Making Spearmint Tea From Scratch

To make tea you literally put leaves in hot water. That’s it. There doesn’t need to be all kinds of waste or packaging involved, however it does help to have a good steeping vessel to submerge into the water that keeps the leaves from floating around in the water. To make tea from scratch you…

Tiny House Virtual Tour

There were lots of challenges associated with this build and I had to learn a lot of new skills in the process. Overall I am extremely happy with the final result. I’ve now been living in the tiny house for the past month and I absolutely love it! Which is good, because I put 4…

Building an Epoxy Table for the Tiny House

If you’ve ever browsed Pinterest, you’ve likely seen the live edge resin, and epoxy tables. Some use a clear resin, others glow in the dark, but all of them have one thing in common, they are AWESOME!  So naturally, I had to build one for the tiny house. After watching several YouTube tutorials, I finally…

Naked But Not Afraid – Adventures in the Wild

I’ve been spending more and more time outdoors, as I find I like being around lots of people less and less. Breaking down to the basics and just focusing on surviving. No stressors, no drama. Just survival. The more I learn, the less equipment I feel the need to take with me. My army buddy…

Aquaponics Isn’t Nearly as Fun as it Looks on YouTube

I spent WAY too much time and money trying to setup an aquaponics system in my home state of Washington. The weather here is just not conducive to raising a tropical fish like tilapia. I watched hours of YouTube videos, bought DVD courses from the experts in Australia, and read several books on aquaponics and…

Gardening in Afghanistan

In 2018 I finally got my chance to practice my gardening skills in Afghanistan. While some people think of Afghanistan as a hot desert because it is in the Middle East, the reality is it is very mountainous terrain. I was there during the winter and it was very cold, like a few inches of…

Hot-Wiring the Beater Truck

It’s not every day that you have an old vehicle you can tear apart without much consequence. I had always wanted to learn how to hot-wire a vehicle, and here I had this truck that was destined for the scrap yard. I’m pretty sure the guys reading this article just got a little envious about…