Monthly Archives: May 2012

I am Not a Picture Taker

I am not a picture taker. Now, that’s not to say I never take pictures – there are plenty of pictures of my garden, my daughter, parties and get-togethers.  But for me, photographs are an afterthought, “Oh, maybe I should … Continue reading

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Food Waste Friday – Uh, Really?

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 14

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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Why I Don’t Worry About the Economy

Recently Timothy Geithner, the Treasury Secretary of the United States, gave a speech about, among other things, what he believes caused the recent financial crisis: You can’t legislate away stupidity and risk-taking and greed and recklessness. What you can do … Continue reading

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In the Moment

SouleMama posted her “right now” post this morning, and I’m inspired to do the same.  If you haven’t read Amanda’s blog, then have you been living under a rock why don’t you head over there and take a look?  Some … Continue reading

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Saturday Links

I just realized this post did not go out on Saturday – it was sitting in “draft”!!! Hiya folks!  Greetings from the sunny south!  We’re headed to our friend’s daughter’s birthday party this morning, and then on to our Brew … Continue reading

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Food Waste Friday – Bad Stuff

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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