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A Dramatic Death for Duck Post

Part of the Homesteading process is acquiring animals; though, I am sure you can have a vegetarian homestead. When you have animals, however, you have a higher sense of responsibility to take care of another living being. Something with a pulse. You grow attached, you may name them, and one day that life comes to a savage end by a fox. Continue reading “A Dramatic Death for Duck Post”

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Fermented Fabulousness!

Beyond alcohol, there is a fermented craze happening. Everything from fermented veggies to kefir water to apple cider vinegar to kombucha. The newest ways to satisfy gut health is slowly becoming a revolution (seriously, stop eating commercial yogurt, though[there is waaay too much sugar and not enough probiotics]). You can be a part of this gut health parade or sit on the sides. But you wouldn’t be reading this if you weren’t even the slightest interested in wanting to be a part of it, right? 😉 Continue reading “Fermented Fabulousness!”

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Almond Milk – Easier To Make Than You Think!

People get weirded the eff out when I tell them that I make my own almond milk. Not sure why. They are not my people. And if you are perusing this blog, then maybe you can be my person. Welcome! We like you already! Continue reading “Almond Milk – Easier To Make Than You Think!”

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Happy Simplicity Day!!!

We’ve been MIA these last two weeks. On the go, but constantly learning! In honor of today’s “holiday” here is a picture of some beautiful West Virginian trees from a hike in the woods. I look at the trees and automatically feel more grounded.

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Ferngully’s New Toy

There is something about a hammock. It transcends any other outdoor seating/laying arrangement. A hammock is resplendent and whimsical in an outdoor space. And Ferngully just had to have one. Continue reading “Ferngully’s New Toy”

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Mother Earth News Fair

When I think of the title of this blog post, which is actually the name of an amazing magazine and an event, I think of flower crowns and the Age of Aquarius. But it’s none of those things. Continue reading “Mother Earth News Fair”

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We’re Here!!!

I broke down. I did it. I started a blog. Why? Time and again I have been told I should do something about my crazy antics. And I need somewhere to put my newfound knowledge for the rest of the world to consume. This is good stuff, my friends. GOOD STUFF! Continue reading “We’re Here!!!”