Category: Hobbies

Growing Hydroponic Vegetables Indoors

It’s winter in Colorado, and with temperatures dropping well into the single-digits, outside gardening is no longer possible. If one wants to continue gardening, there are two options. A well-insulated, heated, and durable greenhouse that can withstand the blizzard winds, or a hydroponic system. The former is very expensive while…

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Camping at Pawnee National Grasslands

Took our first trip the Pawnee National Grasslands in Colorado. I don’t want to sound like such a downer, but I guess I was expecting a lot more isolation and solitude. And I don’t mean from a sense of too many people, but rather there is a lot of oil…

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Coachman Freedom Express 192RBS

We are pretty exited to be picking up our new 2021 Coachman Freedom Express 192RBS this Thursday! It’s been close to 8 years since we last had an RV travel trailer, and I’ve put a lot of thought into what I wanted this time around. First of all, length. We…

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Favorite Salsa for Chips

Salsa! Not the music, but the wonderful spicy sauce of chopped, usually uncooked vegetables or fruit, especially tomatoes, onions, and chili peppers, used as a condiment. The endless number of recipes make trying new salsas as fun as wine and beer tasting, or even bourbons! They go with so many…

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Stop Algae From Growing in Chicken Water

Algae is a chlorophyll-containing, mainly aquatic eukaryotic organism, or more commonly referred to as the green stuff one finds in stagnant water. You can grow this stuff if you let water sit for awhile, but neither humans or chickens like it. And removing the algae can be a time consuming…

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How To Raise Baby Chicks For Eggs

Raising chickens turned out to be a lot more fun than I imagined. I was a bit nervous at first because we were venturing into the unknown, but after a few months I realized it wasn’t going to be difficult. In fact, as they got older, the easier it got….

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Vacationing In St Lucia At The Coconut Bay Resort

My family’s new goal is to have at least one vacation a year, someplace new, and someplace warm. Since nearly all of us come from Colorado, it’s nice to get a break from the winter cold. So, after over a year of planning and debate, we chose the all-inclusive Coconut…

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