How to Buy Live Chickens for a Backyard Coop

Backyard Chicken CoopRaising and caring for chickens can be very rewarding- and a lot of fun. It is, however, a pretty big responsibility and one that you have to be prepared for. If you are ready; you have enough space, some additional cash and somewhat additional time, here’s how to buy your first flock…

While keeping chickens is not all that expensive and can save or even make you money in the long run, you will need a Continue reading

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Dude Caught An Octopus In North Florida – Video

Octopus North Florida I usually don’t post about stuff that’s “overly localized” but I thought this was sort of interesting…

 

I was fishing at Nassau Sound which is between Jacksonville and Fernandina Beach, Florida. 

It was a small one, but an octopus none the less…”

 

I have never seen an octopus in this area. I understand they are  Continue reading

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How to Clean Sliver Using Water Softener

 

How to polish silver As sliver ages it tends to become harder and harder to clean. Water spots build up on the surface and basic polish methods no longer work to remove these stains. Luckily, there is a sure-fire method to remove stains and restore your sliver back to its pristine condition of years past. If you have ever wonder how to clean silver with water softener then you’ve come to the right spot. Below is a short ‘how to’ on how to transform old silver into the sparkling beauty it deserves to be along with the ingredients necessary to make it all come together nicely.

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5 Benefits of Owning Plastic Chicken Houses

 

Plastic Chicken House Backyard chickens, like every domesticated animal need to be cared for properly. It may sound funny, but when you take good care of your chickens, they are going to take good care of you.

Plastic chicken coops of excellent quality can accommodate your birds in a comfortable, pleasant and safe environment. They offer a few benefits that traditionally constructed coops may not have.

Plastic chicken coops building plans are available online as are fairly easy to assemble manufactured coops. A comfortable, safe home is very vital if you need fresh eggs every day, particularly when you keep backyard chickens.

We have compiled a list of the top 5 benefits of plastic chicken houses versus  conventional coops. Continue reading

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Video – How To Clean Silver With Baking Soda or Water Softerner, Aluminum Foil and Water

How To Remove Tarnish From Silver

Have you ever tried to polish silver? It’s hard work. It’s messy. It’s time consuming. The stuff that removes the tarnish smells horrible- it’s like somebody tried to make rotten egg cologne- it’s nasty!

Here’s a method that works like magic.

You will need:

1. a container that will hold water.

2. Baking Soda or Water Softener powder (Calgon, 20 Mule Team Borax, etc) 1 cup per gallon of hot water

3. Table sat

4. A piece of aluminum foil or a piece of aluminum

5. Tarnished silver items

 

Line the bottom of the container with aluminum foil. If you are lucky enough to WATCH THE VIDEO AND READ MORE INSTRUCTIONS

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Tailgate Talk With Samantha Novacek From American Idol

Samantha Novacek of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania sat down with us for a little “Tailgate Talk”. She was able to give us a step-by-step rundown of how she got “through to Hollywood” on American Idol and navigate the American Idol auditions. We were surprised at all of the steps and auditions a potential American Idol has to go through- even before singing for the real judges! Watch Samantha’s Video Interview With Zeke And Find Out How She Did It

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Garth Brooks To Be Inducted Into The Country Music Hall of Fame

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Breaking news from Nashville –  Well it’s about dang time isn’t  it?

It was announced on Tuesday, March 6th that Garth Brooks will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. He joins the current calss of inductees including
singer Connie Smith (She’s married to Marty Stewart) and Read More And Check Out Garth’s Stats

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How To Cook Collard Greens With Smoked Ham Hocks

Collard greens are a traditional Southern favorite side dish. They are much maligned and misunderstood in certain circles. The detractors do come around and change their opinion on greens when they have an opportunity to taste greens that are well prepared and seasoned (kinda like grits).

Here’s a method for cooking collards I picked up when I lived in Laurel Mississippi.There are a lot of green recipes out there but this one is pretty easy and the results are fantastic!

The general idea is to great flavor infused water, or “pot likker” before adding any greens to the cooking pot Read More And Watch The Video

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So, I Found This Old Recipe For Mexican Cornbread…

Mexican Cornbread Recipe

So, I found this old recipe for Mexican cornbread while cleaning up some boxes in the garage. It was on a dogeared piece of paper from a long defunct plumbing supply company in Savannah Georgia.

I don’t know where this recipe came from or how it came into my possession. It has been my experience though, that old, handwritten recipes on worn, yellowed scraps of paper are the good ones.

Here’s what I found- Read More And Get The Recipe

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How To Grill Ribs With Baby Joe Sadler

How To Cook Ribs On The Grill

“Baby” Joe Sadler, raconteur and grill aficionado, has been developing and perfecting his quick grilling method for cooking ribs over direct heat.

When you don’t have time to slow smoke your ribs all day, Joe’s technique may be just the  thing to get succulent juicy ribs from the grill to your table. When you are pressed for time, this just may be the trick. Read More And Watch A Video Of Joe In Action

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