When I imagine life during a serious disaster situation – I fully expect stress to be a component that has to be dealt with. I expect this stress to effect both myself, my wife, and my children.
This stress can come from a variety of internal and external factors. That is really for another post. What I want to deal with here is one simple thing that may help in reducing stress and increasing comfort. That thing is a “comfort food”.
What is a comfort food? A comfort food is something that might be looked at as a special treat. In a time of no power, no TV, no air conditioning – one of these “special treats” could go a long way to reducing some tension as well as some serious stress.
Alright – here are a few comfort foods that can be fit into a food storage program:
Above: Flavors for water, popcorn, gum, chocolate, Tic Tacs, other candy
Is this stuff good for you? No. High in sugar? Yup. Will it bring a big smile on your kid – or maybe even your spouse – in real troubled times? Maybe.
Most of the items have a shelf life of 1 year or more and are pretty cheap. I keep a small tote packed with a variety of items like these – and rotate the stock every so often. Of course – comfort foods may be just about anything – cookies, cans of fruit, Jack Daniels……whatever you like.
When reviewing your food storage – something to consider are comfort foods.
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