Monthly Archives: June 2013

It’s Over, It Has Finally Happened

It’s official, our youngest has started to walk.  I have been trying to avoid this for quite some time, even telling people that I would knock her over when she would try to walk.  I have never been worried about … Continue reading

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We Have Been Busy!

Sorry for the lack of posts, but we have been really busy.  My wife is starting a new job next week so we have been enjoying some family time, including a quick trip to my parents cottage.  It has been … Continue reading

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Foraging Friday; Dandelions!

Originally posted on quarteracrehome:
I haven’t gone to sleep yet; that means it’s still Friday, right? Someday I will just start uploading these waaaay late on Thursday. Anyhow, today’s post is about dandelions, the Scourge of the Suburban Lawn and my…

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Happy Pollinator Week!

Originally posted on Suburban Rancher:
Just the kind of thing you DON’T want to happen to pollinators! Idiots at work

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Review of a Couple Tubes

So the other weekend when we were at my parents cottage we had a chance to use the tubes that we bought this spring.  Along with the tube from Costco, we bought a tube-in-a-box from Amazon.  I figured while there … Continue reading

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Platform for My Van

I have been wanting to build a platform to put in the back of my van for quite some time now.  The reason for this is that with the back bench out there are two large brackets that would have … Continue reading

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Life without bees

Originally posted on Suburban Rancher:
Thanks to Connie for sending this and Whole Foods for posting it:

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Swim Lessons

Our kids have been taking swim lessons for the past several months and last week was our last lesson as we are going to take the summer off.  At that lesson the woman in charge asked if we might be … Continue reading

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Yard Sale Finds

A few weeks back my son and I stopped at a yard sale on our way home from the library.  I wasn’t looking for anything in particular, I don’t need to add things if we are going to move, but … Continue reading

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Pocket/Car/Camping/Survival Fishing Kit

I have been toying with the idea of throwing together a fishing kit lately so when I saw one of the 12 oz juice containers we had about to go to recycling, I decided to try and repurpose it first. … Continue reading

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