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Hard Candy is pure sugar (simple carbohydrate) and these are meant as a supplement. We burn carbs (sugar) first so ingesting sugar can give you a boost of energy when you need it. Also, your suggestions include fats that can rancidify, making them hazardous for human consumption. Hard candy, if sealed, will be good pretty much forever.
I have used commercial versions and since it's most convenient to place it next to the feeder, the cat(s) wind up dropping food into the dish/bowl. This results in my having to empty and clean it daily. And carrying a bowl of water across the kitchen was "messy". I finally just put a bowl in the tub and wash it out when I shower, then fill from the tub spout. No mess.
Um. A tennis ball on a string?
The Christmas Box II
This is not "lawn darts". As you pointed out in the text, it is an outdoor (ie rough lumber) dart board".THESE are lawn darts.
Pruning Tomatoes For Maximum Yield
"no pathogens live beyond 186 degrees"This may well be true, but you cannot SEE the difference between 100 degreed F and 186 degrees F. But you CAN see the difference between 210 degrees F and 212 degrees F because the water boils. So, without any "high tech" devices (like a thermometer, lol) you can just boil the water.
One thing I've thought about with pill bottles is making it water tight. I thought about a washer or O-ring that fits in the top of the cap so it seals the bottle and keeps matches, etc dry.
When cooking over a fire, you want a bed of coals, not just licking flames, to heat the food. By removing the water the charcoal will burn a lot hotter than even seasoned wood. But it's real impact in history is in the forge. It burned hot enough to work iron, and eventually steel.
Have you tried dryer lint? I remember the scout handbook had a fire starter that used lint and paraffin. Figure the PJ can be used.
The raspberry cane bears in the second year, then dies. A new shoot/cane grows as the second year cane bears fruit.