Category: Homestead

How to Build a Fire Pit

I’m sure all of you are sitting there thinking to yourself, “Self, don’t read this.  It’s a waste of time.  It’s stupid easy to build a fire pit.” And you’d be right. However, there’s one tip I have to offer

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An Important Independence Day Tradition

Tomorrow is Independence Day.  A national holiday.  A day of celebration. More importantly, I believe it is a day for reverence, reflection, and respect.  A day I spend extremely thankful for many reasons, one of which is a tradition I

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How to Build a Rain Barrel Platform

If you are a Master Carpenter: You can go ahead and skip this post and find something more interesting on the interwebs…… maybe by visiting my full Site Index. 😉 You, Sir or Madam, are most definitely not me. After

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How to Clean a Dog Sprayed by a Skunk

Once again, I turn the blog reins over to my beautiful bride, who writes at MidwesternBite.com.  This time she’s sharing one of our most important recipes… A recipe for which we always have ingredients on hand…  A recipe that has

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DIY Rain Barrel

Last time we discussed why You Want a Rain Barrel.  I even went on a little rant there at the end.  Yeah, you’re welcome. Now that we’re all hot and bothered and ready to roll, I’m here to provide a step-by-step

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