Shop our New Items

Visit this link for Texas outlet malls, outlet & factory stores by region

HomeSurvival Handbook

See Pictures of Tornado Shelter Installation

Tank . . . A Dog’s Story

Every once in a while you get an email that touches the heart – this is one of those.  Thanks for sharing  Jack.   Begin Email They told me the big black Lab’s name was Reggie, as I looked at him lying in his pen. The shelter was clean, no-kill, and the people really friendly. I’d […]

BBQ, Tractors & Surviving

 Finally – everything came together yesterday … briskets were on sale and we had warm weather – 82 degrees. As they say ‘the perfect storm’ for me to get out there are BBQ. Ended up smoking some sausages and boudain as well as two very large briskets that we cut in half only because that […]

Best-Ever Chicken Pot Pie

Next to Fall, early-Spring is my second favorite season. The Red Bud trees are blooming – still waiting on the Dogwoods, the blue birds are back and getting their houses in order, and the temperature is perfect. Not too cool, not too hot. I’ve even seen a few lizards out sunning themselves. And we still are […]

Generators & Freezer Insurance?

I am definitely suffering an early case of Spring Fever. In spite of the fact that the trees are budding out – it is still pretty cool outside. Cool enough that I’ve not been tempted to . . . as my Mom used to say . . . go dig in the dirt. David did […]