Emergency Crisco candle!  Supposed to burn for 45 days...  Thin strip of cardboard should work too...

Emergency Crisco candle! Supposed to burn for 45 days... Thin strip of cardboard should work too...

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

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

No more flies! Yes and all the cockroaches come out when you mop with pinesole! They can't stand the smell and try to leave the house.

No more flies! Yes and all the cockroaches come out when you mop with pinesole! They can't stand the smell and try to leave the house.

Cinnamon in the Sandbox - It keeps the bugs away! I knew cinnamon repelled ants... but I never thought of this! Brilliant!

Cinnamon in the Sandbox - It keeps the bugs away! I knew cinnamon repelled ants... but I never thought of this! Brilliant!

Take that mosquitos!- Mosquito trap - Cut the top off a 2 liter bottle. Invert the cone and place it inside the straight part of the bottle. Glue the two pieces together. Add 1 tsp yeast and 1/2 cup sugar to some luke warm water, and pour the mixture into the bottle. Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide that you exhale. The yeast feeds off the sugar and emits the same gas, so the mosquito enters the bottle, thinking she will find food there....

Making a Mosquito Trap

Take that mosquitos!- Mosquito trap - Cut the top off a 2 liter bottle. Invert the cone and place it inside the straight part of the bottle. Glue the two pieces together. Add 1 tsp yeast and 1/2 cup sugar to some luke warm water, and pour the mixture into the bottle. Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide that you exhale. The yeast feeds off the sugar and emits the same gas, so the mosquito enters the bottle, thinking she will find food there....

I am doing this. How many of the many flashlights in this house work? Pinner writes "Idea for emergency candles! good shower gift too" .

Emergency Candle kits

I am doing this. How many of the many flashlights in this house work? Pinner writes "Idea for emergency candles! good shower gift too" .

a pediatrician explains her emergency kit. This is hard to think about but really good information

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