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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 01/09/12

With week 24 of my Transformation Day 2012 challenge behind me, I feel like I’m back on track.  Things aren’t perfect, but things are peaceful again.  A girl can’t argue with that, right? Last week, I dropped 3.4 pounds of … Continue reading

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Liberty Alert: No “Fundamental Right to Own a Cow or Consume Its Milk” in WI

I can’t say that I was stunned when I read an October 3 post at Food Freedom regarding a Wisconsin resident’s right to produce his own food.  Let’s face it.  A citizen’s right to drink raw milk has been under … Continue reading

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Teach by Example: Turning Friends and Family into Preppers

My husband and I have a couple of dear friends who live in the next county.  For ages, Hubby and I have been dropping subtle little hints about our prepping strategies.  Usually, we’ve gotten comments from them like, “Well, we … Continue reading

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Can We Dehydrate It? Zucchini

Thanks to a friend who loves me, I had a bounty of zucchini.  Now, this might not be exciting to some of you, but it’s thrilling to me. Back in June when my friend brought the first batch from her … Continue reading

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