Mushroom Hunting and Foraging in the Colorado Rockies!

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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 […]

Light a Hard to Reach Candle Wick, Sneaky Trick!

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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 […]

Bicycle Tire Rubber Bands! A Great way to Re-Use!

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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 […]

High Altitude Perennials, Raspberries and Blueberries!

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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 […]

Dehydrate Strawberries (Oven Method)

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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 […]

Small Container Garden Update, Nice Wheels!

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Just a quick update on the small container garden experiment. Everything is actually going pretty well! We just need some warmer weather to get these ‘puppies’ outside for some nice sun more often!

As it stands these containers are a little to heavy for either of the girls to move unless they drag […]

Assemble a 72 hour bag, AKA Bug Out Bag!

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This is a post I have been meaning to make for some time.  It seems like whenever I got around to it I would put it off because there was something else I wanted to add before filming.   How silly.

I reality this is a new craft for many of us, and […]

Use Your Oven To Dehydrate

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One of the coolest methods of food storage out there is dehydration. The results are typically long-lasting and delicious.  However I think there is a misconception that you need some fancy gadget to accomplish the process when you really don’t!

So, in this post I show you how to use a standard oven […]

Make a Paracord Bracelet (Cobra-Weave)

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In this post I show you how to make a paracord bracelet. This project is similar to my paracord keychain fob post a while back. This is definitely one of those new crafts which has gained a lot of popularity recently!

I hope you enjoy. This is a very fun hobby, and pretty […]

Junk Coin Identification, ‘Junk’ Silver and ‘Junk’ Copper

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** Pre-note, 1964 and earlier half-dollars, quarters, and dimes are 90% silver (I screwed up in the video and said 95%), sorry for the mistake.

Anyhow this post is about USA ‘Junk’ coins, so,,,,, What is a ‘Junk Coin’:

Junk is an informal term used in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and […]