I pressure can meats and an upcoming electricity loss is not such a big deal for me since my meats are in jars on my shelves and not in my freezer.
But, I don’t want to lose anything in my refrigerator or freezer.
I save my plastic juice containers and fill them with water. My originsl thought was if I lose electricity, I can use this water to flush my toilet since I have a well and it is controlled by electricity. No electricity, no water.
So, I took about 10 of those water jugs and put them in every spare area in.my freezer. Frozen water will keep your food cold for a longer time. The fuller your freezer is, the longer the food will stay frozen.
The hurricane was days away. When I lost electricity, I took three of the frozen jugs of water out of the freezer and put one on each shelf of my refrigerator.
We were lucky to only lose our electricity for 30 hours so I never lost even a slice of sandwich meat.
This is part of being prepared for emergencies. My grown children don’t have to worry about their mom. In fact, if there is some kind of disaster, they said they are coming to my house.