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Adventures of Cassie and Loki – to the feed store 8/1/2020

Today we decided to take Cassie and Loki out to the feed store. This is the first time that we…

Posted in Garden 2020 Gardening Homestead homesteading In my kitchen Just Being Family landscaping & gardening recipes

From our Homestead – All About Calendula

Calendula is a plant. The flower is used to make medicine. Calendula flower is commonly used for wounds, rashes, infection,…

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From our Homestead – All About Tomatoes

Late spring in Northern Arizona is one of my favorite times of the year. It means that I can plant…

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From our Homestead – All About Tomatoes

Late spring in Northern Arizona is one of my favorite times of the year. It means that I can plant…

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You’re the STAR Blog Hop – April 6, 2020

WELCOME to the April 2020 “You’re the Star” Blog Hop! Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share from my…

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You’re the STAR Blog Hop – March 30, 2020

WELCOME to the March 2020 “You’re the Star” Blog Hop! Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share from…

Posted in Bathroom Time Chores Crafts Homestead homesteading Just Being Family prepping

Being Prepared – Creating Homemade Disinfectant Wipes

A quick and easy alternative to store-bought “clorox” disinfectant wipes – especially while there is a shortage.

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Being Prepared – Creating Homemade Baby Wipes

A quick and easy alternative to store-bought baby wipes – especially while there is a shortage. I have been making…

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Creating Goat Milk Soap

Here is the first of our preparedness online FREE classes! Remember to Like, Share and Subscribe on YouTube so that…

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Toilet Paper Shortage? No Problem. Try Family Cloths

Everywhere I turn around this week, the talk is about the CoronaVirus – And in our area, we have a…

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Know your Eggs – Homesteading

On our little homestead, we have many different egg-laying animals. I would love to get an ostrich or an emu……

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Revisiting from 2019 – Seed storage and other tips to start your garden

Download the 2019 Yavapai County Planting Schedule Over the last 20 years, I have been able to streamline how we…

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Have you met a Coturnix Quail? Great Mini Farm Animal

Raising Coturnix Quail For centuries people all over the world have been raising Coturnix quail for their eggs and for…

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Roasting Chestnuts

I love the taste of chestnuts, but since they are not common where I live, they are hard to come…

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Starting our seedlings

I look outside this morning and see snow on the ground. Yet, it is time to plant my tomatoes and…