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Homestead update for the month of JANUARY 2017

HOUSE IMPROVEMENTS We have been getting to know another set of neighbors, who live a little further away. They seem pretty cool. At the beginning of the month, they gave us a camper fridge, since they didn’t need it anymore … Continue reading

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Homestead Update for September and October

While all the drama with the truck has been going on, I have still been working on my homestead. Quite by accident, we discovered how to make our own charcoal, which is saving us lots of money. We were cooking … Continue reading

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Homestead Update

We’ve started harvesting and drying the lemon balm. You need to make sure that you pick the leaves off the stems if you are going with the paper bag method, since the stems will hold onto moisture more than the … Continue reading

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Homestead Plans

So, we bought this land in December of 2015, and started to make trips out here right away. We didn’t move here permanently until March 2016. So we have not spent a full year on the property yet. I think … Continue reading

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Homestead events for the month of June

Okay, this post is late. I’ve been  been dealing with a lot of stuff, okay? And this post is not including the story of the dog and the snakebite, with I might type of later. This year we’ve been living without … Continue reading

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Homesteading Progressing

Well being stuck on the homestead with almost no gas has actually been kind of good for us. We got a lot accomplished. A friend of ours from town gave us a lot of leftover building materials, including plywood, some … Continue reading

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Round-up of Interesting Links: Homestead Edition

18 Berry Bushes to Grow in Your Yard: How-T0 Guides How to Grow A Modern Hedgerow 5 Ways to Start a Community Garden Self-Fertilizing Hay Bale Garden Beds 16 DIY Smokehouse Ideas What is vertical gardening? Edible Weeds 101: Health Benefits … Continue reading

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