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Visit to Polyface Farm

The sun was shining and a light breeze carried the sounds of happy chickens. Carl, Alina, and I sat on the grass next to the portable “bunny mobiles” as we waited for our friends to arrive. 329 more words

Simple Food

Learning to Sew - Working From a Pattern

The weather turned chilly and rainy today. A great day for sewing. Other than the Taproot Tunic, this is my first attempt at sewing from a pattern. 105 more words

Simple Sewing

Herbal First Aid and Emergency Relief

By Sandra Lory, herbalist and educator. Mandala Botanicals

(seen at Numen Blog)

This is an updated version of Sandra’s incredibly thorough handout on herbal first aid for emergencies that is  included in the  2,019 more words


How to get Superpowered Garden Soil

Weed ‘Em And Reap

Ya’ know what makes me happy?


I’m not talkin’ about crappy dirt on the side of the road, I’m talkin’ about real, dark, rich & moist dirt. 1,010 more words

Self Sufficiency

Homemade Natural Muscle Relief Cream

Okay, we have been doing a lot of physical work around the house and while the hubby began building an Earthship during his session out in Taos, NM.  524 more words


I *may* have a new home

So much has happened in the months that have passed since my last proper blog post.  I do sincerely apologise for the huge gap in my blogging but in all honestly ‘life’ simply took over. 672 more words