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Month: June 2016

60 Ways To Save Money Today

60 Ways To Save Money Today

Saving money is always important. For most people, it is a part of every decision they make. With the economy in a precarious position, we all need to work on saving more money! Practicing good money-saving habits now will help you in the future when the money might be tighter than ever. The tips below will help you save more money and might even give you more ideas on how to save money in other areas of your life. With that said,…

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Prep for NOW, Not Later!

Prep for NOW, Not Later!

Life changes in an instant. One day life is normal and everyone is going on their own merry way. The next day, you may have to evacuate your home in an hour due to wildfires or flooding. Your kids may have a life-threatening illness or the new superbug. People may be starting to riot on the street outside your home. The electricity could be out for the next week. The water may be shut off for three days.You just may…

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Monday Update From The Homestead: June 13 & June 20

Monday Update From The Homestead: June 13 & June 20

It has been two weeks again and time is flying! I mean to do this every week and hopefully I will again soon. I am lacking pictures for this post, but stay tuned and I will have more!The clothesline is done! Rob finished that last week with minimal assistance from me. I love it because it is a little higher than the last one and it has a center support post. I can hang more laundry on it without the…

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Protecting The Garden: Building A Critter Proof Fence

Protecting The Garden: Building A Critter Proof Fence

One of our big projects this year became putting a fence around the garden. I was having a serious problem with rabbits and possibly deer. Never mind the dog that also liked running at full force through the garden. Since I live in a wide-open rural area surrounded by farmland, the critters don’t have a problem finding my garden nor eating what I planted. I lost 22 tomato and 12 pepper plants to them earlier this Spring. It was time to…

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Monday Update From The Homestead: May 31 & June 6

Monday Update From The Homestead: May 31 & June 6

We have the fence around the garden and the garden is planted! That, my friends, may be the best and biggest news of these last two weeks. Besides mowing, these two things have consumed most of our time.  This has been a time consuming project and I will try to get a blog post up about in this coming week. However, one of my goals from last year has been checked off the list! We still have some work we…

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Going From Lone Wolf To A Group Living Situation: How Would You Cope?

Going From Lone Wolf To A Group Living Situation: How Would You Cope?

Living by yourself has some perks. You get to make all the decisions. You get to do what you want to do. You get to decide where to live and how to live.Living with others has some perks too. You generally have safety and security in numbers. More people to do the work helps get things done. More people usually results in smarter and better decision making.However, have you thought about what would happen if you went from being a…

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