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Are We On The Wrong Path?

The history channel recently had a show on about ‘the end of the world.’ It talked about how several native peoples, including the Hopi and Aztec, believe people are living against Mother Nature. 148 more words

Homesteading

Needle and Thread


I’ve been ironing, quilting, and sewing little embroidery patches all day and working on this poem off and on. not quite pinpointed a title yet… 406 more words

Art

Taking stock - Litterally

So, a big part of August for us has been about keeping busy preserving food. Our dehydrator has been running non stop, mostly preparing vegetables for soup mixes, herbs for storage and tomatoes for dried tomato powder and pieces. 326 more words

Family Life

Stings and Beans

I awoke this morning, bright and early, to take advantage of my last day off work of this wonderful 3 day weekend. My plan was to finish my garden hoeing and weeding, harvest lima beans and green beans and get some fall crop seeds in the ground before the heat of the day. 929 more words

cast iron cookware update

thanks to a friend and neighbor (thank you Sunday!), plus a fortuitous purchase at the thrift shop, have been able to return to cast iron from that non-stick stuff. 293 more words

Self-reliance

cast iron cookware update

thanks to a friend and neighbor (thank you Sunday!), plus a fortuitous purchase at the thrift shop, have been able to return to cast iron from that non-stick stuff. 293 more words

Self-reliance

garden update: zucchini

starting off the season with 8 zucchini plants had me awash with the stuff at the beginning of the season. froze several gallons (filled so called gallon freezer bags), canned 7 quarts, gave some away and ate some. 219 more words

Self-reliance