• CLEANING TIME

    Un-cluttering and simplifying Have spent these last couple days going through the house and garage and dumping all the STUFF that has accumulated over the years. Old clothes will be recycled into rags or donated, and stuff that’s just JUNK will be thrown out. We try to use/re-use items until they can’t be used anymore. […]

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  • SMELLS LIKE SUNSHINE

    Here are two cool sites that I have come across in my surfing the web: Clothes Pins for the Revolution: Scouring the web for anti-consumerist and ant-exploitation information.Project Laundry List : Organization focusing on sustainable forms of energy, through art, advocacy, action and education. Weather Report: Overcast in the morning but clearing to be quite […]

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  • AND NOW THERE ARE FIVE

    So long Felix, we’re sad to see you go. :- We fortunately found our bantam rooster {Sir Felix} a good home!!!! It’s about two blocks from our home and the guy there raises bantam chickens in his yard. He has a cute little place with apple, peach, and other fruit trees. So, Felix should feel […]

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  • LONDON CALLING?

    Drab and drizzly morning in August… except for the morning glories It’s a dark, cool, wet & drizzling day… I’d say a might strange for a summer’s day in August don’t you?  Global warming is not a problem eh? Weather Report: Strange to say the least.

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  • PEACHES

    We’re up to our ears in peaches! Sooooo with all the peaches coming in, went searching on the internet for peach recipes and found these two recipes for PEACH BREAD ONE & TWO. Made a couple of loaves of each.  The bread it actually quite good… in fact it’s delicious! Woo Hoo — finally harvesting […]

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  • TROMBOCINO SQUASH

    Whew! Thankfully the weather’s starting to cool down just a tad. We’re back to foggy, cool mornings.   Boy, for a couple of days there it was like living in an oven. This year we are trying a squash called climbing trombocino{a packet from Renee’s Garden} It’s growing like crazy over the PVC plastic arches and […]

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  • HOMEMADE SOAP & ONE MONTH SHOPPING CHALLENGE

    Curing oatmeal lavender soap Have a couple of craft projects going which are taking much longer than they should. *sigh* One of the projects is crocheting a really funky granny square afghan with leftover yarn and another is knitting a cotton short sleeve summer sweater featured inROWAN { even though summer’s practically over *duh*}. We […]

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  • HOMEMADE SOAP & ONE MONTH SHOPPING CHALLENGE

    Curing oatmeal lavender soap Have a couple of craft projects going which are taking much longer than they should. *sigh* One of the projects is crocheting a really funky granny square afghan with leftover yarn and another is knitting a cotton short sleeve summer sweater featured inROWAN { even though summer’s practically over *duh*}. We […]

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  • HOMEMADE ROOT BEER & EDIBLE LANDSCAPING

    Old root beer advertisement We “made” {*wink*} our own root beer from a kit. It’s surprisingly easy to make and really delicious!   And tastes soooo much better than the sugary gunk sold in the stores. You can check out our HOME BREW link page for additional links. What’s real disappointing and downright pathetic, is […]

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  • HOMEMADE ROOT BEER & EDIBLE LANDSCAPING

    Old root beer advertisement We “made” {*wink*} our own root beer from a kit. It’s surprisingly easy to make and really delicious!   And tastes soooo much better than the sugary gunk sold in the stores. You can check out our HOME BREW link page for additional links. What’s real disappointing and downright pathetic, is […]

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