Preparing for a natural disaster- These meals in jars have shelf lives of 5 to 7 years. You can make a large variety of meals that can be prepared with minimal effort and resources using this jar meal method
72 hour kits - the BEST article I've ever read on how to put a real serious emergency kit together!! Forget the pre-made ones or most of the lists you see online, THIS is the only list you need. (Keep in mind If an emergency is serious enough to warrant an evacuation, it's most likely going to last a lot longer then 72 hours).