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Handmade Prayer Mat - (سجادة الصلاة)

Over the past few months  I have been reading several books, ‘Little House in the Big Woods Series, ‘Little Women Series’ and Walden, to name a few, which all included aspects of making and mending the things you need as opposed to buying or discarding them. 591 more words

Homestead Update 12/30/2017

The weatherman is predicting night time temperatures in the single digits for the next few days so I have been preparing. I know you Northerners are accustomed to these temps and you stay prepared but it is rare for us to be in the single digits. 221 more words

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Homestead Update 12/23/17

Well, it’s been a while since I have been here hasn’t it? I thought about the end of the year being near and I looked back to see what I had actually accomplished around here and I realized not much. 509 more words

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Homestead Update 11/11/17

Fall finally arrived here at the homestead and the trees are starting to show their colors.

I planted an acre of greens in the back bottom right before we received an inch of rain and I got a tremendous emergence! 102 more words

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Making A Home In The Wilderness

Today’s blog post ventures into some overview history of pioneer women. We’ll start with a reminder of women’s roles and work in the mid-19th Century, then delve into the details of cooking and quilting in the west. 680 more words

Women Going West

Homestead Update 8/6/2017

Things have been a bit slow around here as you might imagine when one is working 70 hours per week at my job. Our cotton is progressing nicely as evidenced by this large, grown boll. 411 more words

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A Step Back in Time

Cades Cove

Cades Cove

Cades Cove

Cades Cove

Cades Cove

Nestled along the Foothills of the beautiful Smoky Mountains lie remnants of a time gone by. 222 more words