When the SHTF it's a good idea to have some things hoarded. There are a lot of essential items that we take for granted in our every day lives that we will not be able to get our hands on so easily when the SHTF. Mostly because they will be the first to leave the shelves from pillaging in a survival situation. Toilet Paper Toilet Paper will be one of the first things to disappear. Lighters The ability to start a fire is a basic survival skill that escapes most people. Lighters will be luxury when the SHTF. Tooth Brushes A Tooth Brush is one of those things you just don't think about until you don't have one for a while. Stock up on them so you can barter with those who are doing without. Batteries Batteries are just not going to be around when the SHTF. They will be one of the most valuable commodities to barter with. Bike Repair Tools/Inner Tubes Eventually gasoline will run out. People will be riding bikes everywhere so having a large supply of Bicycle Repair Parts may be the smartest things to have around. Bandages There are bound to be a lot of injuries when the SHTF. Bandages are going to be needed badly so keep a large stock pile on hand. Coffee Millions of people love their cup of Coffee in the morning. Having a cup in the morning will be what most people miss when the SHTF so have your stock pile ready to go. Bleach Bleach is a great disinfectant for every day use. It will defiantly be one of the first things people swipe from the shelves when the SHTF. Ibuprofen Ibuprofen is a really good anti-inflammatory. It will be sought after by a lot of survivors with injuries and those people who are wishing they had some coffee in the morning. Fishing Tackle Supplies When food is scarce, fishing is one of the best ways to put food on the table. Having plenty of Fishing Tackle Supplies will insure that you and your family will always have a way to eat.