Surviving the severe cold was not hard.
1st we put 30 gals of water in 5 gal. pails for non-drinking water.
We had 5 gal of drinking water plus some individual bottles.
Plenty of easy to make food.
Extra propane tanks (2)
I heat with wood or gas. Enough wood to last the winter
and enough gas for 3 weeks.
Kept in a warm shop and tested every month.
The outside boiler is set to be plugged in so that the pumps circulate
hot water to the house.
I have 2 200 ft extension cords and 2 100 ft ones.
I can plug in the freezers and refrigerators if needed.
Making sure everything is ready to use is key.
It does not happen over night, but start with the simple things