Sure, you could pick up a reasonably priced 6-pack of vanilla scented candles at Walmart, but where’s the fun in that? If you’re like us, it’s not about the money, it’s about the skills. It’s about knowing how to make important items yourself, from the ground up.
Plus, you’re not the type to leave a resource as important as this one up to your local big box store, are you? Anyone who lives in a hurricane prone region knows that candles are among the first thing to go missing on store shelves in an emergency.
So, not only will this help you save money but it will also give you some much-needed self-sufficiency and help ensure that you will always have some light.
This type of candle can be produced from items that you already have sitting around your home or in your emergency stockpile. You don’t need to stock up on wax or any other specialty items, a huge bonus for the resourceful DIYer.
As an added bonus, you can avoid candles made from paraffin wax, which has been shown to release toxins into your air. In the event that your family is holed up inside for days at a time, you can rest easy knowing that your indoor air quality isn’t suffering.
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