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Catching Up On a Lot of Things

There have been a lot of little things that I have been getting done as time allows. I made three new PVC feeders for the new rabbit cages.  They are essentially the same as those for the chickens in the … Continue reading

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Lots to Report… the Cows are Gone

They’ve moved on to greener pastures. It was inevitable really. It just wasn’t meant to last. Of course I mean that we have taken them to my brother in law’s house. It was the plan all along. He has more … Continue reading

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After the Rain…. Turkeys

I wrote this post last week, but in the process of waiting to get pictures uploaded and the busy-ness of life I forgot to actually post it.  So here it is, late. We got blasted yesterday afternoon and night with … 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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Another Little Project, Huge Return

Just like adding the door handle to the barn doors had made life much easier, the project from this post has immediately done the same thing. If you remember from this post, I had put an Ikea bench at the … Continue reading

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Howling Outside My Door

All afternoon and evening there has been this ominous, eerie, and persistent howling coming from outside. I haven’t heard the coyotes for quite some time, and that isn’t the type of howling about which I’m talking. A weather front passed … Continue reading

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My Knees Don’t Like Installing Flooring

When we moved into the house we knew that we needed to replace the linoleum floor in the kitchen. Costco had their laminate flooring on sale at the time so we bought enough to do the kitchen. Yesterday my dad … Continue reading

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I Know God Loves Me, But I Don’t Think He Wants Me to Have Grass

A lot happened today, but you will have to wait until later in the post for the reasoning for the title. To start the day this morning I ran over to Tractor Supply and picked up some smaller wooden fence … Continue reading

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A Homestead Update

A lot has been going on here and I haven’t had much time to post about it, so here is a quick update.  We haven’t yet put a sign in front of our old house, but we probably will do … Continue reading

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