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How To Make Beeswax…

I did it. I got sucked into computer-land for too long. And when that happens, I peel myself away - brain slightly sizzled - and instantly try and find something to do that will ground … [Read More...]

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I’m surviving.…

Sometimes, I've just got to take a step back and admit "I'm not that woman." As much as I'd like to be, I'm just not.  This time of year, I'm aware of it all the more. While other Mom's are … [Read More...]

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How To Move A Cow To…

Once upon a time, there was a woman. This woman gave birth to three children in under four years.  Needless to say, this woman found every minute of sleep precious. Sleep was her happy … [Read More...]

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All hell broke…

I showed up at my parents house last night for supper, battered, bruised, and on the verge of tears. They, as always, ushered me in, handed me a cold beer, entertained my children, and allowed me to … [Read More...]

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My life is……

Oh life. Crazy, mad, life.  It's days like this that I feel like a giant oxymoron. In  my attempt at a calm, simple, and organized life, I've found myself once again in the beautiful … [Read More...]

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Why We Homestead,…

For those who are new, this 'Why We Homestead' series is being written by my delicious husband Stuart. To catch part one of the series, read Why We Homestead, Part One.  Why We Homestead, … [Read More...]

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How To Roast Coffee…

I don't know when it happened. But it happened. And as much as I hate to admit it - well, here I am. Admitting it. Lettin' it loose. Slippin' the lips. Confessing to the world... ...friends, I'm a … [Read More...]

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Why We Homestead,…

A quick note: Most of you know about my insanely handsome and wonderful husband, Stuart. He may not make an appearance on the blog as often as beard-loving-women would hope, but know he's always … [Read More...]

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Homemade Bacon (dry…

Back in the day, people knew how to do cool things.  Well, I think they're cool. Well, really, I can't be the only one in the world that thinks it's exceptionally cool to cure pork … [Read More...]

Homestead Barn Hop | The Elliott Homestead

Homestead Barn Hop…

  SOME SIMPLE GUIDELINES: 1. Please remember that the Homestead Barn Hop is meant to be a place to share homesteading related encouragement and inspiring ideas specifically related to … [Read More...]

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