Monthly Archives: April 2012

Food Waste Friday – Whoop!

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 11

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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Simple Upcycled Notebook

It’s been a while since I made something, and earlier this week I had a printer fiasco, so I decided to use some of those discarded prints for a better purpose than the recycling bin: I made a small notebook … Continue reading

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Goals Update – April

Well, it’s been a while since I have posted any goals, so I thought I’d give you guys an update.  I noticed the other day that I have posted quite a few intentions on this blog over the past couple … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Forgotten Skills of Self-Sufficiency Used by the Mormon Pioneers

Recently I subscribed to the main podcast feed for the Preparedness Radio Network, an online radio station dedicated to preparedness, survival, and self-sufficiency.  To be perfectly honest with you, I skip quite a few of the episodes that come through … Continue reading

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Saturday Links and Finally, the Farmer’s Market!

Happy Saturday folks!  We’re headed out this morning on foot to our local farmer’s market, which just opened today!  I’ve quite literally been waiting for months – it’s so great to have a market within walking distance, and man, this … Continue reading

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{ this moment }

A single moment, no words, thank you SouleMama

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