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The 5 Gallon Emergency Bucket ... and most of the things in it can be gotten at the Dollar store. #themoreyouknow

5 Gallon Bucket: Emergency Kit

Water Barrel Stand Construction Plans (Free)

How to Plan Your Vegetable and Herb Garden | This Chick Cooks

Companion planting. "Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier." .

Free math lessons for PreK-2: How to Grow Green Beans in a Plastic Bag

The bloggers says, "Great for wheelchairs and walkers!" I am temporarily in a wheelchair so this would perfect for me. Look at all the vegetables in this garden using such a small space.

5 gal bucket back pack! love this idea for a 72hr kit. waterproof, lid doubles as a seat and could easily be diy. even make a smaller version from a 2.5 gal for kiddos.

DIY Camping toilet. No more bushes! This is BRILLIANT!

this is called a swedish flame. make your cuts like you're cutting cake. leave about 6 inches at the base. throw some fuel oil in there. (about a cap full.) it burns up to two to three hours.

Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius – 32 Pics

website devoted to canning

All you need to know for growing your own garlic, and all the reasons why you SHOULD grow your own garlic....

Hmm...great ideas for our camping vacation that we are taking. Tour of the USA!

Suggested years supply of food for a family of 3

Oven Canning for Long Term Storage

Find a gas range on craigslist or yard have an outdoor stove :)

Butter in Your Food Storage, lasts 3 years--so cool, I've been wondering how to get butter to store.

How A Foot-Powered Washing Machine Could Change Millions Of Lives by Alex Cabunoc and Ji A You, fastcodesign: GiroDora, designed by two students, is a bucket with a concealed spinning mechanism which washes and partially dries clothes with foot pedal.

I've seen this before but want to remember it. It's genius. This would be especially useful in our basement storm shelter, known affectionately as Harry's Room (under the stairs) since we should keep some water in there anyway.

Printable Food Storage Inventory -how much food storage do I need?

This is a fantastic, cheap way to create a swamp cooler for your tent when camping on super hot days in the summer! WHAT?!? :)