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Tripple S Tonic - Sweetbirch, Spicebush & Sassafrass

The Tripple S Tonic as it was called consisted of Sweetbirch, Spicebush and Sassafrass. Each of these plants has its own individual excellent flavors and benefits but when combined together the tea was marketed as having the ability to cure just about every ailment known and rejuvenate health to a level of childhood play. 56 more words

Primitive & Outdoor Living Skills

Hericium Hunt: Days Late and Feet Short

A hericium or “Lion’s Mane” mushroom growing on an oak tree, circled in red.

With the first rain of the season some weeks ago the countdown had begun until the opening harvest of mushroom season. 655 more words


48 Edible Flowers

~ Eat flowers you know to be edible — if you are uncertain, consult a reference book on edible flowers and plants.
~ Eat flowers you have grown yourself, or know to be safe for consumption. 907 more words

Herbal Remedies

Leinieian's Beer Keg Crawfish Boil

“Enjoy a Minnesota Crawfish Boil!”


It doesn’t get any better then this!

  • 5-7 pounds per person; live crawfish
  • 2 pounds Chorizo sausage
  • 1 pound mussels…
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Early Winter Trip

This is how November looks in Finland.

Last weekend there was a Bushcraft Finland meeting close to Tampere, Friday through Sunday.
The forum members I met there were very friendly and had the chance to learn a few things and get to know them gathered around the fire inside the rather big lavvu. 335 more words

Wonderful Wild Grapes

It’s late fall on our tiny homestead and I’ve been busying preserving the bounty for winter. A long forgotten secret that nature provides us with is wild grapes. 1,003 more words


Turkish Delight

There is frost predicted in this region within the next day, so I am in some hurry to rescue as much from the garden as I can. 439 more words