Category Archives: Living Life

How to Make Beef Jerky

In this video, Michael and I go through the process of making beef jerky. We are using a London Broil, a meat slicer, and a dehydrator. We take you from the very beginning of cutting the meat to salting it … Continue reading

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Weekend Chickens – April 30th

Two of our hens are laying eggs now with the others curious what the deal is. Waiting on Miss Cloud, Parkour Chick, and Phoenix. I was gone most of the day so it was late when I collected the eggs. … Continue reading

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Weekend Chickens – April 23rd

Miss Cloud took on Spit Fire and lost. Miss Cloud was injured enough that she needed some purple cover-up over her wounds. I think her pride was hurt the most. I also completely removed the deep liter I was attempting … Continue reading

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Guess How Many Coins Are In This Jar!

I got bored one day and decided to count my coins. Just for fun, can you guess how many coins are in this jar BEFORE I dump it out and then after you see the piles separated out? Guess if … Continue reading

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Weekend Chickens – April 16th

We had some quiet chicken moments today along side a dirt bath war. Miss Cloud was a bit of a bitch today and I called her out. All was fine in the end but these pecking order issues are frustrating. … Continue reading

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How to Cook Prime Ribe

If you are interested in learning how to make the best prime rib ever, watch this video. Michael the Mad Scientist goes through the process from start to finish which includes salting it for a few hours and then eating … Continue reading

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Beautiful Autumn Colors

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Weekend Chickens – April 1

It snowed for a few hours blocking the sun and the fun.But we got some some time in the yard, a mysterious visitor, & 2 annoying visitors.Some surprise snow for the chickens! Today we ate beef and glared at the … Continue reading

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Weekend Chickens – March 26th

Parkour Chick lays her first egg! Just one more chicken to join the egg laying flock! Check out this short video where we get to see PK do her thing. Finally figured out how much layer feed they eat! There … Continue reading

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Private Moment with Parkour Chick

Dealing with Miss Cloud’s need to be head honcho is causing a bit of stress for me. I’ll figure it out but it’s making me worried for Trinity and Parkour Chick. One way to deal with it is to open … Continue reading

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Chicken Lays Her First Egg – Watch it Roll

It took a while to figure out which hen was the third hen to lay eggs in the flock. On this morning I woke to 3 eggs instead of 2 with no idea who laid it! It took two days … Continue reading

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Making a Smokeless Camp Stove

Michael takes us through making a smokeless camp stove and along the way, we have a few issues to overcome. In the end, he brings in a little help from Igor. Check out the video below to watch how we … Continue reading

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Feeding Chickens & Cleaning the Coop

This two-part video series covers a wonderful morning with the chickens while I learned a lesson or seventeen. I left the water out all night and it froze up solid and they don’t eat cabbage very quickly and leaving it … Continue reading

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Weekend Chickens – March 6th

First Egg, New Perches, Pecking Order There were a few videos posted this weekend primarily because Spit Fire had her very own “first egg video” just like Trinity (spoiler alert… Miss Cloud’s video is coming out next weekend). In this … Continue reading

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Weekend Chickens – February 24th

Cooing Chickens & an Upside Down Day In the first video for this weekend, I did the morning ‘chicken chores’ backwards and the ladies took full advantage! I spent my usual relaxing morning trying to get them back into the … Continue reading

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