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    by  • November 28, 2013 • Events, Featured, Holidays • 0 Comments

    crows in trees

      The first thing I see every morning is this tree. I look out the window upon an oak that was large before I was born. The oak stood tall before my house was built. Estimated to be at least 150 years old, our oak towers over all the trees on the street. I...

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    Notes & VOTE

    by  • November 4, 2013 • Events, Gardening & Pets • 0 Comments

    white silky bantam chicken

    Day four of NaBloPoMo and I’m already succumbing to a list post? I have a host of random things I want to share: Order your turkeys – Local grocers are taking pre-orders for turkeys. I like Bowman and Landes for an affordable turkey that still supports a local farm. If you have the ability...

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    International Homesteading Education Month

    by  • September 8, 2013 • Events, Featured • 9 Comments

    butterrfly on zinnia

    Mother Earth News and GRIT may have invented International Homesteading Education Month a few years ago but we’ll celebrate it anyways. We love all kinds of holidays, even created ones, so we are all in for a month of learning and sharing. Each member of our family adopted a learning goal for this month....

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