Reduce Reuse Recycle

I’m excited to announce that The Pioneer Way has a new t-shirt design that focuses on recycling. The new Reduce Reuse Recycle t-shirts are available in styles for both men and women, so get yours now and help promote sustainable living!

All shirts are sourced from American Apparel and are Made in the USA, and for those of you that are super environmentally focused, some of the shirts are also made from 100% organic cotton.

If the Reduce Reuse Recycle shirt isn’t your cup of tea, we also have a great one of a kind original Powered by Bacon t-shirt as well as a Pioneer Way Classic design. Make sure to check them all out!

What do you think about our new Reduce Reuse Recycle t-shirts? Leave us a comment and let us know how your ideas for lowering your carbon footprint!

Coming Soon: New Pioneer Way Original T-shirt

Check back often to see what's coming soon at The Pioneer WayGood news, I’m close to launching another Pioneer Way original t-shirt. The new shirt will focus on recycling, and will be a great addition to both the Pioneer Way Classic, and the Powered By Bacon original t-shirts.

If you have any interest in a good American Made t-shirt that conveys a positive message, make sure to check back soon!

Can Your Phone Help You Around The Homestead?

My Android Phone

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Wouldn’t it be great to organize your busy life and keep track of all the important things that you need to do and remember? Wouldn’t it also be great to have a journal or a notepad with you at all times so that you could keep a list of items you find around your home or farm that require attention, without lugging around a pencil and paper? I mean, a list will probably just end up misplaced anyhow right? What if you could collect and organize all of your important information so that you always had it at your fingertips no matter where you were? Well guess what, just grab your smartphone or tablet because you can do all that and more with one small application. It’s even free!

So what application do I need?

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Poll: Would You Eat Genetically Modified Food?

GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD

Image by The Rocketeer via Flickr

GMO is a very hot topic in the food industry. Do you support it? Do you feel it’s labeled well enough? Take my GMO poll so we can all share our thoughts on this controversial subject.

Would you eat genetically modified food?

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Are the results of this poll what you expected to see? Leave us a comment and let’s discuss!

How Do You Chop Your Firewood?

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As the seasons change and the air temperatures plummet, those of us with pot belly stoves or wood burning fireplaces find ourselves digging into our firewood supply and heating our homes with nice cozy fires. It not only saves a few bucks on the monthly heating bill, but it just feels right.

So this begs the real question…

How do you chop your firewood?

Buying pre-cut wood
Do you buy your firewood already cut and split? This is fine as long as you have a few hundred dollars a year to spend restocking your firewood supply. Hopefully you’re buying it by the cord from a firewood dealer and not by the armful at the supermarket. That can be expensive!

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Apples, Apples, And More Apples!

A heaping stack of freshly picked Granny Smith green apples awaits processing
Granny Smith Apples

We have some relatives that have a Granny Smith apple tree that does nothing but produce fruit by the bushel. Recently, while shooting some family portraits, my relatives were kind enough to send me home with some so I ended up bringing home a bushel if not two!

Can you ever have too many apples?

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Is Your Cookware American Made?

Maybe Black Friday has come and gone, but the holiday shopping season is still upon us. Are you still looking for that perfect gift for someone special? Why not help the United States economy and do your part to help keep our fellow Americans employed this holiday season by shopping for products that are made in America!

Jacob Bromwell is a great place to start! They’re an American based company that produces quality American made products and guess what, they’ve been doing so since 1819! How cool is that!

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