For power outages: use solar yard lights as night lights indoors. Safer for kids than candles and they last a long time! Also awesome idea for nightlight bathroom torches for kids afraid of the dark when they have to go pee at night
Wow, great idea, and the manufacturer actually explains it for DIY-ers! It doesn't really heat a whole house, but for a small hut, it could work on cold spring/fall evenings when you don't want to start the wood stove. You could use it in a small room.
Mommy, I Have to Go Potty! Make Your Own Emergency Toilet
Why adding Alum to your stockpile is important. Clarify dirty water in times of catastrophe. I've used powdered alum for years as a blood stop. It's in my emergency kit as well as my home medicine cabinet.
Store matches in a mason jar, add sandpaper in the lid for a built in strike pad. This will last way longer than the small patches they give you on a match box, when it needs replacing, put a new piece of sandpaper in!
Easy to grab & go Disaster survival kit: use a portable container (ex. Store liquids at bottom of container ->reduce chances of damage from leaking plastic bottles. Put food, first aid kit & clothes on top.