The BZ Blog
This blog brings you creative TIPS, TOOLS, STORIES, FACTS and ‘interesting FUN’.
BURNING FIREWOOD for HEAT, FOOD and FUN has never been so exciting.
LEARN SOMETHING NEW – BE ENTERTAINED – It’s all in The BZ BLOG!
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IT GOT WORSE A TOXIC SUPER BOWL STORY IT HAD THE MAKINGS OF AN AWESOME PARTY Friends, pizza, beer, and a large video screen – add an outdoor woodfire for keeping football fans warm in the cool Florida evening, and it was the perfect setting. The 3-topping pizzas were hand-made,…Read More
The last one will surprise you… ? 1. INCREASED PROPERTY VALUE With the most suitable trees in just the right spaces (landscaping), your home becomes more appealing, contributing to its net worth. 2. BEAUTY Enhance your curb appeal and add beauty to your landscape. Consider planting trees that have unique…Read More
Two common everyday products that provide tons of benefits for indoor and outdoor activities… (The Bonus Tip listed below is a must see) You may already own these simple but innovative objects. They are probably sitting in your garage or basement, doing nothing but taking up space. They are capable…Read More
THEY’LL THINK YOU’RE SMART ? THERE’S AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE WAITING TO BE DISCOVERED – WITH YOUR CHILDREN – OUTDOORS – WHERE LEARNING CAN BE A FUN-FILLED EXPERIENCE. Become engaged with nature and take advantage of all its wonder…then pass it on to the kids! Below are a few simple bits…Read More
THERE IS NO DOUBT THERE ARE MANY BENEFITS TO USING FIREWOODFOR HEAT: It’s a one-of-kind cozy warmth that only a wood stove can produce. The fires that roar behind the glass door display a beautiful ambient light each and every time the logs are burning hot and steady. There’s the…Read More
IT WAS THE UNMISTAKABLE SWEET AROMA SWIRLING THROUGH THE AIR THAT FIRST CAUGHT MY ATTENTION. As I followed my nose, I then focused on a tall wrought iron rack, stacked high with split oak. Naturally I became curious. As I walked passed the firewood rack and through the doorway, I…Read More
There is no fire that will light and burn reliably if the firewood’s moisture content is high. Freshly cut wood can contain up to 50% water and therefore NOT suitable for burning. Heating your home with wood? Do you build campfires for fun, warmth or grilling food? Entertaining family and…Read More
Above, Shane McDaniel, flanked by his sons, Henry McDaniel, left, and Harrison McDaniel, stand in front of their Washington state home with the wood they chopped. (Dave Robertson) THEY CUT WOOD TO FILL 80 TRUCKS. THEN THEY BROUGHT IT TO HOMES THAT NEEDED HEAT. HERE’S THE STORY… (by Caitlin Huson,…Read More
KEEP YOUR FAMILY SAFE and YOUR HOME INTACT The cold air has moved in and now a part of daily life here in the Pocono Mountains, northeastern USA. November’s unexpected 12” snowfall was yet another humble reminder of what the upcoming winter months have in store for us. Along with…Read More
Listed below are useful suggestions helpful for burning firewood for heat, food and fun: 1. COOK DINNER ON YOUR WOODSTOVE! If your stove has a cooktop surface, with a few select pots and pans and a little creativity, just about any food can be prepared. No need to turn…Read More