Use Newspaper to Clean Windows!

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This is a neat money saving trick! I had actually forgotten about this myself for years.

At a point in my youth, I was riding around some city with my mom (I think it was San Antonio, TX) when we pulled up to a busy intersection and this guy almost jumped on […]

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 […]

Mix Your Own No Rinse Disinfectant Spray!

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Sorry it has been a while, life has sent me a few ‘curve balls’ in the last couple of months :)! I hope this post makes up for my absence.

In this video I show you how to make your own “no rinse disinfectant spray” (or sterilizing spray) for about 2% of the price […]

The Top 5 Most Commonly Made Mistakes of Food Storage

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I am very pleased to share this guest post from Dirk Puckett of DailyBread.com. Thanks so much Dirk,  and congrats on your sponsorship of the Denver Self Reliance Expo!

Enjoy!

Willie

Top 5 Most Commonly Made Mistakes of Food Storage

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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]