Tag Archives: Hobbies

Food Storage Friday- Garden Monday- This and That Post!

Wow, its been a crazy busy week, filled to the brim with great things but by the time I get done, I am crashing into bed and sleeping the dead LOL While this is offically a Food Storage Friday, its … Continue reading

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Decoding Gardening Advice by Jeff Gillman and Meleah Maynard

Advice – it comes from friends, family, and from the stranger at the coffee shop, or at the garden shop where you are looking at plants, and among that free advice are some gems and some duds, the fun part is … Continue reading

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Homemade Super Soft and Frugal In House Dog Collars.

My old Girl is being kind enough to be the model to show off some of the new super soft yet amazingly strong knitted (lucet style) slip on in house dog collars. This blue one is a simple two strand … Continue reading

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Cold-Slush-Wet with a bitter wind! Yup, its a offically a snow day!

God bless those new amazing winter duck boots, they sure came in handy today, we have hit the deep freeze (they say the cold is coming)but today has been on again, off again freezing rain, sleet, and snow taking turns, … Continue reading

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Orange ShortBread Cookies-New rolling pin #1

A fellow blogger was posting about making Marmalade. and as I said, I got some of the coolest rolling pins for christmas! This one is small, just the three rows of patterns, and works for cookies, and also I figure … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Cord Making! -Lucets

So Pretty, my different sized lucet have arrived, the big one is to be used to make cords for my larger critters halters or ropes, the smaller are for personal household uses.. I got them from Lynn the weaver, he … Continue reading

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Catalogs starting to come in now.. Got Sheep? Like Wool?

This past week my garden catalogs have started coming in and some of the new an amazing fruit trees and veggies are looking just wonderful but this post is all about my new woolgrowers catalog. If you have never heard … Continue reading

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Food Storage Friday-One month in..

Joining in the ranks of Canadian Doomer and others like Chile Chews,  and Backyard Farm along with unprocessed real food month with its daily updates on idea’s and thoughts on how to use whole food in your diet, we are eating out … Continue reading

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Dear Hubby’s Prospecting then and now..

Back in the day, I (Dear Husband) did some prospecting out on the tundra.  I’d be looking for mineralization in the old Canadian Shield rocks of the north, and if I’d done my homework correctly, I sometimes found little bits … Continue reading

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Alberta Badland HooDoo Photos

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