Using LED Christmas Lighting for Night Lights

Hi Everyone!

This is a quick video of how I have used LED string lights for the purpose of night lighting at the house.

I have three dogs and a young daughter which tend to leave little surprises for me when I prance around through the night. I have cussed at many a stray toy […]

How to pressure can potatoes (Tattler Lids!)

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I happened to find a great a few months ago on some beautiful potatoes. So, I decided to preserve/store them! Pressure canning is a great method! I also had my first chance to try out my reusable Tattler lids and it is a very good product (this review is not paid in any way, […]

Casino and Micro-Brewery anyone?

Hi everyone!

Sorry to have been a slacker for a bit here, I have been in and out of my “day job” for a while and it seems like things are finally starting to stabilize again. Thanks for all of the support from you all.

I have several posts I am hping to make today […]

Pressure Canning Unusual Foods For Science Fair!

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This is a film of my daughter (all of this is her idea, for her school science project) pressure canning her favorite foods at the age of 8. Pretty cool stuff! I learned a lot also.

I think this is another lesson on how versatile pressure canning really is, not everything may be perfect, but it […]

Easy Dinner Roll Lesson!

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I have been in the process of perfecting this recipe for months now and I am finally thrilled with it.

My daughter Lexi has one everyday as her ‘snack’ for lunch! That makes me feel so good! Even my wife likes them and she is just not a bread person.

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Did Your Freezer Thaw While You Were Gone? How To Tell!

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Have your ever gone away for a few days and come back to discover your power had gone out? It’s back on now, but there are tell-tale signs like blinking clocks, thermostats running the wrong program, light timers completely wrong etc..

Then your mind starts creeping and you think,, how long was it […]

How to carve a Pumpkin, or Jack O’Lantern!

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Well hopefully this is just in time for Halloween!

I have carved many a pumpkin in my past and now another three this year! I have been asked many times how I do it,,, so,, here it is!

I hope you enjoy, and Happy Halloween! The little tools are key to your success, […]

Four bull moose play fight In the front yard!

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Kind of a different post today, no new skills, but I though my audience would like this!

I came home to this scene tonight! Enjoy!

We commonly see moose around our home. We are lucky to live near some ‘wet-lands’ where they like to hang out. I think it is pretty rare […]