slides: The Ultimate Central Mass Blizzard Survival Kit
Friday, February 08, 2013
The snow is expected to start with the wind howling sometime on Friday, and after that it's going to be quite difficult to get out of your house for a good 24 hours.
But no need to fear! GoLocal has compiled a list of things that will help you survive this latest winter storm.
Puzzles and Games
If your family is getting a little anxious as the time passes, get them active by pulling out some fun puzzles or games. Great board games come a dime a dozen, and Worcester is very lucky to have Bob Armstrong who restores and sells old puzzles. His son Conrad also makes and sells jigsaw puzzles.
Photo courtesy of Bob Armstrong
Beer and Wine
You might as well take a load off and relax as you watch the snowflakes whimsically fall and pile up at your door step for future shoveling. Crack open a nice cold beer or sip on some tasty wine perfect for the winter. Head down to one of Worcester's many liquor stores like Austin or Big Bob's. Or grab some locally brewed beer from the Wormtown Brewery.
Candles and Firewood
You must be prepared for the worst case scenario. If the power goes out, make sure you have some candles, preferably scented, ready to light the way and some firewood to keep your home warm if need be. Perhaps you have some left over candles from the holiday season? Check out Professional Tree Co. for firewood. They also may come in handy if the wind causes any tree damage in your yard.
Blankets and Cozy Wear
If your house starts to get a little chilly or for when you have to make the trek out to your driveway to start shoveling, make sure you have some cozy clothing essentials to keep you comfortable. You can always wrap yourself up in a warm blanket as well. Find anyone of these products at cheap prices at any one of these fine establishments.
Everyone feels the need to stock up on bread right before a big storm. After all, it can be used in so many tasty concoctions if you need to make something quick and easy. In may seem like a boring choice but it doesn't need to be. Spice up your bread search and stop by one of these great ethnic markets in Central Mass.
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