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 […]

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, […]

Casino and Micro-Brewery anyone?

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Sorry to have been a slacker for a bit here, I have been in and out of my “day job” for a while and it seems like things are finally starting to stabilize again. Thanks for all of the support from you all.

I have several posts I am hping to make today […]

A neat trick when you don’t have a staple or paperclip!

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I feel like I have been doing an awful lot of cooking related vids lately,  so I wanted to do something simple and hopefully new to most.

This is just a quick video on a neat trick to use when you need to attach papers but can’t seem to find a staple or […]

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 […]

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 […]