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National Seed Swap Day

National seed swap day is a week from today!  A reminder that I am planning a seed swap this year!  I think I have finally decided how I will host the swap.  I will use National Seed Swap Day as the deadline for signing up.  One the deadline has arrived, …

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Seed Swap Coming Soon

I have not had much chance to post lately.   Mostly because we are recovering from all the work we did over the spring, summer, and fall.  We are doing some relaxing, but mostly  pecking away at interior work and daily chores.  I’m also working extra hours while the snow …

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Happy Winter Solstice!

Hope you all have a very happy Solstice!  This is our very interesting tree that we had to put up this year.  I actually love it though.  We cut branches off trees rather than killing a whole tree and hung them on the wall.  The kids made all the ornaments, …

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Planning and Goals

2016 Gardening/Permaculture Goals

This is the most exciting project list I have ever got to make. I love gardening and can’t wait to actually get to do some. I’m also thrilled that I get to start my orchard (again since my first attempt failed). This is the list that convinced me to turn …

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Happy Thanksgiving

I’m working on Thanksgiving, so we aren’t really doing anything.  However, my job sent me home with a turkey so we decided to see if we could cook it on the woodstove. We cook on it a lot, so it is not very clean and pretty.  But it did cook …

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Planning and Goals

2016 Goals

This next year will be my year. This year we had to get established and the man pretty much was “in charge” of what needed to get done and when. I didn’t get to do much landscaping and planting or even cooking for that matter (we ate a lot of …

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Planning and Goals

This Past Year…

I have shared along the way all of the goals I had listed to accomplish this year. I have shared at least one that I did not accomplish. I just wanted to show them all in one place and tell you about what we have learned this past year. Put …

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The Importance of Observation

I was so very happy with my whole layout.  It was perfect.  I had not seen the property more than a couple of times at this point, so I knew that some things might need to be altered a little bit when I matched the plan to the land.  However, …

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We’re here!

  We arrived here today at the cabin we are renting for a little bit.  We have no place even cleared on the lot, so we had to stay off the site.  Either way, we are here and ready to get going.  I am a little nervous about the snow, …

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Vacation!

  About two weeks away from our Maine vacation.  The best vacation we will ever have, I’m sure.  We are heading to the site of our future home to get to know the place.  We are going to look at places to live while we build, get our driveway marked …

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