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Feeding the Hungry


(This post first appeared on this blog in 2009 while we were still on the Arizona Homestead) Now, anyone with common sense would move to a place where green stuff actually grows right out of the ground, if they were planning on raising a whole bunch of ruminants.  Mrs. D’s first consideration, however, was to find affordable land.  Any affordable…

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ham and bean soup

Ham and Bean Soup


Nothing warms me up on a rainy winter day like homemade soup. This Ham and Bean Soup uses up that big ham bone I stuck in the freezer after Christmas. Watch and see how easy it is to make, then print out the recipe! And the recipe Ham and Bean Soup Recipe Ingredients: Hambone with meat 2 pounds white beans,…

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puttin up fence

Puttin’ Up Fence


(This post first appeared on this blog in 2008 while we were still on the Arizona Homestead) I finally got to puttin’ up fence this year.  With rising gas and feed prices, I need to find more creative ways to keep everyone fed.  The most commonsensical thing seems to be to let the critters out to graze.  The neighbors, however,…

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