For the firepit: pinecones and dried herbs such as rosemary, sage leaves, and cinnamon sticks to make fragrant kindling

Adding sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away.

Herbal Fire Starter

Pinecone Fire Starter Favors from My Own Ideas blog #diy #craft #pinecone #winter #wedding #favor

vaseline and cotton balls. costs around $4.50 to make about 600 hundred of these. They burn for quite a while and after a few days of sitting in the vaseline mixture they are water proof.

Pinecone firelighters

It's easy to make colored fire pinecones.

Pine Cone Roses - Crafts from things you can pick up on a hike with the kids!

Unique Survival Solar Tool That Uses The Sun To Light Fires! Any Outdoorsman Would Love To Have One Of These, Just In Case

Pinecones

Hmmm.....Making an upside down fire. It’s a cleaner burn with far less smoke and better combustion, gives off more heat, needs less tending and uses the embodied energy in wood more efficiently than the tipi-esque fire method.

to spray paint clothespins (or similar things), clip them onto an old cardboard box and tape the flaps up. they'll dry there and you won't have to worry about waiting for one side to dry at a time.

Tired of the critters out back eating my herbs Best Mason Jars Ideas - Part 2

Fire starters.

Wine Cork Fire Starters and other cork ideas; soak corks in alcohol for use as a fire starter .

Pinecones! I love the pinecone "garland" hanging under the mantle.

a finished raised herb-garden planter

Why haven't I done this with my ugly plastic drawers? So easy!

Christmas - stocking stuffer ideas - some of these are great, some are insane, like a digital camera and Kindle. Who puts those in a stocking?