Starting a fire in your fire pit can be a little bit of a challenge. But don’t let it both you too much. Everyone has to learn how to get a fire going in there fire pit. Even if you’ve done it before, there tends to be some steps that you can’t remember. Believe me, … Read moreHow to stack wood for a fire pit?
Ooey, gooey toasted marshmallows…what a treat. Sandwiched between two graham crackers or all by themselves, they are a delight to eat. All you need is some fresh marshmallows and a heat source and you are well on your way to enjoying this delicious treat. But not all heat sources are good for cooking. In particular, … Read moreCan you roast marshmallows over a propane fire pit?
Nothing spells fun in the outdoors better than a summer spent swinging on a single rope tree swing with siblings and cousins. I have fond memories of the simple swing our Grandpa made for us in their backyard. We would take turns swinging each other on it and that brought a lot of joy in … Read moreHow to Make a Single Rope Tree Swing?
We have been looking at small tracts of land for several years. We hope to find one that we can buy and live on for a long time. One of the things we have had to think about is do we want to live by animals. Particularly, do we want to live by cows. If … Read moreCows In Your Yard
I have been playing tennis for more than 30 years. The groundstroke is one of the most important skills to learn if you want to play the game. It seems to elude a lot of people as to how to really learn to groundstroke or how to improve their groundstroke. In this article I am … Read moreTennis Groundstroke Trainer
You may be asking yourself if you should buy an electric weed eater. I asked myself the same question and decided to try one out. In this article I am going to tell you about my experience with an electric weed eater. I will tell you about the good and the bad. And will let … Read moreMy Experience With An Electric Weed Eater
Water balloons are a fun way to enjoy the Summer. Since we were kids, my brothers and I loved to fill up water balloons and throw them at each other and everything in sight. They truly are fun. Now that I am older, I get to watch my children play with water balloons. If they … Read moreFun Ways To Play With Water Balloons
I thought balance bikes were the coolest thing the first time I saw one. I don’t know why it didn’t dawn on me that removing the pedals from a bike or not having any pedals at all would be a great way for a person to learn to balance themselves before starting to ride a … Read moreWhat Age Are Balance Bikes For?
Over the years we have tried different types of ground covering in our garden. Pine needle mulch has become our covering of choice. In this article I will tell you how and why we chose it and what the benefits are for using pine needles instead of wood mulch. When we first moved into our … Read moreBenefits of Pine Needle Mulch
All kinds of things can be added to your compost to make it nutrient rich. You can add grass clippings, vegetables, leaves, vegetarian manure, washed eggshells, and more. But what about wood ash. Is wood ash good for compost? Wood ash is good for compost when you want to raise the pH of your soil … Read moreIs wood ash good for compost?