David Brock, using a 35mm film waterproof container for a lightweight survival kit; Carole M. Wooden, making an indoor miniature clothesline to dry gloves; Hyla G. Moore, making a delicious soup by letting soup soak up what was cooked in a pan; Bill and Betty Cook, use discarded styrofoam as insulation; Kathleen Gordinier, taking care of the chickens in the wintertime by giving them extended lighting, hot water, fresh greens and exercise; Carl McGinnis, using an old sock to seal the shirt sleeve preventing cold air from entering; Brad Pendergraft, using a used brass ammunition cartridge to cut holes in leather; Brenda Neal, gain storage space by hanging items from the ceiling in baskets; Mrs. Stan Ellis, starting a fire with a paraffin sawdust mix made in muffin tins; James and Billie Harper, soak corncobs in kerosine to start a fire; Michael and Luisa Tschetter, getting more life out of worn long johns; Bruce W. Lytle, using masking tape and a newspaper to collect floor sweepings; Lt. Col. And Mrs. Glenn Pribus, getting more light and life from candles.

During the winter months, hang pieces of bread just above your chickens and they'll get plenty of exercise jumping for them.