The Important Paper Drawer

Every time I head out on a long trip, I remind my sister that everything she needs if I “buy the farm” when I’m away can be found in my “important paper drawer.” Most of you probably already have a drawer or file cabinet where the important stuff can be found and have told someone that this is the place to look if something bad happens. If you don’t, it’s high time for you to find a space to collect and store what your loved ones need. A terrific alternative to a drawer is a firebox. I have had many relatives affected by hurricanes and fires, so having everything important in one location has made for fast evacuations or peace of mind when it was impossible to reach the firebox in time.

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