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Savory Pumpkin Spice Dip- With Fresh Herbs

By Amber Bradshaw | Oct 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Savory Pumpkin Spice Dip with fresh herbs, perfect for the fall.

Do you want a perfect dip for the fall season that has pumpkin? My entire family from the Mr. down to the 5 yr old all loved this Pumpkin Spice Dip. A perfect blend of herbs, cheese and Pumpkin meld together for this savory dip you will make every year.

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Bird Flu- Learn How to Protect Your Chickens

By Amber Bradshaw | Oct 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Chicken Flu- How to Protect Your Flock So They Won't Get Sick

The Bird Flu- How to Protect Your Chickens The bird flu is a nation-wide epidemic and spreading over 27 states and counting. Government agencies are seizing and culling back-yard chickens for ‘suspicion’ of the flu leaving the owners helpless (Read more here) and left without a flock. Ultimately, we all want to keep our chickens healthy…

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Old Fashioned Cold Processed Lard Soap- Like Grandma Use to Make

By Amber Bradshaw | Oct 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Old Fashioned Cold Processed Lard Soap- Like Grandma Used to Make. No frills, just good soap.

This recipe is from a friend of mine, Sam Crandall. Sam and his family are good, salt-of-the-earth people and like to do things the old way. Sam shares his family recipe of Old Fashioned Cold Processed Lard Soap- Like Grandma Used To Make. No frills- just good soap.

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Homestead Funerals- How to Save On Funeral Cost

By Amber Bradshaw | Oct 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Homestead Funerals- How To Save On Funeral Cost

This is one of those taboo subjects that no one likes to talk about but sooner or later everyone will have to deal with it. Deaths, Funerals, and Burials. Whether you are planning for the future or have lost a loved one, you should read this article. I will share how to save on funeral…

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Thanksgiving Potpourri: The wonderful smells of Thanksgiving-without all the work

By Amber Bradshaw | Oct 2, 2017 | 1 Comment
Thanksgiving Potpourri: The wonderful smells of Thanksgiving-without all the work

Thanksgiving Potpourri: The wonderful smells of Thanksgiving-without all the work The sense of smell, more than sight, hearing or even taste, is where we store our most cherished and vintage memories. Once you raise that first fork full of stuffing, you begin to breathe in a memory of your childhood. As you sit at the…

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5 Amazing Fall Potpourri Recipes + Bonus Tip

By Amber Bradshaw | Oct 2, 2017 | 1 Comment
5 Amazing Fall Potpourri Recipes + Bonus Tip

  The crisp cool air after the long summer heat, the painted leaves as they begin to pile on the ground, the fresh-baked apple pie and the first fire of the season. The smells of fall are my favorite time of year. They bring back nostalgic memories of my childhood. Now you can have those…

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Sweet Potato Quiche- Gluten and Grain Free!

By Amber Bradshaw | Oct 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Sweet Potato Quiche- Gluten Free & Grain Free. Include your fresh herbs in this yummy recipe!

Sweet Potato Quiche- Gluten and Grain Free! Sweet Potato Quiche- I am always looking for new recipes my family will eat and enjoy, this recipe did not disappoint! The sweet potato crust brings a nice balance to the savory filling and it’s loaded with seasonal produce that should be easy to find any time of…

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Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups: Nectarine & Sage

By Amber Bradshaw | Sep 29, 2017 | 1 Comment
Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups Herb Infused

Fruit Roll-Ups aren’t just for kids anymore. Now you can enjoy a childhood favorite treat in a flavor you will love. Our Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups in Nectarine & Sage will surprise your pallet and quickly become a pantry staple. With just three simple ingredients, you won’t believe how easy Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups are to make.…

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How to Keep Food Cool Off Grid & Without Electricity

By Amber Bradshaw | Sep 25, 2017 | 1 Comment
How To Keep Food Cool Off Grid & Without Electricity

  What happens if a storm hits and you’re without power for a week or longer? How long would your food supply last without electricity? What if you live Off-grid, how will you cool your food? I will answer all of these questions and more in How to keep food cool off Grid & without electricity.

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10 Free Vacations For Homesteaders- You Can’t Afford Not To

By Amber Bradshaw | Sep 22, 2017 | 1 Comment
10 Free Vacations For Homesteaders- You Can't Afford Not To

10 FREE Vacations For Homesteaders or Anyone The title almost sounds like a bad timeshare scam, but the truth is, you can take a free vacation; we’ve been doing it for over a decade and I want to share our secret with you. Not just one- but 10 Free Vacation Ideas!

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