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Great Vintage Yard Sale Find!

This great waffle maker is decades old and was found by Ernie’s mother at a yard sale ages ago. We use it regularly. Homemade waffles are definitely worth making if you can. 141 more words

Frugal Living

Ode to the Unconvinced Chicken Owner

Every now and again, we come across a person who so desperately needs chickens in their life, but they are quite simply, not convinced. For those soon-to-be-owners out there, who need a little convincing, I give you this… 131 more words

Another Busy Day Over the Fence

Another busy day that’s left me exhausted. Here’s what happened…

So that’s the cold hard facts. Analysis and reflection coming soon. Nightie night.

Urban Homesteading

You don’t need to move to a commune to get back to the land, there’s simple things  you can do right now to live a more sustainable life. 54 more words


Cheap seeds

I am not spending a lot of money on seeds this year, and I hope never to again. Seeds are pretty cheap, over all, but they can add up over time. 1,030 more words


Homesteading with Heart, Just exactly what does that mean?

Homesteading.  Urban Homesteading.  Modern-Day Homesteading.  Backyard Homesteading.  Sustainable Homesteading.  Self-Sufficient.  Back- to-Basics.  Back-to-the-land.  Agrarian Culture.  Simple Living.

These are just some of the keywords that are being used to describe the movement that is sweeping our nation and others.  794 more words

Grape Cuttings Part I

My neighbor gave a holler over our fence, “Isn’t it a little early to be digging in the garden?” NEVER.

Granted I wasn’t actually “in the garden”. 428 more words

Grape Cuttings