Cool Stuff – Videos

Eggshell Seedling Planters

Here is the latest in my Modern Pioneering video series. From The Garden, The Kitchen, The Wild, and The Rest, you’ll be learning recipes, projects and skills for a self-sufficient life. This one teaches you how to upcycle your eggshells and turn them into eggshell seedling planters, which you can then transplant right into the ground–the shells serve as fertilizer! I’d love to hear if you enjoy this one, and please […]

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7-Herb Frittata and Upcycled Flower Styling

In this episode of my free Modern Pioneering series, I have a nifty idea you can use for an easy brunch and an upcycled table centerpiece. 7-Herb Frittata and Upcycled Flower Styling are two ways to use eggs. You’ll never want to throw out your eggshells again with these upcycled flower vases. If you’re into eggshell tricks, be sure not to miss this other one on eggshell seedling containers. And […]

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Video: Homemade Bacon Salt

Bacon and salt equals… bacon salt! This is the perfect condiment to have in your refrigerator for a rainy day! Put it in your eggs for breakfast, sprinkle over sliced tomatoes, toss it in a salad, or add a little extra somethin’ somethin’ to your steak. You know you want to.  Homemade Bacon Salt:   What did you think of this video? Have you subscribed to my YouTube Channel? It’s free […]

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Video: Christmas Tree Napkin Fold

An elegant table setting makes any dinner special, but especially around the holidays. In this video you’ll learn a festive Christmas tree napkin fold that is very quick and easy to put together, and will surely delight your family and guests. Christmas Tree Napkin Fold:   Supplies ●  Square fabric napkin ●  Optional: candy cane, berries, or ribbon for the top, and a pin Instructions Start with a square fabric […]

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Video: How to Make the Perfect Pie Crust

Here is How to Make the Perfect Pie Crust. We are right in the middle of pie season. And the secret to a good pie is a delicious flaky pie crust. In this recipe you’ll learn how to put together the perfect pie crust that will serve as the base for any pie filling you choose. How to Make the Perfect Pie Crust: Watch this video, I bet you’ll never […]

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How to Make a Wreath from Nature

A wreath is an easy thing to make for any season and a great activity in which you can incorporate your kids. To gather the key ingredient for this project, you’ll need to go in search for  the types of vines that are thinner and therefore good for wreath making—wisteria, honeysuckle, and grape are some of the most common. A walk in the woods, a local park, or even a […]

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Video: Cookie Mix in a Jar

The holiday season often means festive parties to attend. This homemade cookie mix in a jar gift is a delicious idea for a hostess, as well as friends, neighbors and family. You can put it together quickly with items you have in your pantry, it’s economical, and the recipient will appreciate it long after. Cookie Mix in a Jar: For more DIY Modern Pioneering tips and tricks, subscribe to my YouTube […]

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Video: Cinnamon Wrapped Candles

Watch the step-by-step video on how to make Cinnamon Wrapped Candles to keep your rooms smelling cozy and festive this holiday season. Cinnamon Wrapped Candles:   What did you think of this video? For more DIY Modern Pioneering tips and tricks, subscribe to my YouTube channel!

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Video: How to Make a Holiday Tablescape with Items from Nature

During the fall and winter months, we all tend to do a lot more entertaining. In advance of hosting our friends and family, there are many elegant things we can do to create a beautiful table scape using items we collect from nature. Watch the step-by-step video tutorial here:    What did you think of this video? For more DIY Modern Pioneering tips and tricks, subscribe to my YouTube channel! Save […]

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