As cities shut down and we lock ourselves indoors, it’s important for our homes to be fully stocked with what we might need during this global pandemic. It’s important to be sure you are actually buying what is necessary and not hoarding a bunch of nonessentials.
Shopping List To Buy For Coronairus Quarantine
Softsoap Liquid Hand Soap
With all healthcare professionals, politicians and even your next door neighbor stressing on the importance of hand washing, it’s vital to take heed of this critical information.
If you must buy and stockpile, what better to purchase than soap? Since hand washing is now a mandated common practice, a lot of soap options out there can really dry out your hands.
Without a mild formula, it’s easy for your hands to become dry and cracked, but with the light moisturizers in this Softsoap, you get a rich lather that leaves your hands feeling smooth. There are also light and refreshing scents in each pack of six!
Swiss Safe 2-in-1 First Aid Kit
A first aid kit is necessary in all disasters and emergencies, so why not keep one in your house during this crisis? Sure, you have bandages and ointments sitting around your house, but what you don’t have (and might really need) are the 120 medical grade items in this kit.
Everything included has been FDA approved and even includes a mini version with 32 items inside fit for you to keep in your car. Some cities are still allowing people to leave the house for essential supply runs etc, and having a portable version is a good idea.
Just in case you don’t find this kit useful at this time (or any other time), your purchase comes with a 100% money back satisfaction guarantee.
Don’t worry if you aren’t a fan of dark chocolate nuts and sea salt, KIND makes a ton of other flavors. What’s important at this time is to make sure you have enough food.
A big mistake a lot of people are making is buying an overabundance of perishable foods for weeks. All that will go to waste because there is a shelf life. What you should be doing is looking into non-perishables, like granola bars.
It’s a small snack that can satisfy your hunger complete with the right amount of sugar, chocolate and nuts. Don’t use this time to overindulge in unhealthy snacks, because your health is still your number 1 priority.
Each bar is gluten-free, non-GMO and kosher and is a good source of fiber. You can only do what you can at a time like this, and these bars are excellent.
Brita Everyday Water Pitcher with Filters
While a lot of us are fortunate enough to live in a country where fresh water can come straight out of the tap, there are many who aren’t as lucky. A way around this dilemma that doesn’t involve you lugging jugs of water home is a water filter.
Brita is known for developing water purifiers and filters. Enjoy cleaner and better tasting water by ridding your tap water of copper, chlorine, and other impurities. On each pitcher there is an indicator that lets you know when your filter needs to be swapped out.
You also help the environment at a time when Mother Nature is healing herself by reducing the amount of plastic bottles when you opt for this pitcher with a filter. Make sure you buy extra filters with your pitcher!
Mountain House Classic Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
Other than granola bars, canned and packaged food that have a long shelf life are also necessary to keep for those 2 weeks in isolation. Dehydrated foods such as this freeze-dried camping food just needs a few drops of water and it’s ready to go.
It’s easy to prepare and easy to clean up. Not only that, the time span of the quarantine is no match for the longevity of these pouches. They can last up to 30 years while still tasting great!
You can still enjoy good tasting food in a state of emergency. The pouches also save a lot of space compared to canned goods. However, if dehydrated food isn’t to your liking, Mountain House also offers classic canned options that are juicier.
Jenga Classic Game
There are a lot of memes saying spending time with loved ones under the same roof (if you already live together) is not cancelled. Sitting in front of the TV Netflixing and chilling is popular, but after a while you can feel isolated without human contact.
Many people forget about their mental health when preparing for the quarantine and no matter how it looks now, don’t forget the importance of some good old fun times with those you care about.
Jenga is a fun table game that involves lots of people, skill, strategy and of course, luck. Join in this fun game while temporarily leaving your worries behind. Just make sure everyone washes their hands before you play!
Amazon Brand — Presto! Flex-a-Size Paper Towels
We understand that toilet paper isn’t the cure for COVID-19, but it’s important to make sure you have enough of the daily necessities. We won’t list out all the essentials such as soap, feminine hygiene products, certain medications such as Tylenol.
We will just remind everyone with this paper towel option on our list that stocking up on essentials, enough for two weeks is important. Please try to refrain from going overboard and leaving those who don’t even have enough for the weekend without any options.
Alexa can help order these paper towels when you are running low and these huge rolls give you more bang for your buck. These essential paper towels also come with a satisfaction guarantee.
At the time of a global pandemic, it’s important not to panic and to be just as considerate of others as you would be otherwise. Sticking together and understanding that this affects all of us will help the world pull through in the end.
Just make sure you have what you need, starting with soap, an emergency kit, some food and clean water as well as daily essentials.