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Preparedness

Midwinter has passed, and with it, the counting down of the days towards the light.

Visitors have now left and the cottage seems eerily quiet…somewhere in the stone walls I can hear a mouse scrambling about. 284 more words

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I used to play guitar – a lot of guitar. For several years, between group instruction, private lessons, performing, and practicing, I would have a guitar strapped on  anywhere from 6-8 hours a day, 5 sometimes 6 days a week. 318 more words

Permaculture

Visiting a worm-farm: a worm-story before Christmas.

Yes, it finally happened: I visited a worm-farm!

Gebr. Mekelenkamp is one the biggest worm-farm in the Netherlands and I was thrilled to go there with Rowin Snijder ( 482 more words

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Why Disposables can be Dangerous

Only 75 years ago, most Americans produced virtually no trash.  In 1960, the average American generated about 2.68 pounds of trash per day.  In 2010, Americans were producing 4.43 pounds of trash per day.  173 more words

Simple Living

Sunday on the Homefront: I forgot the flowers....

Hello Everyone!

Well, I got so excited about buying veggie seeds that I totally forgot flowers. I realized my mistake when I was watching a youtube video on gardening and people had a whole bed of flowers for the bees and bugs only. 471 more words

2boys1homestead

One Bed Down, Gazillion to Go

I have finished the first garden bed and started the second one. Shout-out to readers Debbie and dbp49 for reminding me to use fallen leaves and reassuring me that I’m not wiping out my worm population. 359 more words

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NEW RECYCLING PROGRAM

My neighbors of Stanwood and Camano Island,

NEW RECYCLING PROGRAM IS READY FOR YOU!

We are very excited to announce this new program!

We did a free test trial period for 1 year with businesses some families, plus the free drop box at IGA-for a time. 342 more words

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