Ketchup Bottle for Pancake Batter

Ketchup Bottle for Pancake Batter

Here is another quick pinterest tip (It works great for special heart shaped valentine pancakes, or even more special W.T. pancakes for the good little boy in your life…
If you clean out an old ketchup bottle and fill it with a thin (but not watery) pancake batter, you can squeeze out precise amounts or add artistic flair without making a mess.
At my house, I typically make a mess as I use a measuring cup to scoop the batter out of the bowl and drip globs of batter throughout the kitchen. (Which reduces the hubby points for making weekend breakfast to less that zero). Continue reading

Combat Leaders Field Guide

Combat Leaders Field Guide

combat-leaders-field-guideA guide to small unit dismounted combat operations, extensively updated to include both the latest doctrine and lessons learned from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

  • Covers the equipment, operations, and individual combat skills essential for soldiers and others who must act as infantry
  • Essential for Army infantry leaders at the platoon and company level, Special Forces troops, Air Force security and patrol services, Marines, and other Army branches who operate as infantry when needed.

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Wood Chip Mulch

Wood Chip Mulch

1One of the things I like best about running this website is all the cool people I get to talk to and learn from. The other day I was talking with YouTube personality Katzcradul and she informed me about Paul Gautschi and his wonderful film Back to Eden. I won’t go into detail here (except to say you really ought to watch the film), but I did learn about the importance of mulch, and decided to follow his method this year. Continue reading