Home-made recycled fire starters

Whether you are planning on camping, or have a tiny wood stove in your tiny home – this project for recycling egg cartons to make fire starters should be of interest:

http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-egg-cartons-into-fire-starter/

I suspect you could add newspaper (not the shiny stuff) and paper bags as well.  Maybe even the bills you’ve shredded.

If you want to get fancy, and add color to your flames (say, if you are giving these as a present to someone and want to surprise them), check out this article:

http://chemistry.about.com/cs/howtos/a/aa052703a.htm

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