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"Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice." Henry Ford

"Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice." Henry Ford

That's a quote that I'm rather fond of and I've always found to ring true in my own life.  Whether it's building a house, fixing your car or literally chopping your own wood, there is an added element of satisfaction that goes along with doing something for yourself, where most folks would have someone else do it for them. Having grown up in Northern Ontario, I've always had a DIY mentality.  In fact, one of the hardest things I've had to learn to do, over the years, is to delegate tasks to others.  But whenever I can, I still love to...

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Coffee Outside - Wakefield Edition

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Coffee Outside - Wakefield Edition

photo credit: JP Torunski "Who doesn't like coffee? And beautiful scenery? And biking? One of life's simple pleasures is to ride out to a nice location for a bit of a break. You can make it a full-on picnic, which is tough to beat. Or you can make it simple: make some coffee ahead of time in a thermos, grab some snacks, and ride out somewhere nice. Then there's the #coffeeoutside phenomenon..." Read the rest of the article on The Ottawa Cyclist here. BUY the Minipresso here

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Off Grid Living with a Few Luxuries

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Off Grid Living with a Few Luxuries

For us, getting away from it all and unplugging isn't about foregoing all luxuries and suffering hardships.  It's about simplifying life so that you can relax and REALLY appreciate the things that you may normally be too distracted to fully experience.  Like sitting beside a wood fireplace with a cup of coffee you've made freshly by hand and relaxing by the sound of the fire. Pictured above is Greg at Presso Canada headquarters in Restoule, Ontario showing us what life off-grid is all about.With water boiled on a propane stove (wood stove works just fine too) and beans ground with a ROK...

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ROK Espresso Maker Refurbishment Kit Installation Guide

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ROK Espresso Maker Refurbishment Kit Installation Guide

Up here in the Great White North, we're a rugged bunch and maybe that's why we love the ROK Espresso Makers so much.  Come to think of it, we Canadians have a lot in common with the ROK: we're tough, dependable and get the job done without too much fuss!...

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The Seven Deadly Sins of the Home Barista

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The Seven Deadly Sins of the Home Barista

You can make better coffee. Below you’ll find 7 of the most common obstacles to producing cafe-quality coffee at home.  Of course, there are countless ways to improve your coffee, but what you’ll find below will certainly put you on the right path. It’s worth adding that nothing suggested below includes spending lots of money on high-end equipment. You can actually improve your brews and save money at the same time. It’s a win/win scenario.

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