Using LED Christmas Lighting for Night Lights

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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

How to Pressure Can Green Beans!

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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 […]

Make Your Own Instant Soup Mix (Cream of Chicken Shown Here)

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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 […]

The Best Margarita! Tutorial!

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This is freaking cool! This is a close friend who wanted to share a talent! I have had several friends, viewers,  and family who have mentioned they would like to share a skill. Well Wade stepped up!

I want more of this! Please contact me if you have a cool skill or talent to share! […]

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 […]

Leprechaun Trap! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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I’ve been a little slow in posting the last few days, but I have lots of great stuff coming this week!

In the spirit of the day, here is a little video of my daughters leprechaun trap! I though it was awesome and she even nailed my finishing line!

Enjoy,

Happy St. […]

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) […]

How to Store Food Long Term, Bucket Method

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This is another demonstration on how to store food long term in 5 gallon buckets.  I like to do this with dried beans, grain (wheat, barley mmmmm beer!) and rice.  If you do it right, it will last for 10 years at least and likely much longer.

Check it out! The main enemies […]