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 [...]
Just in time for winter!
In this video I show you how to replace the wick on a standard barrel type convection kerosene heater. I actually own three of these now and love them, they are easy to care for and are great for backup!
Common brands include; Kero Sun, Kero Heat, [...]
Another video on how to store food for long term! I hope you enjoyed the last post on making your own apple spice cake in a jar!
In this one I show you how to pressure can green beans in mason jars. Every veggie is a little different on the canning requirements so [...]
As we are going into fall and cooler weather is coming our way I decided to whip up some of these delecious treats for the pantry. They also make great gifts for the holidays. They have become a very popular item to send the troops in care packages!
In my experience these will [...]
Here is a quick video on how to make your own instant cream of chicken soup mix!
I have always been a fan of these types of mixes for everything from cooking to a yummy sippin’ drink on cold days (watch your sodium intake though!)
I recently purchased some packages from the supermarket [...]
I took me a while to compile this video but I think you will enjoy it!
We have a wealth of wild mushrooms that grow in the forest canopy around our home and I have been itching for someone who really knows what they are doing to teach us about them (as well [...]
Just a quick video to show you a handy way to light a hard to reach candle wick when you don’t have a long match, aim-n-flame etc…
Enjoy! And please share and comment! In fact this works so well I have not purchased a long reach lighter in quite some time.
In the [...]
Here is a great way to keep those blown bicycle tires out of the land fill! If you get creative in the way you cut these you can make a very wide variety of band sizes. These are great to stick in a baggie and in a kitchen drawer!
If you have more [...]
This is a pretty short video of my daughter and I planting our first perennials! The whole family loves raspberries and blueberries, and trust me, buying them from the store in Colorado you pay for them dearly!
Raspberries grow wild where we live but you better pay close attention! A friendly bear, experienced [...]
Sorry, been a little slow on posts lately, but trust me, not short on creating content! I just need to get it edited and uploaded for all of you to enjoy!
I made the following video because it seems like I see containers of strawberries in the ‘bargain bin’ a lot here in [...]