Winterize a drip irrigation system

Now that we made our life a little easier by installing a Drip Irrigation System and let me tell you I have loved having our drip system, this thing is amazing!!! But with winter just around the corner, things are getting colder which means we need to winterize before we have a water problem. This is how to winterize a drip irrigation system or how we did it! But if you are looking at installing a drip irrigation system check out how we installed ours, here.

Drip Irrigation System

First, you will need an air compressor. If you do not have one start asking around and I bet there is someone that will let you use theirs, this is what we did… Or there is always the option of buying one. Here is an air compressor that we are dreaming over or a cheaper option this one or this one

BUT you will need an air blowing gun attachment, here or a kit here. Here is an example of the one I used.

winterize drip system

Next you will remove your end fittings (figure eight), you need to make sure that the 1/2″ tubing has two sides open. From one open side and using the air blowing gun attachment, blow air through the 1/2″ tubing. 

winterize drip system

You will want to continue doing this for awhile making sure all the water exits the tubing, we did this for at least 5 minutes. Now reattach your end fitting onto your 1/2″ tubing. And detach your system from the hose faucet. Now your system is all ready for winter!

winterize drip system

And next spring when you want to turn on your drip system, just attach your system back to the hose faucet and turn it on. Anyone else winterizing?  

Week 27 Workout: Oct 27-Nov 2

Welcome to this weeks at home workout!!! I hope everyone had a great weekend. If you are new and would like to join our workout, start here, because we would love to have you…

Here’s a little motivation for this week:

 Hope you have a great week and try not to eat to many snacks because I will be trying not to eat all the chocolate in my Halloween bowl, which is all of it… Enjoy your workout!

Week 27 Workout

Easy Chicken Sandwich Recipe

Easy Chicken Sandwich Recipe

My husband begs me to make this recipe almost every week, that’s how much he loves this chicken sandwich. And guess what, it’s easy!! Don’t you love to hearing when recipes are easy… And the family loves them! 

If you want to push the chicken sandwich over the top, try using the Texas Roadhouse Roll recipe for the buns. It makes the sandwich amazing!!

Easy Chicken Sandwich Recipe
An easy chicken sandwich recipe!
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min
  1. 3-4 boneless chicken breasts
  2. 1/2 cup - 1 cup bread crumbs- Italian style
  3. 1 egg
  4. buns
  5. cheese
  6. lettuce
  7. tomato
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a baking sheet/dish with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Take the chicken breast and cut in half length-wise (to form two thinner chicken breast cutlets).
  3. In a shallow dish, beat the egg until mixed. Set aside. In another shallow dish put bread crumbs in dish. Set aside.
  4. One by one, take the chicken and dip into the egg then coat with bread crumbs. Place the chicken onto a baking sheet. Repeat with the other chicken breasts.
  5. Bake chicken 30 minutes, turning after 15 minutes. Top with cheese the last couple minutes of baking.
Like I said the recipe is easy. You only need 3 ingredients to make the chicken sandwich. 

Homemade Chicken Sandwich

Here is my setup when I make the sandwiches.

Homemade Chicken Sandwich Recipe

And the chicken after coating with egg and bread crumbs.

Chicken Sandwich Recipe

And then of-course the baked chicken breast.

Chicken Sandwich

I hope you enjoy this easy chicken sandwich recipe.

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