When it comes to everyday household objects, sometimes there’s more to them than meets the eye.
Below, take a look at several everyday objects that can be repurposed in new, innovative ways and used on your outdoor adventures:
- Bar Soap – Rubbing bar soap on your heels – and any other places susceptible to blisters – can help to create a nice buffer against blisters when you’re spending a lot of time on your feet in the outdoors.
- Natural Cotton Balls – Will you be building a fire on your outdoor adventure? This tip is for you: When paired with petroleum jelly, natural cotton balls can make excellent fire starters. Simply spread petroleum jelly throughout the cotton ball until it is well covered, and then store in a zip-top bag for later use.
- Garbage Bags – When going hunting, camping, hiking or fishing, give your supplies extra protection from the elements by lining your duffle or pack with a garbage bag.
- Vegetable Peeler – Rather than packing a bar of soap for each person on your next camping trip, the Pocket Ranger Blog suggests divvying up soap bars into single-use portions by shaving off slices with a vegetable peeler.
- Grommets and Bungee Cords – Looking for a DIY project? Create your own wind-proof tablecloth for your next camping outing with just a tablecloth, a few tools, some grommets and a bungee cord. The result: A clean surface you can use to serve food that won’t budge when the breeze picks up. A full tutorial can be found at marthastewart.com.
What other everyday items do you use when venturing into the outdoors? Let us know in the comments section.
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