Image via WikipediaSeptember is National Preparedness Month. If you haven't created an Emergency Plan, it's not too late. You can take simple steps to better prepare yourself and your family. Review the Family Emergency Plan template and Emergency Supply Kit checklist on Ready America's Web site, ready.gov, and start down the road to preparedness. We have an family emergency kit including our emergency food kit. You can buy ready made kits from Costco or build your own like we did.