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Lettuce Pots- Growing Lettuce Indoors

By Amber Bradshaw | Oct 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Lettuce Pots- Growing Lettuce Indoors

Don’t let the winter blues stop you from gardening! You can start growing lettuce indoors and harvest in 30-45 days! I will show you how to grow lettuce indoors (or out) in just a couple of steps, + offer you a BONUS printable instructional guide. Lettuce is so easy to grow, your children can do…

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Pumpkin Edible Arrangement + BONUS How To Video!

By Amber Bradshaw | Oct 24, 2017 | 2 Comments
Pumpkin Edible Arrangement + BONUS How To Video

This stunning Pumpkin Edible Arrangement doubles as a centerpiece for your fall festivities. Who doesn’t love decorations you can eat?

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DIY Herbal Pumpkin Slime For Kids- and some adults!

By Amber Bradshaw | Oct 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
DIY Herbal Pumpkin Slime For Kids- and some adults!

Want to have some slimy good fun with the kids? This DIY Herbal Pumpkin Slime For Kids is easy to make and the children love helping out. With just a couple simple ingredients you probably have on hand, you can create hours of fun. DIY Herbal Pumpkin Slime For Kids- and some adults! Have you ever…

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Healthy Halloween Dessert- Your Kids Will Love

By Amber Bradshaw | Oct 21, 2017 | 3 Comments
Healthy Halloween Dessert Your Kids Will Love

Halloween is upon us and that means High Fructose Corn Syrup, Artificial Dyes, GMO ingredients, and SUGAR. Sugar-oh my hyper goodness the sugar. Seriously y’all, how many days after Halloween do you deal with a sugar-high child? Well I have one Healthy Halloween Dessert recipe that your kids will love and it won’t send them…

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Savory Pumpkin Spice Dip- With Fresh Herbs

By Amber Bradshaw | Oct 19, 2017 | 3 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 | 1 Comment
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 | 3 Comments
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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