Author: Ashley

About Ashley

Outside is where you will find me, no matter the season, tending my little piece of earth and my homestead critters. Although, I am happiest when I can get my hands out of the snow and into the dirt.

Ames True Temper Dual Wheel Wheelbarrow

ames true temper wheelbarrow

Six years ago, we packed up everything we had and moved to the country. At the time, we only had two children, and we wanted them to grow up with plenty of room to run. It was also important to us that we teach our children the value of good, hard work; so we decided…

Change Out Your Wheelbarrow Tires For More Versatility

Marathon Tubeless Tires

We made the decision to change out the tires on our Ames True Temper Wheelbarrow to the Marathon Tubeless tires for one reason, and one reason only. No more flats! We have rocky, uneven terrain around our homestead and garden. Over the last six years of owning the wheelbarrow, the land started to take it’s…

Best Body Mechanics When Using Your Wheelbarrow


Just because your wheelbarrow is awesome, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t use proper body mechanics to avoid injuries. There is no reason for a sore back, hamstrings, or shoulders, at least, not from using your wheelbarrow. When you use your wheelbarrow, use the power in your legs. When it is time to grab the handles…

Pentair Kreepy Krauly K70405 Automatic Pool Cleaner Review

Kreepy Krauly Review

The Pentair Kreepy Krauly K70405 Automatic Pool Cleaner is acknowledged as one of the best, if not the best pool cleaner on the market today, but will it live up to your expectations? One of the things that can really ruin your love affair with a new pool is the work involved in maintaining one.…

Kreepy Krauler Maintainence

kreepy krauly

Have you considered the maintenance of the Kreepy Krauly automatic pool cleaner? Although many acknowledge it to be largely maintenance free, there are some things that you will need to check and perform periodically for smooth and efficient operation. First off you should ensure that you never leave it out in the sun for prolonged…

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