Greg Heffley's town has a huge blizzard and his family gets snowed in. His father is at a hotel because of the snow. So they get low on food because the day the snow storm hit was his Mom's day to go grocery shopping. The best part was when they thought they had lost all electricity Manny put all the electronics in his room and used the control panel to shut off all the electricity in the rest of the house except his room. So he had heat, light and food while the rest of the family was freezing and starving. Check out this book!