Category Archives: Family

Reuse It: Building a Root Cellar Out Of an Old Refrigerator or Freezer

Another “reuse it” episode. If you thought making a smoker out of an old freezer was neat, wait until you see this next little project. Building a root cellar out of an old refrigerator or freezer. First off, what would

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How to Press Your Own Apples to Make Cider

I’m pretty sure Sean and I have to try everything at least once from scratch… This year it was apple cider. Actually, we were kinda forced into making our own cider this year. The orchard that we like to buy

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Life on the High Desert: Fire Season

Coming from Missouri it was almost impossible to wrap my mind around this natural disaster called “range fires.” Everything is so wet in Missouri and grass growth is just enormous all summer long, but it doesn’t take much to understand

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The Buckaroo’s Breakfast

Breakfast, I believe, is my husband’s favorite meal. He loves the way I cook lunch and supper, but breakfast is what gets his day going and sets his pace. So what does this buckaroo eat every morning to get his

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