Haha this would be funny as a gift - DIY Bacon Candle - have the smell of bacon any time. (Instead of drilling a hole for a wick, tape a wick in the center of the jar before pouring the bacon grease in.
One of the best survival fire-making tools is a combination of cotton balls and petroleum jelly, and you can make these firestarter kits for pennies. Basically, you infuse (or gob) the cotton balls with Vaseline or some petroleum jelly derivative (such as
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This is the quickest and best way to start a fire in adverse conditions. Take a small square of foil, a cotton ball coated with Vaseline and fold the cotton/vaseline soaked ball into the foil in a small square. When you need to start a fire, cut an X in
How to Make an Emergency Lamp from Common Household Items Materials: Vegetable oil Baby food jar or votive candle jar (I got mine from Goodwill) Table salt wooden toothpick cotton (must be cotton, not a blend) nail polish remover matches
DIY Toothpaste Dots for camping. Lay out foil sheet or parchment and make rows of dollops of toothPASTE. Allow to dry for days. Sprinkle baking soda on top to keep from sticking. Repackage in small bags. To use simple pop one dot in your mouth, chew, t
Emergency kit for the car. It has a blanket, an extra pair of sneakers and socks (just in case you are wearing heels or sandals and need to vacate the car and walk), a flashlight, a power flare, and water.