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Crisco Candle for emergency situations. Simply put a piece of string in a tub of shortening, and it will burn for up to 45 days... - Top 68 Lifehacks and Clever Ideas that Will Make Your Life Easier
How to Put Together an Emergency Preparedness Kit : This post is excellent on being emergency ready.
Idea for emergency candles! good shower gift too
How to make your own Olive Oil Candles. Good to know for emergencies.