Handcrafted Treasures, Why It Makes Me Smile…

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Sat on the side of the road of our old neighborhood was a sign that said free… In the trash can perched a yard sale sign, and by the looks of the curbside trash they had a sale that day and/or the day before… Given [Read More]

On The Branches Of The Evergreens…

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I find the world around me an amazing adventure… I can walk in the woods and see the changes that the trees and plants make around me. Sometimes it is almost like a slow movie as the season grows, dies and transitions into the face [Read More]

Patience to learn…. crochet

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One thing I can say about being married to Modern Pioneer is that he is always trying something new, and unlike me, he is not a procrastinator. If he sees a need for something to be done, he does it. Me… I am very different. [Read More]

A Early Homestead Morning , What It’s Like Here…

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It is mid November here, and it has been a late cold season arrival. The chores needing to be done before the arrival of the first snow have been completed, and the homestead has been wintered. The season of fall is a favorite season of [Read More]

Super sale! Must have book: Country Wisdom and Know How

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If you’ve followed this page for a while, you know this is a book we HIGHLY recommend for homesteaders of every level. The e-book version is currently on sale for a great price of $1.99 – LIMITED time so check before you order. The benefit [Read More]

Cold Frame Jump Start, Grow Baby Grow…

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Lets talk cold framing for a minute…. If this is new to you, let me explain it and the process in some detail. It is something I want to encourage, and I am going to also suggest/post a book that will help you become more [Read More]

Winter Preparation, The Outlook, Where Are You?

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A quarter cord of wood left to split, and that is it for the season… I am pleased at the amount I have done this year. I feel comfortable knowing that I have split 3 more cords this year than I normally need.With the new [Read More]

No Smoke, Too Much Heat, Lucky Deer…

There is gonna be several different opinions on this subject, and let me make clear that most of them aren’t wrong. But sometimes, I have to make what I feel is a good call for the better. The weather event this year has me scared, [Read More]

Making The Carved Pumpkins Last, The Solution

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Carving pumpkins has been a enjoyable time of year… It is always a great time to visit another local farm and go pick our pumpkins from the rows upon rows of all sorts of different pumpkins. Often, I can see what the pumpkin is going [Read More]

Wintering Chickens, Some Answers To Questions

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As we head towards the winter months, the girls will slow their production of eggs. The natural survival rate of the off spring is the reason why chickens slow their production during these winter months, if they lay at all. Does a light help because [Read More]