Tag Archives: Summer

Slow Cooker Meals: Enjoy Your Party While the Food Cooks!

It’s always a struggle when you’re cooking for a crowd. You want to be a good host, engage your guests, and have fun, but you also want great tasting food. Well, you could call a caterer…or you could simply grab a slow cooker and follow the recipes below to create great party dishes you will love. Read on to find out what foods can cook while you enjoy your party.

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The Ultimate Guide to Late-Summer Plot Preparation

When you love deer hunting as much as we do, you exhaust every last resource to make sure your property is as desirable to deer as possible. Like us, deer need food, water, and cover to survive – we all know that. Well, we spoke with Mike from Antler King, and he gave us his step by step guide to late-summer plot prep that would attract deer throughout the hunting season! Read on to hear his plot preparation story and his tips to creating a deer habitat on your property.

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The Peach Truck’s Famous Peach Recipes

Fresh, juicy peaches are on their way to select Rural King stores this summer! The Peach Truck is traveling around to farm stores to sell their delicious peaches by the case. To celebrate, The Peach Truck has provided us with a variety of peach recipes for desserts, breakfasts, dinners, salads, and more. And, check the schedule to see when The Peach Truck will be visiting a town near you!

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4 Mason Jar Crafts for Those Old Canning Jars

Mason Jars are great for canning. They save your fruits, veggies, jellies, and jams for entire seasons after they would normally expire. However, when a Mason Jar or lid finally quits on you, you don’t need to throw it out. There are tons of other uses for Mason Jars that you might find interesting. Check out my list of Mason Jar crafts for the garden, meal-prep, baking, and decor!

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How to Build Your Own Stock Tank Pool

In the heat of the summer, we all want a pool to help keep us stay cool.

However, we’re all aware of the differences between expectation and reality, particularly with home improvement projects. Expectations for home pools usually look something like the below picture, and of course, in this ideal scenario, maintenance and upkeep takes very little time, effort, or money.

However, in-ground, Olympic size pools can cost upwards of $20,000.

The reality of owning a pool can end up looking more like the below, even after plenty of money and hours of upkeep are invested each week.

When faced with the reality of many expensive pool systems, it’s easy to feel like Bill Murray in Caddyshack:  “We have a pool and a pond. Pond’d be good for you.” Instead of forcing you to settle for a pond, we have a third option for you:  the stock tank pool.

The stock tank pool (aka hillbilly hot tub) happens to be this summer’s hottest trend. For around $500, you can install your own backyard pool! Keep reading for instructions on how your can set up your very own stock tank pool.

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