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Emergency Bag for Electrical Outages

Instead of trying to look in all areas for your emergency candles during a power failure, have a few stored in a bag with a lighter and flashlight. Hang your bag in the utility room or other out of the way spot. Then no more hunting, just retrieve your emergency bag and have light.

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Candle holders in a emergency are hard to find. Save a few baby formula cans, cut a hole in the lid and push the candle through. All the hot wax is inside the can.

Source: This is my own idea after having to search a few drawers with a baby in tow during a black out.

By Randa from San Marcos, TX

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April 1, 20090 found this helpful

I love the idea of putting everything together in a bag so that you know just where it is when you need it. So simple, just something I never took care of before. Thanks for motivating me to do so. I live in Louisiana, so planning for the electricity to be out (as it often is during hurricane season) is certainly useful!

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