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3 Dutch Oven Masterpieces

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With fall here, I can’t help but think of camping and the majesty of the Great Outdoors! Being from Southern California, I miss being able to escape to the mountains and doing a day-hike 45-minutes from home, or spending the weekend enjoying primitive camping with dutch-oven meals and stories of youthful mischief. In celebration of […]

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What’s Your Frost Date?

We visited my friend’s farm today. My daughters wanted to see the fruit trees that our friend Cliff had dedicated to them earlier this year. We had tons of fun. They ran around the property, visited the hens and roosters, and climbed up and down the haystacks. We laughed as one of my youngest daughters […]

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5 More Ways to Protect Your Vehicle

Here are five more tips to protect your vehicle against hacking. While they may appear obvious, you’d be surprised at how overlooking these simple tips will expose you and your vehicle’s safety to real threats. Aside from identity theft, technology intrusions such as this can prove expensive, not to mention life-threatening to your occupants.

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What Happened in the East Coast Internet Outage?

Today, the internet for essentially the entire east coast was taken offline by a sophisticated DDoS (Distributed Denial of Services) attack. The target, Dyn, is a company whose internet management services include DNS (Domain Name System). The DNS basically acts as the translator between domain names (ex. Website.com) and the associated stuff (IP addresses, identification, […]

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Toothpaste was Made for This?

I’m always looking for tips & tricks to cut corners…especially when it comes to using a “toothpaste” for something other that what it’s sold as. I’ve got a foggy headlight situation on my truck. I’m going to give this a shot.  

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2 Quick & Easy Home Remedies for Back Pain

From time to time, I experience back and neck pain due to sitting at my desk for extended periods of time. I originally injured my back just over a year ago while welding at a previous job. Soaking in Epsom salts was key in getting my mobility back almost instantly after the bath. I would […]

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30 Ideas for Family Unity through Service

As we enter the holiday season, our thoughts can easily be driven to look exclusively for the deep savings in sales and promotions. Even if that’s the case for you, we’d like you to consider creating opportunities to perform acts of kindness to friends and strangers alike. Below, you’ll find some wonderful ideas for service […]

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DIY Compost

Compost is more than simply piles of scraps from the kitchen table. In fact, if it doesn’t have green clippings, dry browns (like dried leaves), and microorganisms, then it’s not going to break down to the ideal compost for your garden. The videos provide excellent tutorials on making your own compost. How to Make Compost Make […]

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DIY Compost Barrels

Compost barrels are an excellent way to produce your own compost for your garden and yard. After reviewing dozens of designs, instructions, and videos, this video from Homesteadonomics is my favorite. It’s super easy to build, minimal parts list, no intensive labor, and a leaves you with a good looking composting tumbler. For this project […]

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3 Easy Pumpkin Recipes

Pumpkin milk hasn’t gone on sale yet, but just about everything else “pumpkin” you can think of is being sold EVERYWHERE. So, to celebrate this cool cultivar, we’re sharing three easy-peezy pumpkin-centric recipes. 1. Pumpkin Spice Energy Balls 2. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies 3. Pumpkin Soup Recipe for Crock Pot Crock […]

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