Category Archives: frugal

Low Buy Jan

I joined a budget based group that lasts the month of Jan, its a good overview and tweeking type of plan.. I laughed a touch as folks are like.. what is something your life that costs you money every single … Continue reading

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Declutter 365 – Homestead Way

The title of the post says it all and yet it does not.. the past two years have been crazy hard on the farm and I have never felt like things have been less on top of. There is a … Continue reading

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Lemon Ginger Chicken Recipe

Sweet and Tangy Lemon Ginger Chicken Recipe Serves 4 The Chicken Two Large skinless Chicken breasts, cut into thin stripes Beat a egg with half a tsp of salt and pepper in a bowl Put half a cup of corn … Continue reading

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How do you use Sunchokes?

I have two main styles of sunchokes, these little fingerlings and they have great flavour and they produce a crazy amount of them but they are tiny and scrubbing them is hard enough, there is no peeling them, so I … Continue reading

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Turkey Soup Stock – Waste Not Want Not!

Today we butchered out another 4 of the big turkeys. The breast’s were saved for different dishes and were carefully packaged and frozen.. the big legs/thigh (the largest amount of brown meat) will be used for Make Turkey Sausage’s or … Continue reading

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Put your Mushrooms in the Sunlight Vit D

Forgot about keeping your mushrooms final moments in the dark.. put them in the sun and reap the Vit D.  As a Canadian and all of us that live in the northern climates, we are told to take Vit D … Continue reading

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No Buy November 2019

It is No Buy November and we certain need it this year.. I have done this challenge in years past as a way to remind myself to not hit that “holiday” splurge that is SO easy to get caught up … Continue reading

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Meat Chicken 2019 Overview

I now know why people raise White Rock Chickens.. Yeild and returns! Now I have to own up to a few things.. before I get to costs I over grew them.. I fully admit this.. I would have had less … Continue reading

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Freezer Paper and Reuseable Freezer Tubs

When it comes to meat the answer truly is easy.. use old fashioned brown waxed butcher paper.. The question? Avoiding single use plastic.. This includes the awesome and outstanding shrink rap bags as well as the ones that remove the … Continue reading

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Easter “flowers” for the Table

Easter is here and so many will be in the stores buying Easter lily’s (keep them away from your cats please,) and others will be buying hot-house raised flowers. While they are lovely, they are also costly, often have traveled … Continue reading

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