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Keepin’ up with Fresh Foods

In my commitment to eating as many fresh veggies as possible, I have run into a snag. That is that many times I do not eat up the veggies before they begin to spoil. I have a compost bucket, but these veggies still cost money. Money that is very tight right now. So I want […]... Read More
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Salad For Breakfast

The first time I had salad for breakfast it seemed incredibly strange. Breakfast is supposed to be cereal and milk; pancakes and sausage; eggs and potatoes, right? Now I crave it. I have found that leafy greens give me energy like nothing else. I can literally feel my liver cleansing itself. My daily carrot juice makes […]... Read More
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Colloidal Silver on the Homestead

I am going to venture into the realm of home remedies today. Keep in mind that I am not trying to provide a peer-reviewed, scientific study, here. I am merely sharing what works for me and my family. Make your own judgment. For several years now, we have been using colloidal silver. We take a shot […]... Read More
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Fermented Foods

Life in a 14 foot trailer can get very interesting. Especially when you’re trying to eat fresh, whole foods and your refrigerator will hold about enough for one day. Our fridge is about the size of a large cooler. Just try getting a gallon of raw milk, a half gallon of carrot juice, a quart of […]... Read More
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Cookie Therapy

One of the drawbacks of living out in the boonies – our internet service has been pretty spotty since before Thanksgiving.  I’m pretty tolerant.  It’s taken me this long to finally get fed up.  After yelling at my computer screen, then hanging up on the computerized “tech support” several times, I finally turned to cookie […]... Read More
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Those Amazing Sprouts

The guineas have successfully transitioned to the outdoor brooder and have made it through several freezing nights. Whew! I was getting tired of sharing my bathroom. In addition to the smell… The peavines in the garden have greatly encouraged me, having survived the freezing nights so far (despite losing their blossoms). I am working to […]... Read More