Winter Blizzard Prep: Shopping List for Snowstorms

We’re in the thick of winter and there’s a good chance we’ll see some snow. While snow in the forecast may bring out cheers from the kids, it can be daunting for the parents who must prepare for a day or two of being stuck indoors. When you anticipate slushy or snow-covered roadways, it’s Smart! to plan ahead and visit your nearest Foodtown grocery store. As you prepare to head outside and warm your car, don’t forget to bring along this handy shopping list for snowstorms to ensure you’re stocked up on the essentials.

Non-Perishable Pantry Essentials

In the anticipation of a weather emergency, you’ll want to stock up on items that don’t require refrigeration. Browse our pantry, pet, and baby aisles for the following snow day must-haves:

  • Drinking Water, about a 3-day supply
  • Trail Mix or Mixed Nuts
  • Cans of Soup
  • Peanut Butter, or your favorite nut or seed butter
  • Bread, Bagels, or English Muffins
  • Canned Beans, such as garbanzo and black beans
  • Dried Pasta
  • Favorite Snacks, such as chips, pretzels, and popcorn
  • Canned Tuna or Salmon
  • Hot Cocoa Mix
  • Pet Food, Litter, and Treats
  • Baby Food and Formula

Refrigerated Snow Day Staples

Canned soup is easy enough to prepare, but after a couple hours of being cooped up, you might crave something fresh. Visit our dairy, deli, frozen foods, and produce departments and check the following items off your list:

  • Fresh Vegetables, such as lettuce, bell peppers, and carrots
  • Deli Meats and Cheeses
  • Yogurt
  • Eggs
  • Milk
  • Butter

First Aid and Emergency Preparedness Supplies

In addition to food and water, keep your family safe and sound by browsing our personal care and home good aisles for the following:

  • Band-Aids
  • Ibuprofen
  • Contact Solution & Lenses
  • Medications (prescriptions, if needed, or over-the-counter)
  • Personal Hygiene Products
  • Batteries
  • Non-electric can opener

Complete Your Winter Weather Shopping List with Foodtown

The tri-state region of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania can be known for unpredictable winter weather making for dangerous driving conditions. Stay safe by stocking up before a storm with a little help from your local Foodtown supermarket. Use our handy shopping list for snowstorms to ensure you have everything you need for a safe, warm, and, dare we say it, fun snow day!

The snow is falling and the prices are dropping, thanks to the savings found in our Weekly Circular. Locate a Foodtown supermarket near you to take advantage of family-friendly prices on must-have snow day staples.