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Ideas for Stacking Firewood

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Here in Texas, we enjoy having our wood stacked nice & neat for the winter. We don’t worry about snow at all but we do enjoy splitting & stacking wood. I’ve found some really cool wood stacking designs that I will try my hand at next week as we split some logs. Check these out! […]

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Happy Veteran’s Day

Today, we celebrate the Veterans of America’s Armed Services. A celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. (VA.gov) It’s a day to celebrate the lives of all Veterans, past and present. As we typically enjoy food, laughs, and meals together, let […]

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How to Grow Ginger Indoors

Ginger is delicious…even beyond sushi. The health benefits of ginger include many gastrointestinal applications such as colic, diarrhea, gas, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), nausea, and stomach aches. Additionally, ginger oil has been used in applications such as to treat coughs, lactation difficulties, migraines, and toothaches. Ginger is not a terribly difficult root to grow but […]

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5 DIY Easy Extracts

We love cooking & baking new foods in our home. I came across this DIY tutorial and had to share it with you. In it, you’ll learn about these 5 extracts you can do at home, complete with ingredients lists instructions. Almond Chocolate Mint Coffee Lemon Vanilla

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VIDEO: Mesmerizing Jugglers

Here are a couple of videos of talented jugglers who will leave you awe-struck at their finesse. I’m posting simply out of entertainment and to share the elegance of their skills. Enjoy! Kristian Jyoti Unknown Juggler

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How & Where to Store Ammunition

The internet is valuable because of the amount of information available to us. We can virtually learn to do anything we’d like. Sure, you’ve got to discern credibility and legitimacy, but once you get that down, it’s a treasure trove of countless learning…FREE! Here’s a bullet-point summary of a great piece titled “How & Where […]

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DIY Mosquito Management

Here in Texas everything is bigger, especially the mosquitoes! So many folks use tons and tons of bug spray to fend off those blood suckers but not me. My wife talked me into using coconut oil once a couple of years ago and that’s worked excellent ever since. But, here are two interesting videos that […]

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DIY Make Kinetic Sand

Having several kids at home is our reality. Finding crafts and creative activities can keep them entertained for quite a while. More than that, it’s fun to spend time doing these kinds of activities, especially when we’re stuck in a rainy-day storm kinda-day. How to Make Kinetic Sand

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Video: Have you ever seen a brine pool?

I stumbled across this video and it was too cool to not share with you. Interesting that this lake is over three-thousand feet below the Gulf of Mexico! The lake is termed “jacuzzi of destruction” because it’s salt content is four-times that of regular seawater.

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DIY Ginger, Lemon, & Thyme Cough Syrup

I recently recommended this wonderful DIY cough syrup to my friend’s husbad as he was looking for a cough syrup to help his daughter’s cough. This recipe is one of TONS of great recipes from our friend Wardeh Harmon at the Traditional Cooking School by GNOWFGLINS (GNOWFGLINS = God’s Natural, Organic, Whole Foods, Grown Locally, In […]

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