Cool Stuff – Pioneer Skills
“5 Things To Do to Get Your Yard Ready For Spring”

Can you tell that we are really, really excited for spring yet? We’ve discussed our obsession with tackling our window boxes, which is a great place to start, but now it’s time to move on to the big stuff — YOUR YARD. Like most things in life, it is best to do a little planning and prep work before jumping in (and having a meltdown at your local nursery). The […]

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“What You Should Plant in Your Window Boxes This Spring”

Spring will be here before we know it. Thank goodness. We’ve already noticed buttercups and daffodils popping up in some neighborhoods. It has us in the gardening spirit and we are very ready for a little curb appeal to inspire us for spring. First things first we cannot wait to tackle our window boxes. We experimented for a few years and have been doing some research and these are the […]

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“How to Wrap Meat for the Freezer”

The key to storing and freezing meat effectively is in how you wrap meat for the freezer. Freezer burn, the most common cause of wasted meat in the freezer, is the process of dehydration that happens when meat isn’t wrapped properly. Most people don’t realize it, but even ice evaporates in the freezer over time (ever notice how ice cubes get smaller as they sit there?). Here is how to […]

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“DIY Natural Dry Shampoo”

The art of turning typical kitchen items into healthy body products is something we do regularly, especially given how many chemicals are now in the store-bought stuff, not to mention how expensive they are! We love the idea of getting resourceful and knowing exactly what is in our products, and keeping it as natural as possible. G, herself, is constantly on the road traveling so one of the top beauty products she […]

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“How to Make Charcoal Soap”

When you think of charcoal you probably think of grilling, right? Well, if you are into beauty, health and wellness at all you’ve probably noticed this odd ingredient popping up everywhere, from charcoal soap to activated charcoal protein bars. What exactly is this all about? Charcoal is an organic residue that is derived from various sources like wood, coal, coconut shells, or even bamboo (okay, still seems weird to be putting it on your […]

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“At Home Remedy: DIY Vapor Rub”

If you have been lucky enough to avoid the flu this season, you are a unicorn. This flu season is an epic one, some doctors are saying it may continue well into March. We are always looking for ways to boost our immune system and cure our bodies in the most natural and resourceful way possible. We took a look at the back of our common vapor rub ingredients, and […]

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Meet the Modern Pioneer: Kadie Smith of The Modern Huntsman

Kadie Smith is truly a renaissance woman and modern pioneer. She is the creative and art director behind the recently launched Modern Huntsman magazine, a gorgeous publication aimed at restoring the perception of hunting. In addition to the magazine, Kadie also runs her own design firm and blog, Drop Cap Design where she strives to service and inspire fellow creative entrepreneurs. She has an incredible eye and a hardworking attitude. […]

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“Try These Natural Remedies to Keep Your Dogs Healthy”

It is no secret we are definitely dog people around here. They’re our hunting partners, best friends, and are the most excited to see us walk through the door. We want to do everything possible to make their lives as happy, healthy and lush as possible and of course in the most resourceful and natural way possible. As we have thought more about how to keep ourselves healthy in this […]

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“How to Keep Your Houseplants Thriving in the Winter Months”

We are pretty plant-obsessed around here. We find ourselves bringing home new plants every chance we get and have filled our homes and office with so many houseplants at this point that it has started to look like we live in a jungle. But we love it. The biggest challenge in these winter months is that it is dark and cold, so we’ve done research and put our tricks to the […]

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“Where You Should Be Booking Your Winter Adventures”

Winter is definitely here and our cabin fever has fully set in. To give us inspiration, we decided to put a positive spin on it and think about all of places we could take an adventure in these cold months that we couldn’t otherwise enjoy.  Sure, there are tons of ski towns you’ve heard of, but we really wanted to get to the heart of where you should be booking your winter […]

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