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5 Homesteading Rewards

Last week I wrote an article on the 5 Challenges All Homesteaders Face. The response was amazing! Many people in all phases of ‘homesteading’ or self sufficiency commented and agreed with many points I made. 765 more words

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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


Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument

The Monument aux Mort (War Memorial) in Marseille, France. The inscription reads “Aux Heros de l’Armée d’Orient et des Terres Lointaines” – “For the Heros from the (French) Army of the East and from Distant Lands”. 39 more words

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


Spring Break Is Over

I have been taking a bit of time away from writing and sharing in order to get a few things in order.  It is spring here in the Northern Hemisphere and it is prime garden time here in the southeast of the US.  129 more words


Are we using poisonous mulch???

Hey Ren,

Thanks for reminding me that sometimes, things might seem like an exaggeration but they are exactly that, a “Food Moment” or an experience that hangs with you your whole life. 502 more words

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