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January Week 1: Watch for and buy 50% off on Christmas items, cards, paper, ribbons, etc.
January Week 2: Detergents, bleach, cleansers, laundry detergent, dish detergent, bathroom and window cleaners
January Week 3: Medicines: Excedrin, aspirin, Advil, Pepto Bismol, cough drops, Tums... whatever YOUR family will need as far as medications in the coming year.
January Week 4: Paper Supplies: paper towels, paper plates, paper bowls, paper cups, plastic utensils, napkins, Kleenex, toilet paper
February Week 1: Juices: Gatorade powder, Kool-Aid, Crystal Light, lemon concentrsate, apple juice, grape juice
February Week 4: Hygiene Items -- soap, deodorant, shampoo, lotions, shaving supplies, toothpaste, nail clippers
March Week 1: First-aid kit, gauze, Q-tips, cotton balls, band-aids, Neosporin, hydrogen peroxide, rubbing alcohol, etc
March Week 2: Mixes, pancake, cake, brownie, Bisquick, muffin, etc.
March Week 3: spices, herbs, seasonings (salt, pepper, seasoning salt, taco seasoning, chili powder, etc.)
March Week 4: Rice -- white, brown, instant
April Week 1: Pasta - all types, including mac and cheese and packaged pasta dinners
April Week 2: Dry milk, evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, chocolate milk, hot cocoa mix
April Week 3: Emergency Sewing Kit: thread (upholstery thread), pins, needles, buttons, tape measure, scissors, etc.
April Week 4: Ready dinners -- boxed, frozen, MRE's
May Week 1: Flour - white, wheat, etc. / Whole Wheat: white or hard red wheat / Wheat Grinder
May Week 2: Dry soups, ramen, canned soups / Boxes of crackers: saltines, grahams, etc.
May Week 3: Jello and pudding mixes
May Week 4: Portable toilet and supplies, cloth or disposable diapers and/or Depends undergarments (if needed), feminine products
June Week 1: Safety supplies: dust masks, flashlight and extra dated batteries, fly swatter
June Week 2: Cheese. Buy a large quantity of what you use, and freeze the grated cheese in baggies. Don't forget Parmesan!
June Week 3: Burger Week -- mustard, ketchup, mayo, Worcestershire, pickles, olives, soy sauce, salad dressings
June Week 4: Miscellaneous Gear - nylon cord, eye hooks, clothespins, 20-22 gauge wire, wire cutters, duct tape, bungee cords
July Week 1: Jams and Jellies, or Supplies for Making Your Own
July Week 2: Water: fill jugs or buy bottled water, water filter, solar shower, filter
July Week 3: Vinegar - white distilled, apple cider, rice, etc.
July Week 4: Canned goods: chili, beans, manual can opener.
August Week 1: Canned meat: tuna, chicken, clams, shrimp, turkey, etc.
August Week 2: Baking and Cooking - baking powder, baking soda, cornstarch, vanilla, bouillon, chicken broth, beef broth
August Week 3: Tomatoes - salsa, sauce, whole, diced, paste, pizza, spaghetti sauce
August Week 4: Canned or bottled fruits - mandarin oranges, pineapple, peaches, pears, etc.
September Week 1: Back to School -- 12 pencils with erasers, pencil sharpener, rubber bands, Super Glue, copies of important documents, contact information for family, friends, doctors, etc.
September Week 2: Veggies - canned, bottled, dehydrated and frozen
September Week 3: Dry Beans and Legumes
September Week 4: Sugar (white, brown, powdered), honey, Karo corn syrup, molasses
October Week 1: 72 hour kits. Start them or update them.
October Week 2: Wraps and Bags - aluminum, saran wrap, wax paper, garbage bags, freezer bags, etc.
October Week 3: Apples -- applesauce, apple butter, dried apples, apple pie filling etc.
October Week 4: Stay Warm and Dry! - Wool blankets, emergency reflective blankets, rain ponchos, hand warmers
November Week 1: Vitamins
November Week 2: Chocolate Baking Supplies
November Week 3: Rolled oats, oatmeal, cornmeal, cream of wheat, boxed cereal
November Week 4: Potatoes
December Week 1: Matches, 100 hour candles, 12 hour light sticks
December Week 2: Popcorn - microwave and regular kernels
December Week 3: Hand-crank radio
December Week 4: Pam cooking spray, shortening