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Friday, October 8, 2010

An Unquenchable Fire to Keep You Warm

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     Would you like to light a fire on wet wood?  Do you want to light a fire on water?  Are you looking for something to help you stay warm while camping, backpacking, snow-shoeing, skiing, etc?  If you answered yes to these questions, look no further.  We have just the product for you!  Check out our hottest new product at Survival Superstore!

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Getting Ready for Halloween!!!

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It's October!  Halloween is coming!  It's time for costumes, candy, and decorating!!!  Oh, and don't forget the pumpkin carving either.  It is a great way to spend quality time with your family and to nurture your creativity.  Here at Basic Living, we gathered 15 yummy recipes for you to try this Halloween season.  Be sure to start trying them early, so you can use your favorite ones to make your Halloween even yummier!

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

What's for dinner tonight?

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Isn't trying to decide what's for dinner one of the hardest things sometimes?  It seems like I repeat the same recipes every two weeks.  In an attempt to get inspiration on what to make for dinner, I used to spend hours watching the cooking channel.  Over time, I began to enjoy cooking for my wife and to take chances with new things.  Well, today was one of those days where I had to improvise and adapt to the world around me.  I usually make this dish with cream of mushroom soup, but when I was half way done the reality struck me like a bolt of lightening "we're out of cream of mushroom!"  Here is the accidental recipe which turned out to be a home-run!

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Sunday Inspirationals - "Create"

Pin It Here is a great message about being creative.  Hope you'll like it. 

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Survival Food!!?

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So, it's not really considered a "survival food" where we live, but for some it might serve as a survival food when there is nothing left to eat.  Although I grew up in a culture where bee larvae are considered a delicacy, I probably wouldn't be able to get myself to enjoy one of these unless it was the only thing available and I haven't eaten anything for days...  Just in case you are curious, here is the recipe for those who are brave enough to try some.

Friday, October 1, 2010

Putting the Bosch Universal Plus to the test

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     So, I am not going to lie, I like to spend time on looking for fun things.  And let's be honest, I'm sure you've had your fair share of "youtube-fix", so here's one for you if you haven't had your fix for the day.