“Omission Beer Michelada with Candied Beer Bacon”

Micheladas are a very popular drink here in Austin. I remember when I was first introduced to one it sort of blew my mind, it was all of the savory spicy things I loved paired with my favorite refreshing beer. I was recently introduced to a beer that I’m kind of crazy about so I’ve been playing around with it in all of my recipes too and I decided it was time to share it with you all as well ....more

“The woman who does not require validation from anyone is the most feared individual on the planet.” -Mohadesa Najumi

“The woman who does not require validation from anyone is the most feared individual on the planet.” -Mohadesa Najumi ...more

“Riceland Duck Fried Rice Video”

Hey Y’all. I’m excited to share with you one of my favorite rice recipes that I made on the Riceland stage at the Wings Over the Prairie Festival. A mouthwatering recipe for Duck Fried Rice ....more

“Baked Apples Stuffed with KIND Healthy Grains Clusters”

I made a seriously delicious recipe over the weekend and you must make it immediately. Lately I’ve been experimenting with KIND Healthy Grains Clusters, which have five super grains in them, including quinoa, millet, and gluten free oats. I first started working with KIND products last year when they sponsored the gift bags at my Adventure Getaways ....more

“How to Defend Your Body Against Microbes”

Microbes. They are everywhere around you. Some are good and some are bad ....more

“Indian Spiced Venison Stew”

For those of you who...more

“How to Skin a Deer”

A few years ago I posted step-by-step instructions on How to Skin a Pig. I was on a javelina hunt in west Texas and proved that javelina could be made to taste delicious. Today, I’m going to show you How to Skin a Deer (spoiler alert: it’s very similar, but we could all use a refresher.) I recently made a new friend here in Texas named Roy who is a true conservationist ....more

“How to Make Mason Jar Lights”

“This is going to be very glamorous” my friend said as we started this project. We tried putting in a red light bulb, which was like going to an old pharmacy. It would also work well with an Edison light bulb ....more

“How to Make Homemade Candles”

The candles you buy in stores might look and smell pretty, but they also may contain harsh toxic chemicals, which could be bad for your health. On the bright side (no pun intended), I’m going to show you how simple it is to make an all-natural, homemade candle. Yes folks, the same process they used many years ago… And now, you’ll see just how easy this tutorial is and think, “Why haven’t...more

“How to Turn Wine Bottles into Drinking Glasses”

I have been posting various stages of this project on my social media accounts for the past few weeks and have gotten a lot of inquiries for how to make these bad boys. Well, first off, the step-by-step instructions are in my book Modern Pioneering, (do you have a signed copy yet?) along with some other amazing Martha-Stewart-Meets-MacGyver projects. But here I am posting it for you to show you an easy way to make homemade fabulous holiday gifts for practically nothing ....more