Lifehacker shares how to make the simplest DIY candle you can think of, which is also perfect in emergency situations. Simply put a piece of string in a tub of shortening, and it will burn for up to 45 days! So simple and so useful. Check it out at Lifehacker.

By Heidi Gustad


6 Comments so far

  1. Teresa Novak on May 3, 2012 4:50 pm

    That makes sense since Crisco was originally used for making candles and isn’t really food.

  2. Elena T on May 4, 2012 6:59 am

    Wrong link – does not lead to Lifehacker blog.
    Here is correct link:

  3. carmen on May 4, 2012 9:59 am

    Is this link correct?

  4. Chris on May 4, 2012 10:15 am

    I think the link might be incorrect.

  5. Lisa Dean Johnson on May 6, 2012 5:26 am

    I’d love to see this, but as stated above, the link is not good.

  6. heidigustad on May 6, 2012 5:34 am

    The link was kindly shared by Elena above and was corrected in the post. Thanks for reading!

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