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When you find yourself without a pair of scissors or knife to cut some rope, learn this simple trick! The thought may have never crossed your mind, but the solution…

Homemade Hand Warmer - Steve Spangler Science | Experiments | Steve Spangler Science

This video tutorial teaches you how to make something that will come in handy during an emergency.

How To Make A DIY Emergency Air Heater | SF Globe

Best Tiny Travel Trailers: From Airstream to Teardrop — Shopping Guide

Best Tiny Travel Trailers: From Airstream to Teardrop

30 Outdoor Travel Hacks To Turn You Into A Backpacking Badass

30 Outdoor Travel Hacks To Turn You Into A Backpacking Badass

10 Essential Homemade Survival Items

"So smart!!! The cardboard carton is easy to light with a match and then the charcoal starts too!! Perfect for bringing camping or starting a fire pit for smores! Storage, transporting and ease of starting...Perfect!!"

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....who knew?

Toothpaste Dots for camping. Lay out foil sheet or parchment and make rows of dollops of toothPASTE. Allow to dry for 2-4 days. Sprinkle baking soda on top to keep from sticking. Repackage in small bags. To use simple pop one dot in your mouth, chew, then add a small amount of water in your mouth and start brushing. This tip reduces weight in your pack. could also work for travel in general.

Store matches in mason jar, add a piece of sand paper in the cap on which to strike the matches

bottle cap candles

For camping or late nights at the beach? Leave 1/4 of Mountain dew in bottle (just dont drink it all), add a tiny bit of baking soda and 3 caps of peroxide. Put the lid on and shake - walla! Homemade glow stick (bottle) solution.

DIY Instant oatmeal packs - 60 packs for less than $4.00 and 10 minutes of your time... With how fast we go through oatmeal, this is genius!

Clever! A headlamp around a gallon of water = ambient light for your tent and a great night lamp when the power is out. Hurricane prep.

Protect Your TP at Camp

Mini Emergency Kits - for bug out, purse, travel, etc