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Use black sandpaper on top of mason jar to light matches.  Love this idea! Much prettier match storage than the box.

For the bathrooms: Mason jar match holder. Cut out a piece of black sandpaper that is the same size as a mason jar lid. Glue the piece of sandpaper on the lid with hot glue. Fill mason jars with matches, close the lid and you are ready to go.

if you ever been camping this is a great idea. Cut a ring of sandpaper on top and use canning jar. will keep your matches dry when camping.

Keep matches dry and visual. if you ever been camping this is a great idea. Cut a ring of sandpaper on top and use canning jar. will keep your matches dry when camping.

Love this great idea! Keeps all the matches from coming out of the box in your bag. (via MCLalancette)

Mason Jar Match Dispenser - DIY Craft's Home Decor

Mason Jar Match Dispenser keeps all the matches from coming out of the box in your bag *super cute. I love mason Jars

Emergency Candle. Just put a wick in Crisco and it will last for about 45 days! Awesome!

Make an Emergency Candle Out of a Tub of Crisco

Make an Emergency Candle Out of a Tub of Crisco - Easy to do. Big Tub will burn approx 45 DAYS. Use multiple wicks for more light. A big tub of Crisco could use wicks.

Get a blaze crackling faster. Keep WINE CORKS in rubbing alcohol in a sealed jar (stored away from the fireplace of course). Just before lighting a fire, toss a few in under the kindling.  Source: http://www.realsimple.com/home-organizing/new-uses-for-old-things/cork-as-fire-starter-00000000043196/

Fire Starter - Corks in a jar with rubbing alcohol, toss a couple in under kindling, light fire. Great for Camping Who doesn't have wine corks laying around!

Store matches in mason jar. Add a piece of sand paper in the cap to strike the matches. Great idea!

Store matches in mason jar, add a piece of sand paper in the cap on which to strike the matches. Great for an emergency kit. **I'm adding - put the sandpaper INSIDE until used in case the jar gets WET>

Mason Jar Matchbook by KCCrafty on Etsy, $7.00

Mason Jar Match Dispenser keeps all the matches from coming out of the box in your bag *super cute. I love mason Jars

Crisco candle... put a piece of string in the crisco and it will burn for up to 45 days! Great for an emergency situation!

If a tub of Crisco burns for 45 days as a candle, why in the hell would you add that kind of fat to your food? (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.

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Listerine is an excellent mosquito and fly repellant apparently effectiveness. Cool Mint works the best for some reason.

How simple! I wouldn't mind leaving my salt out of the cabinet this way!

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Salt containers are not pretty. Mason jars look fancy and they're functional. Use the top of a Morton salt dispenser to replace your mason jar lid. Now you can use it to store and dispense sugar, salt, pepper, or seasoning. Via: Listotic

One year of food storage. She breaks it down to just basics, then gives you a list of what you can make with it....

LDS - Mormon bulk food storage picture of one year supply- how to add to your 1 year supply to go from the basics to better food.

Fall is approaching and it's time to spark up the fire pit and an easy way to get the entertaining going. Use leftover dryer lint, stuff it in a toilet paper roll, wrap it in newspaper and voila - DIY fire starter.

yearzerosurvival: “ Last year I talked all about camping and shared my favorite fire starter ever – laundry lint! Camping season is upon us and I have improved my little lint system. The biggest.

Line your cooler with Reflectix (aluminized bubble wrap). You can find it at most home improvement stores. It was invented to insulate homes and buildings. Smart campers came up with the idea to use Reflectix to keep the heat out and the cold air in coolers. Cut the Reflectix into pieces that fit, lining the inside of your cooler, including the top/lid. You can even throw a sheet of Reflectix over the outside of your cooler to further insulate it.

Line your cooler with Reflectix (aluminized bubble wrap). You can find it at most home improvement stores. It was invented to insulate homes and buildings. Smart campers came up with the idea to use Reflectix to keep the heat out and the cold air in coole

Store garbage bags in an old juice bottle

RV Storage Ideas: 100+ RV Space Saving Ideas to Organize Your RV

Clever Nest: 18 Things I'll Never Camp Without . Plastic bottle used for grocery bag storage. -They don't have plastic bags in SF for groceries any more.

www.uberprepared.com - See lots more impressive survival accessories, tools, tips and guides to really help you survive!

Mommy, I Have to Go Potty! Make Your Own Emergency Toilet

I need to go potty! But there's no water service, you're out camping, or on a long trip with no gas station in site. Learn how to make your own emergency toilet .

72 hour kit for emergency preparedness. Good ideas... by Helen Mata

72 hour kit for emergency preparedness Homemade MRE or perfect for a few days of camping. Great idea, what happens if you only have 10 min to grab what you need for a few days? Be prepared. Water, Food , Shelter the Big Three.

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