Category Archives: Helpful hints & how to’s

Helpful ideas and how to’s .

Video- Storing food For Hard Times!

How To Prepare and Store Food For When Hard Times Hit!

This information is for people who are interested in becoming more self sufficient in this day and age.

It is a beginners video if you have never done this, the information will give you a good idea where and how to start.

Pantry and canning supplies are important.  You need a good storage area and it has to be a good temperature and humidity.

I used to have at least six months of food stored in one manner or another at all times. People used to tease me about it but we never went hungry.

My husband worked in a seasonal profession and was down for at least three months out of the year. One and half months in the spring and one and a half months in the fall. So I had to make sure we had all the necessary foods to get us through the lean times.

There is nothing wrong with being prepared you will thanks yourself and so will others.



How To Prepare For Hard Times Where To Buy Food For Long Term Storage

Video by: Wranglerstar

Video- The Coolest Kitchen Gadgets!

You Have To Check These Gadgets Out They Are Fantastic!

I really like each one of these gadgets they will definitely help in any kitchen situation.

They are all more on the modern side. Different kinds of inventions but are real good ideas.

Some they are old and made much better new, redesigning and modernizing . Wouldn’t it be nice to cook the perfect egg. Or scoop the perfect scoop of ice cream.




Everyone would like to have cooking and prepping made easier and these gadgets will definitely do the trick.

Check them out…

10 Cool Kitchen Gadgets Everyone Needs

Video by: Chop Busters

Video- Unique And Cool Gadgets

The Coolest Kitchen Gadgets, All Practical And Fun!

Here are some really cool ideas for gifts or just to have in your collection of kitchen gadgets.  Some of them will definitely be conversation pieces.

They are all very usable but all have a unique look to them.  Your kitchen will never look the same, but in a good way.

You can have a lot of fun with these gadgets. Your kids will love to cook when they that these to work with.





54 Coolest Kitchen Gadgets For Food Lovers

Video by: Home Design Ideas 1

Video-Christmas Cupcakes!

12 Simple Ways TO Decorate Your Cupcakes For The Holidays!

This will be a lot of fun for a Christmas project. The kids would have fun doing all different kinds of things with this.

You could even decorate for a table centre piece. That way you just eat the center piece no packing away for next year. Make it all edible how cool.

The kids are out of school and itching to do something and this is the perfect thing for them to tackle.  Their imagination will now no bounds when they get to decorate.




12 Christmas Desserts IN ONE VIDEO – Kit Kat Forest, Hersheys House, Cakes, Cupcakes and more!

Make Christmas fun, have a great time with the young ones of the family.  Make Memories!!

Video by: MyCupcakeAddiction

Video-Gift Wrap For someone Special!

The Many Unique and Different Ways To Gift Wrap For Christmas Or Any Other Occasions!

The ideas for gift wrapping are fun and innovated .  They put your imagination to work and your gift will definitely look different from everyone else’s.

Some of them have reusable wrapping idea’s . With everyone trying to be more conscious of not having so much stuff to throw out these are great idea’s.

One Christmas I bought my girls bathsheet towels and gift wrapped other gifts in them, No wrapping paper!

There are all kinds of ways to gift wrap without causing lots of waste.




Check out the different ways to decorate a gift and make yours unique.

How to Wrap a Present! DIY 8 Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas

Video by: SaraBeautyCorner

Video-Cool Cooking Gadgets!

The Helping Hands You Can Get For Your Kitchen!

Here are some really neat Kitchen helpers that will make your cooking a  whole lot easier.

These would make great gifts for anyone who works in the kitchen and loves to cook. Christmas is coming make your list!

There are tools I have never even thought were out there. Absolutely cool . I’d love to have one of each.




20 Cool Kitchen Gadgets Everyone Needs

You have to check out these Gadgets- Amazing.

Video by: Chop Busters

Video-DIY Room Decor

Great Decorating Idea’s for Teenagers New Room Decor!

These idea’s are great, takes a bit for the painting but the other idea’s are pretty simple and you can do it together.

You and your teenager can do this project. They can pick their favorite colours and you can have a wonderful day making memories with you children or child.

This is more or less for a girls room but with colour changes and other little boy twists you can do it for either your son or daughter. Or you can change it up for yourself.





Great decor idea’s. Some of these idea’s you can even make for gifts to give away to someone special.  The holiday’s are almost here.

DIY Room Decor! 10 DIY Room Decorating Ideas for Teenagers (DIY Wall Decor, Pillows, etc.)

Video by: SaraBeautyCorner

Video-Vegan Pumpkin Pie!

Changing It Up – Vegan Pumpkin Pie!

Now here is a pumpkin pie that is totally made for people who are watching their sugar intake and for those who cannot eat regular pie.

Gluten free and refined sugar free and you don’t even have to bake it in the oven.

Takes only a few minutes to make and then you wait. Once  it has set up in the refrigerator  you are ready to go. Top with vegan whipped cream and now its time to eat.





Try something different you may like it!!

Check out this video…

How to Make Pumpkin Pie | EASY + VEGAN RECIPE

Video by: Fablunch

Video-Cooking The Perfect Eggs!

A Great And Simple Way To Cook The perfect Eggs !

How to get the perfect shape and consistency of your eggs for your egg sandwich.  I personally would use this to cook even my breakfast eggs.

Next time I have eggs for breakfast this is the method I am going to use.  You get the eggs plus the flavour of the onion.

You could even prepare your eggs omelet style and fill the onion rings and make mini omelets. There are lots of different things you could do with this style of cooking eggs.




What a simple little trick to great eggs.

You’ve Been Cooking Eggs Wrong Everyday

VIdeo by: CrazyRussianHacker


Video- Fresh and Crispy!

McDonald’s Secret Fries!

This is a video on how to make some of the best fries. It may take a little more time but it is well worth the effort.

Your kids will be wanting you to make these fries all the time.  They will think you are the best cook ever.

I always made fries for my kids and often wondered how they got them so crisp so now I know.

So if you want to know check this out…



Great treat !

Will you be able to tell the difference?


Nicko’s Kitchen