Monthly Archives: March 2012

Saturday Links and Menu Plan(ish)

Happy Saturday folks!  We’ve got a busy day ahead of us – the hub’s stepfather is retiring and we’re celebrating his long years of service to a local EMC.  I don’t have any time to put together a real menu … Continue reading

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{ this moment }

A single moment, no words, thank you SouleMama

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Food Waste Friday – A Solution

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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Independence Days Challenge 2012 – Week 8

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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FDA Required to Address Antibiotics on Factory Farms

Finally!  The U.S. court system is finally standing up for our health and for the well-being of the animals we raise.  Earlier this week, the federal court system decided that the Food and Drug Administration cannot continue to ignore the … Continue reading

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Building Community

This past Saturday, my husband and a neighbor brewed the beer for our yearly neighborhood block party.  Brew from two neighbors, BBQ from another, and raffles from local businesses – it’s definitely a local affair.  We invited anyone from the … Continue reading

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Food Waste Friday – Compost Fodder

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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