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Time to feed the bees

Its almost the end of January and its still pretty cold here in the Mid-Atlantic region. January & February are usually the worst months when it comes to cold and snow in our area. 272 more words

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Fodder Harvest Day!

Today, the wheat fodder is ready to harvest! All animals get 2% of their body weight in fodder. But since it is winter, and there have been very few greens for me to forage for the rabbits (and they have super sensitive digestive tracts), I am giving them 1% of their weight. 54 more words


Compost Here We Come!

When I was little composting meant dumping all our vegetable and fruit leftovers in a big heap in the farthest back corner of the yard where my grandfather would also burn the trash.   970 more words


Cob Cat Cave

I have been reading about cob building and now that I have an outdoor cat I decided to see if I could build it a shelter for free.  304 more words


Staying on Top of that Pile

Do you feel like your laundry is eating you alive?

I understand your pain, completely!

I get so envious of my pastor and his wife, for having an amazing lady from our church who comes once a week to keep their laundry under control.   331 more words

It's Been a While

Wow, I can’t believe I haven’t posted since the 13th. I’ve been fine, just there is a lot going on with the house sale, which still seems to be on track for an end of February closing, and the repairs and stuff we are doing. 563 more words


3 Ways to Recycle Tea Bags

Once you’ve used those tea bags or loose leaf tea, don’t throw it in the trash.  Here’s a few ways to recycle and your plants will thank you. 145 more words