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....

Build a Rocket Stove- One of the best and most efficient ways to cook in an emergency!

For power outages: use solar yard lights as night lights indoors. Safer for kids than candles and they last a long time! So clever!

CandleHelp & Candle Making 101 - Candle Making Instructions for CandleMaking Fun! It's easier than you think with our free tutorials. #candlemaking

A simplified approach to a 3 month food storage. Brilliant!

Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius – 20 Pics

How to clean the "image" off of tubs to re-use them as packaging for gifts.

$3 Emergency Solar-Powered Radio Made with Altoids Tin

Ice pack, genius.

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How to make electricity with your campfire!!! This is HUGE!! This means that you can generate electricity after dark or in a low light situation with the light from your campfire!!! AWESOME!!!

Save those soup cans for emergency candle making

Homemade 72 Hour Emergency Food Supply Kits

If you are not totally useless regarding DIY, you should have a look at this video. This guy has come up with a way to build his own solar system, that most people could do by themselves.

Blessing Bags - keep a couple in the car so when you see someone who is struggling (ie begging) you can give them a little something.

Food storage is only the beginning of being prepared for an emergency.  Besides food, there are other supplies you’ll want to have in your emergency stash.  This list of 100+...

This is cool. Heat a room for pennies a day! Good to know this trick in case of an emergency.

Emergency kit for home, really should do this...

Windmill Delta Stormproof Lighter ... withstands 70-80 mph winds, burns at 2000°F, waterproof case.

Blog about a guy who makes 100 different shelters using only materials he has on hand in the woods. Pretty cool! #veggiegoddess

Recycle cans and utensils to make these green coffee camping mugs :) They look cute anyway! #kitchenaccessories and #kitchengadgets.