Attracting Wild Rabbits, the Rabbit Hole, Hutch

Hi Everyone!

Our whole family enjoys watching wildlife, and it is hard to beat where we live.

At 9000 ft altitude in the Colorado Rockies you get:

– Moose, Elk, Deer (where we are at, mostly moose)

– Black, Brown, and even Grizzly Bear

– Mountain Lion, Bobcat

– Coyote, Fox (supposedly Wolf, have not […]

Start a Fire With Steel Wool and a Battery

Hi Everyone!

I have not done this in a long time and was pleased to discover its like riding a bicycle (once you got it down, you got it down).

Check it out: A few pointers:

1) Ther finer the steel wool the better (0000) is the best, but it will all work even with […]

Tortilla Soup Mix, Store in Jars!

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In this video I show you a family favorite recipe, Tortilla Soup Mix in a jar.

I really like this recipe because you can make a lot of jars at once (and should), plus each jar results in an impressive amount of food.

Great for those of us who want a little (or a lot) […]

‘Staged’ Container Gardening at High Altitude

Hi Everyone,

I am a newbie to gardening. We have tried many things in the last few years, with little success.

I am a prepper and you can only store so much food reasonably, check out how to store food long term. This stuff is neat and makes you feel better, but nothing is better than […]

How to Patch an Inner Tube

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In this video I show you how to patch an inner tube. This is the same process for any tire which uses a tube (bicycle, garden cart, stroller, tractor)

Check It out!

You want to make sure to:

1) Locate all of the holes! That is why submerging in water is a […]

Fresnel lens give away!

Hi Everyone!

I received so much feedback on my post about the Fresnel lens that I have decided to do a give away (yes I want more subscribers! :))!

On April 1st 2012 I will randomly choose 10 of my site subscribers (red box to the right) and send them the same Fresnel lens featured […]

Check and Correct Vehicle Tire Pressure

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I am actually pretty happy as I am writing this post. I have enough interest at this point that people are starting to ask to see certain things, and I am here to oblige!

In this episode I show you how to:

1) Figure out what your tire pressure should be.

2) Use […]

Make Bread from Scratch, Without a Bread Maker

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In this video I show you how to make two beautiful loaves of bread, from scratch, without a bread machine!

I admit, I do have one and think bread machines are pretty cool. However, I don’t like the limitations you have with them.

Limitations:

1) Makes most people buy mix kits (you can […]

Fresnel Lens Demonstration

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In this post I show you how to use a Fresnel lens to start a piece of wood on fire.

I think most of us have memories about messing around with a magnifying glass as kids. Sure you could start a fire or burn a hole in a piece of paper with those, […]

Check Your Cars Fluid Levels

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So I have received a lot of requests on some basic automotive maintenance skills videos.  We recently purchased a used Subaru Outback to replace our mini van and it was time to check the fluids, so here it is!

Just like a human, your car needs fluids to survive. If they get low, […]