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31 Day Self Reliance Challange Week One Overview

  Week One Overview Well, its been a busy week here on the farm, we have been working on the house, the yard, the gardens. We had company come and visit the farm and we had the STORM. The weather … Continue reading

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31 Day Self Reliance Challange

Follow along as we share posts to help you: Save money and energy Raise animals for meat, eggs, and dairy Grow fresh food in your own garden and orchard Cook healthy meals from scratch Hunt and fish to provide for … Continue reading

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Just Ducky..

Yesterday was so busy that I never got a post up..  and this morning and day is already up and going.. so its a picture heavy post for you.. We spent around two hours yesterday doing just a intent yard … Continue reading

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Cherry Cream Cheese Fluff Dessert

Now I have loved this dessert for a long time but the cool whip, the canned pie filling and the graham cracker crust meant that this recipe got put to the side for many years. I decided to farmgal it for … Continue reading

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How many different ways do you garden?

A friend said to me.. so what is your main way to garden..  and my answer was it depends.. It was more honest answer then you would expect, I don’t know if I am the norm or the odd gal … Continue reading

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Working with your vet..

In my kitchen’s Dining Room, there are two of the biggest dog crates you have ever seen set up, each one has a cardboard box with a fat fluffy pillow covered with soft old worn flannel sheets from the church … Continue reading

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Lets talk about the farm’s Sugar use in 2016

So in 2016, we used a grand total of 126 pounds of sugar for coffee, tea, baking, canning and so forth.. My records show that approx. 76 pounds went into canning or curing items. Now it gets really trick at … Continue reading

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Upside Down Plum Cake

I took out a bag that holds six cups of Ontario grown yellow plums that I cut into quarters and pitted in the height of summer, put a touch of sugar on them and froze for winter use Upside Down … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for spring egg laying.

I know it seems like its right in the hard part of winter and I know from talking to my family and friends that they are either into hunker down mode or they are hitting the slopes, the trails and … Continue reading

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Photo Friday.. This and That around the farm..

It was a cold but sunny day, the solar heating in the house was lovely! Pom is looking mighty fine in full winter feather up.. Harry is looking mighty fine, I just love my clean-up ram, he is sweet, easy … Continue reading

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