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Simple Beef Stew

So I’m doing a challenge on my other blog of no eating out for a month. It started last night. I wanted something hearty, but also something that was fast and easy, so I turned to my pantry shelves and chose to make beef stew from my home-canned foods. 416 more words

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Welcome Great Pumpkin

” I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” – Henry David Thoreau.  How exciting to watch these orange globes growing in the garden!   39 more words

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Preparedness Week, Day 6

Today’s challenge involved cooking – one of my favorite things to do (mostly because of the eating afterwards!). We experienced a job loss a few months ago and have been living off our food stores. 457 more words

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Hay Bale Garden is In Full Flush

I think I’ve got a definite winner in the hay bale garden versus the straw bale garden debate. The hay bales have done much better all around than the straw bales have done. 169 more words

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Preparedness Week, Day 4 & Day 5

Day 4’s challenge was a more laid back task – A huge storm is expected to hit and we have a day to prepare. It is expected that we could be without power and water for a few weeks. 655 more words

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Rabbit Enchiladas with Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Enchilada Sauce

3 tbsp chili powder
3 tbsp flour
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp cocoa powder
1/2 tsp garlic powder
3 cups of rabbit broth (or chicken broth, or even water) 230 more words

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Chicken Coop Progress

The coop almost has a roof! Once we have enclosed the top, finished the front door and installed a lockable cover on the chicken entrance, we will be good to go. 55 more words

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