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“24 of the World’s Sexiest Burgers”

All week we’re posting the best burgers across the Interwebs on my Facebook page. There’s nothing more satisfying than munching down on a delicious juicy burger. From a dinosaur kale patty to a traditional baconater there are so many ways to dress your buns. I have 24 of the World’s Sexiest Burgers to get your stomach growling and hopefully your grill fired up this summer.

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“10 Cocktails to Make You Fall in Love with Whiskey”

There’s something about a good cocktail, especially one made with whiskey. Here are some of my favorite whiskey finds from Pinterest. Speaking of, are you following me on Pinterest yet? You can find all of my favorite things there. Do it! It’s where the magic happens. The Gold Rush. What’s the gold? Honey.  Whiskey Slushie. Do I need to say more? Whiskey Cranberry Slushie. This cocktail is a fruity take […]

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“Video: Farmer’s Cheese”

I have several homemade cheese recipes on this website as well as in my latest book “Modern Pioneering.” Well, I thought I’d also show you how to make it on video, since we all learn so differently don’t we… Here is the recipe for this cheese in case you want to make it ASAP after watching this video: Homemade Farmers Cheese Pin It

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“Behind the Scenes with The Chew”

I thought y’all would want to see some of the behind the scenes action that happened while filming my segment on The Chew on ABC. Ready? I fished a lot. The water glittered in the sun and it made the 5am wake up call worth it. I love black bass. It’s delicious. You should eat some as soon as possible. I played with a bow and arrow! AND…. AND… I […]

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“How to Start Composting”

Composting is the process of turning organic waste, like vegetable scraps, into nutrient-rich soil for your garden. It involves layering “green” matter with “brown” matter, in a ratio of two parts brown to one part green. Most apartment dwellers don’t have the land for a traditional compost pile, but not to worry; there are all kinds of options. For example, there are compost tumblers that allow you to rotate your […]

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“How to Make a Shed Antler Candleholder”

A few weeks ago I filmed a segment on The Chew where I did all kinds of adventurous things. One of those was turning a shed antler that I’d found in the woods into a candleholder! When I posted it to my Facebook page a lot of you inquired how on earth one could make that sort of thing, so I’m here to show you how. You’ll need a few […]

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“It’s Official! My New Line of Limited Edition T-Shirts are Here”

A few months ago I took a little straw poll and got your feedback on a new line of t-shirts I’ve been working on, custom made in L.A. Well I’m so happy to say that they’re now officially available to order and will ship in about 2 weeks! 100% of the softest cotton you’ve ever blanketed your body with and 100% made in America. Personally designed by me and custom […]

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“Homemade All Natural Wood Cleaner”

The sun’s out and the flowers are bloomin’, it’s Spring time friends. Here in Texas, Spring is also known as the two weeks that you can sit outside for more than a few minutes without breaking a sweat. It also means it’s time to dust off the patio furniture. Here’s a great natural cleaner for any of your wood furniture, inside or out, that might be in need of some […]

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“Venison Chili”

I love a good chili recipe. Even with the weather warming up, there is something special about a hearty bowl of chili at a summer cookout. Plus, when you have a pot of chili on the stove, your whole house will smell amazing. As you can see, a delicious chili recipe takes just a few ingredients… But I promise it’s so worth it to go foraging into your pantry for […]

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“Finding Our Inner Fearlessness on My Adventure Getaway”

Recently I have been thinking a lot about my close girlfriends and how important those relationships are to me. When I look back over the years I realize I met so many of them during those unforgettable bonding experiences that life brings your way. There is a lot that I love about the Adventure Getaways for women that I’ve been doing over the last two years, but my hands down […]

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