Monthly Archives: February 2012

Independence Days Challenge 2012 – Week 2

Producing more food for my family and becoming generally more self-sufficient has been one of my long time goals now, so I was excited to see the Independence Days Challenge is back on Sharon Astyk’s excellent blog The Chatelaine’s Keys. … Continue reading

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Food Waste Friday

Every Friday, Kristen over at The Frugal Girl posts a picture of her food waste. She invites other bloggers to join in her effort to save money and reduce the amount of food that gets thrown away in our country … Continue reading

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{ this moment }

A single moment, no words, thank you SouleMama

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New Arrivals

After about an hour and a half of driving and a little last minute setup, the little ladies have finally arrived: Four Buff Rocks, in all their yellowy cuteness… The first picture is a top-down of my chick brooder setup.  … Continue reading

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Squeee!

I had another post planned for today, but that all went out the window when I finally got the call I’ve been waiting for….my baby chicks have arrived!  I’m getting 4 Buff Rocks from a guy that put in a … Continue reading

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Planning My Menu OR Performing a Home Root Canal

Okay, okay, menu planning is probably not that bad, but for some reason, I have just not been able to make myself do it.  I watch The Frugal Girl do it every week (her menu plan is up today in … Continue reading

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Independence Days Challenge 2012

Producing more food for my family and becoming generally more self-sufficient has been one of my long time goals now, so I was excited to see the Independence Days Challenge is back on Sharon Astyk’s excellent blog The Chatelaine’s Keys.  … Continue reading

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