Small Container Garden Update, Nice Wheels!

Hi Everyone,

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 […]

Attracting Wild Rabbits, the Rabbit Hole, Hutch

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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

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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 […]

‘Staged’ Container Gardening at High Altitude

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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 […]

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 […]

Homemade Popsicle (Popsicle for Sore Throat)

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I started writing this post based on the fact that I have two sick girls in the house.  However, this is a really cool skill that can make you a hero in a lot of situations, not only a household sore-throat epidemic.

The last few weeks I have been faced with all sorts […]

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, […]

Growing Wheat Sprouts

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In this episode I’m showing you how I grow wheat sprouts from my long term storage wheat supply.

This craft is something that a lot of people from the great depression times knew well. There are a lot of things you can do with wheat berries, (more videos to come), but being able […]