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Back From Vacation

As most of you probably know, I don’t talk about where I will be ahead of time, it’s just not something I do.  However, I’m happy to tell you about it afterwards. This past weekend the family and I traveled … Continue reading

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Swan Lake, and Logging Miles

This past weekend we were, as usual, busy.  HB1 had a swim meet Saturday morning, at which he set personal records in the 50 and 200 Freestyle.  As soon as he got home we left to meet my mom to … 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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Back from Vacation!

So… as you know I don’t talk about vacations before they happen.  Just something I do.  But, we’re back and I have lots to share about it.  But I’m in the weeds regarding chores around here so it will take … Continue reading

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Things that go bump in the Night

I’ll start with the bumps first.  Tonight while I was coming back inside after working out in the barn, I heard what sounded like someone pounding wooden posts just out in the field.  As it was around midnight, this took … Continue reading

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Quick Weekend Recap

This weekend was filled with all sorts of activities for all of our family members.  Here are some highlights. Oreo is still enclosed within the now electrified fence.  She definitely respects the fence.  I picked up a fence tester at … Continue reading

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A Very Eventful Day

Yesterday was busy, but in a good way.  First on the agenda was picking up our raw milk.  On the way home I noticed someone had put out a seed tray in the garbage along with a worn down snow … Continue reading

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The Shearer Cometh

I am not what anyone would call an experienced sheep shearer.  My experience is limited to trying to save wool and shearing a dead sheep with scissor/shears.  Then the debacle of last year and trying to use pet shears to shear … Continue reading

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Strawberries, Chicks, and Trees, Oh My!

Many times, as soon as I get up in the morning, I will quickly check my Facebook feed.  I figure if something important has happened while I slept it will show up there. Often, the post at the top of … Continue reading

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