Dandelion Wine for the DIYer with Weeds

Tales from the Dad Side - dandelion wine

I’m a big fan of DIY projects, especially if they’re a little unusual and double especially if they involve trying out foods that are tied into the natural world around us. So when life fills your front yard with dandelions, what better way to put them to use than to make dandelion wine? Now, this isn’t something that your kids can partake of when it’s done, but it’s certainly something they can help out with. I certainly don’t condone underage drinking and my kids have not, nor will they, be…

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Simple DIY Gardening Project

Tales from the Dad Side -- Seed Packs

In addition to all the things I do on a day-to-day basis, a few years ago I began volunteering as a leader in my son’s Cub Scout Pack. This means that, among other things, every month I need to coordinate a meeting for about 25 scouts and assorted siblings and provide them with some kind of activity. For our next meeting I’ve been working on a simple DIY gardening product to welcome spring. This simple DIY gardening project uses some pretty basic stuff and will easily transition to a pot…

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Amazon May NOT Always be the Answer!

I like saving money on stuff that I’m buying. Who doesn’t like saving money when they buy stuff? And with three kids in the house, I gotta buy a lot of stuff, so the more money I can save the better. But since I have three kids at home, I don’t always have a ton of time to shop around to find the best prices on stuff. So if I can save money and not really have to think about it that’s like a double whammy of awesomeness. That’s where wikibuy comes…

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