Cheap Bread

So I’m looking for a good, cheap bread recipe.  Everyone leave a comment! Here’s the one that I’m going to use, courtesy of the The Simple Dollar: 1/4 cup milk5 teaspoons sugar (or 1 1/2 tablespoons)1 teaspoons salt5 teaspoons butter (or 1 1/2 tablespoons)1 package active dry yeast (you can get yeast near the flour at your local […]

The Right Way to Coil Cable

So apparently there’s a right way to coil and store your cables. Who knew? I’ve been working in IT for over a decade and was never taught this method, but I’ll be sure to practice it from now on. A big thanks to Randy Coppinger over on YouTube.

Hybrid Woodworking

I’m a huge fan of The Wood Whisperer Mark Spagnuolo.  Mark’s videos and podcasts are top-notch, he gives great advice, and–most importantly–he has impeccable taste in silly t-shirts. Mark is one of a handful of woodworking enthusiasts that have driven the hobby into the 21st century. He’s made woodworking knowledge accessible to anyone who wants […]

A Lesson About Growing Plants from Seeds

Last summer I saved seeds from just about every fruit or vegetable that crossed my path. I have grape seeds, peach seeds, okra seeds, five different varieties of peppers, long-necked pumpkins, cucumbers, and snow peas just to name a few. The past month I decided to get them started in the house so they’re ready […]