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Cast Iron Sourdough Flat Bread

Thursday Food Day! Thanks to cityhippyfarmgirl for this amazing flat bread recipe! I have been getting back to using my sourdough starter to make bread for the household.  It is starting to get more and more tasty the more recipes I try and the more I get practice caring for …

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Tiny House
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Tiny House Interior: Kitchen

This lovely kitchen was put together much like the other projects in my house.  Built around all the junk that has no where to go and filled right up before I painted, or even finished building it.  I also used 2x4s and 2x3s like I have been doing, and scrap …

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Cooking

Dutch Oven Sweet Potato Soup

  Thursday Food Day! I happened to hear this recipe on the television as I was passing by at work, so I don’t have a recipe.  I listened what little I could, and then tried to remember when I got home.  It was delicious either way! You will need: 2 …

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Tiny House Interior: Kid’s Room

Building the kid’s room was a lot of fun.  I involved them in the process as much as I could so that they would enjoy it too.  I always try to include the kids, so that they are learning skills even if they don’t know it.  Working on a building …

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Cooking

French Fried Potatoes on Cast Iron

Thursday is food day! Once we moved off the grid, we no longer had the stove top and had to learn how to cook on the wood stove or on an open fire. We had to start with very simple foods and once we got comfortable, we were able to …

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Tiny House

Tiny House Interior: Shelving

This is the moment I have been waiting for for a long, long time! Of course, it’s mostly my fault that it has taken so long to get this project going. The very first, permanent storage area in the tiny house, over a year after we moved in. The only …

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Tiny House Interior: Walls

We have finally got around to doing some of the interior work in the tiny house. We lived in the house for about a year without doing much about shelves and cabinets and it is about time we fix that. We are not generally well organized neat freaks anyway, but …

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Family

Happy Spring

Spring is finally here! Here in Maine the temperatures are into the forties and we are shedding our winter coats. The snow is slowly starting to melt and so our road is turning to mud. The sap is running in the Sugar Maples and the 26th is Maine Maple Sunday. …

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Gardening

Tips for Buying Garden Seed

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Lesson's Learned
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Storage Tent Collapse

It has been a long, busy winter so far. The solar power has not been enough to really use my computer at home with all the dreary and snowy days. It has been increasingly difficult to get to town to use the internet at the library to post even comment …

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