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Month: September 2020

How I Plan To Offer Hospitality and Build Community Before The World Goes To Hell

How I Plan To Offer Hospitality and Build Community Before The World Goes To Hell

If the quarantine has taught me anything in this last year, it has taught me flexibility. I know I have been saying that over the last few posts, but flexibility has been key this year. I would like to think I was flexible before the pandemic, but I have had to reassess that.  One of the things that happened this year was that one of my kids moved back from Sioux Falls and now lives with me. Their situation changed…

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Some Changes on the Blog (For The Better!) and What Plans I Have Going Forward

Some Changes on the Blog (For The Better!) and What Plans I Have Going Forward

Hey Everyone! If this year has taught us anything, it has taught us to be flexible. I actually like flexibility because my life would not run without some flexibility even though I still have some routines too. With more flexibility, I have been rethinking how I want to get information, insights, and opinions to you all.  All this summer I have been more than a bit disgusted with the censorship on various social media platforms. While I get a lot…

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12 Canning Supplies You Should Be Stocking Up On All Year Round

12 Canning Supplies You Should Be Stocking Up On All Year Round

If this year has proven anything, it has proven that people who stockpile goods are not crazy. Food shortages (or the threat thereof) have driven more people to grow and preserve their own food. In turn, this has caused shortages of many canning supplies and ingredients that we have always had good luck in the past finding in the stores.  While things seem to be in short supply right now, you can still find these items if you are creative….

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Censorship Is Changing Prepping and Blogging: Here Is What You Can Do To Fight It

Censorship Is Changing Prepping and Blogging: Here Is What You Can Do To Fight It

There is a lot of crazy things going on right now. I don’t have to tell you that because if you pay one iota of attention to the events going on around us, you can definitely see that. The world is a crazy place and we are not in control of a lot of it.  What worries me the most is the loss of our freedoms. While we try to prepare for what we can control, we are losing our…

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