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New YouTube Trailer

I don’t know how many of you watch YouTube videos on a regular basis, but that is kind of my television.  One of the channels I really like is Justin Rhodes.  He and his family live in North Carolina and … Continue reading

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Concerted Effort on YouTube Channel

After meeting the Wranglerstar family and picking their brain on YouTube, I am going to make a concerted effort to create more videos and make more content.  Hopefully as I move forward the quality will get better and better, only … Continue reading

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Mother Earth News Fair, I Met the WranglerStars!

This past weekend HB1 and HB2 joined me on a quick weekend trip to WI for the Mother Earth News Fair.  I had never been to one before, but I love the magazine and website so I pre-ordered tickets months … Continue reading

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Homesteading Resources – By State!

The good people at TaylorMadeHomestead.com have compiled a list of homesteading blogs and websites and they have arranged them by state.  So if you are looking for a local resource for homesteading, take a look.  I happen to be on … Continue reading

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Wild Flowers

The area directly behind our house is where the septic tanks are, and therefore the risers with the access covers a directly behind the house.  It isn’t that they are TOO much an eyesore, but it would be nice if … Continue reading

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Bell Rung

When I was young, we had a bell that hung outside the back sliding door. When it was time to come in for dinner, my mom would ring the bell and we would come running. We could be half the … Continue reading

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Too Long and So Busy

It has been far too long again.  Since my last post, a ton has happened. Our new addition, our youngest son, was baptized.  All of our children have been baptized by different people, which had been a function of moving … Continue reading

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Bee Explosion, and More Rain

As we were getting ready to leave this afternoon I noticed that the bees were exploding out of the hive.  There was literally a cloud of bees outside the hive entrance.  I needed to add another super.   This evening … Continue reading

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Catching Up!

I honestly can’t remember the last time I wrote a blog.  I actually think the last two blogs I published had been written beforehand and scheduled, so it’s probably going on close to a week.  I have been really busy … Continue reading

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Hive Update, and Some Videos

Between painting on Thursday and Friday I was able to get a little work in with the bees.  They were seeming extremely active so I wanted to refill the hive mouth feeder and add another frame to give them more … Continue reading

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