Banana Bread In-A-Jar. If you put a canning lid on them when they first come out of the oven, they seal, and they will stay good for about two months. I've given my parents dessert in a jar for Christmas for years. I do pumpkin bread, carrot cake, and applesauce cake. You can do it with any moist bread or cake
Store charcoal in 5 gallon buckets. 1 Bag of Charcoal Briquettes will make it possible for you to cook 1 Meal a Day for a whole month. It's a great storage item to have on hand. Add a couple bottles of starter fluid and you're good to go!
72 hour kits - the BEST article I've ever read on how to put a real serious emergency kit together!! Forget the pre-made ones or most of the lists you see online, THIS is the only list you need. (Keep in mind If an emergency is serious enough to warrant an evacuation, it's most likely going to last a lot longer then 72 hours).
Never would have thought! Emergency toilet use without flush ability. remove water. Line pot with trash bag. Have a pail of wood ash, quicklime, kitty litter or sawdust available so that after each duty is done, the offender can sprinkle a liberal amount over it. This will keep the stench down.Finally, when the bag is filled up 2/3 the volume of the bowl, add a good amount of quicklime, wood ash or use dirt with a little bit of a chlorine solution sprayed in i...