Monthly Archives: April 2012

Sliding into Summer

With our warm days, I can already feel us sliding into summer here.  My daughter is just beginning her final month of preschool before the break… … the garden is in full swing, in some places threatening to burst at … Continue reading

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{ this moment }

A single moment, no words, thank you SouleMama

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Food Waste Friday – Kiwi Squish

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 12

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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Garden Update – April

I am currently on a journey to provide healthy, chemical free food for my family from our own land.  My goal is to provide over half of our fresh produce during the year – I’m nowhere near there yet, but … Continue reading

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Cleaning Schedule for the Overwhelmed

Okay folks, as promised in last week’s goal post, I have made a cleaning schedule.  First of all, let me give you a little insight into why I even need a cleaning schedule, because if I could have helped it, … Continue reading

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Do the Baby Shuffle

I think that it might be the first time on the blog that I’ve mentioned it, but we’re expecting another tiny person here at the Jessie : Improved compound – another girl, in fact.  Now, just to let everyone know, … Continue reading

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