Candles are a good idea to have around the Homestead no matter what. They are a great thing to stock up on and they are cheap. The only problem is that they do not last long. You just never know when your power is going out.
This homemade candle recipe makes as many candles as you want and if used in mason jars mention they can last up to 50 hours, some even say 70+ hours.
On the next page is the recipe for these long lasting candles.