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A New Home for “The Claiming Liberty Blog”

This past weekend, I transitioned my blog to its new home — http://claimingliberty.com.  I know.  I should have started at Host Gator back in July when I started my blog, but I was worried that their interface wouldn’t be accessible … Continue reading

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Homestead Chicken Coop Project — Part 0.1

On Wednesday, we received the chicken coop that we purchased from an eBay store.  We were so excited, and I think most of the people close to us were excited too.  A dear friend of ours offered to come down … Continue reading

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Liberty Alert: Protecting Preschoolers By Feeding Chicken Nuggets?

A couple of years ago, I thought I’d seen it all when I read about children being forbade from bringing home-packed lunches to school.  Boy, was I wrong though.  This little jewel of government-sanctioned insanity has to take the blue … Continue reading

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Spring Equals Chickens at the Homestead

Although spring is still more than a month away, we’re gearing up for some new additions to the homestead this year — chickens! When we purchased our homestead back in 2009, I knew we’d have chickens eventually, but now that … Continue reading

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Transformation Day 2012: Update for 01/30/12

Week 27 of my Transformation Day 2012 challenge brought about some more good progress.  Not only did I drop some more weight, but I found a good source for some great local meat and dairy. After week 27, I’m down … Continue reading

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Local, REAL Food

Last week, I was thinking about my grocery list.  With payday being yesterday, I wanted to have everything in order once the check hit our account so we could resupply the fresh foods that we consume in mass quantities. As … Continue reading

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Transformation Day 2012: Update for 01/23/12

With week 26 under my belt, I couldn’t be more pleased with my progress! Despite the fact that I’m battling a cold, so many things fell into line last week, and I want to build on those successes and keep … Continue reading

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Why Birth Control Makes Me Sad

While cruising my Facebook news feed today, I came across an article entitled Obama Administration Announces New Decision On Birth Control, To Chagrin Of Religious Groups.  For the most part, my assumptions about what I’d find in the article were … Continue reading

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Today’s Menu (01/20/12)

I’m really feeling under the weather today, but I’m getting my stuff done.  It’ll definitely be an early night. Breakfast: scrambled eggs with bacon, mushrooms, red onion, and olive oil Lunch: leftovers from breakfast blackberries Dinner: chicken breast cooked in … Continue reading

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Today’s Menu (01/19/12)

Factory meat at every meal, I know, but it is what it is.  Still, I’m happy to have another day under my belt with no dairy! I don’t seem to be getting any sicker from the cold that I’m fighting.  … Continue reading

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