water jug and it will light up the tent. When camping, stick a headlamp around a water jug and it will light up the tent. When camping, stick a headlamp around a water jug and it will light up the tent.

10 things to have on hand if there's a power outage. - Kenarry.com

Power Outage: Five Reasons to Give Thanks

7 must have items for a power outage.  Make sure you have these items when the power goes out.

7 Must Have Items for a Power Outage

How to Prepare for a REALLY BIG SUMMER STORM (like a Derecho) - obviously follow the Red Cross's emergency preparedness tips, too. But sometimes these other tips can help ease the power outage frustrations, too.

Links to spam site, but checklist in pin is a good one to prepare for coming storms!

How to make a Flower Pot Heater

DIY Flower Pot Heater

Using a portable generator with a manual transfer switch is the most affordable and safest way to power your home during a power outage.

The Best Way to Safely Power a Home with a Portable Generator (Video)

Using a portable generator with a manual transfer switch is the most affordable and safest way to power your home during a power outage.

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