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Here is where you can see what we've been up to recently, the improvements we've made, the struggles we face on our homestead. 

DIY Citrus Candles: Eco-Friendly & Easy

By Amber Bradshaw | Jul 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
DIY Citrus Candles. Eco-Friendly, Easy to Make and only 2 Ingredients!

  You won’t believe how fun and easy this Citrus Candle is to make! Wow your guest at any party or gathering with these amazing candles. DIY Citrus Candles: Eco-Friendly & Easy This fun little project pleases my lifestyle in so many ways. #1 It is an easy (I mean easy) DIY project. #2 It…

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The Truth About Farmers Markets- And The Lies Behind The Produce

By Amber Bradshaw | Jul 4, 2017 | 4 Comments
The TRUTH About Farmers Markets and the lies behind the produce

Farmers Markets: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. The one place left in the world you think you can meet good, honest, hard-working people, right? Well for the most part this is true, but there are always the few that you have to look out for, I am here to warn you about ‘those…

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Christmas In July- Gifts From The Garden To Make Now For A Stress-Free Holiday

By Amber Bradshaw | Jun 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Christmas in July- Gifts from the garden to make now for a stress free holiday

Christmas in July? With the temperatures reaching the triple digits in many parts of the country, the last thing you want to think about is Christmas and spending money. The stress of the holidays can be overwhelming for families, so change the way you spend the Christmas Season by making your gifts now for a…

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How To Grow Sweet Potatoes In 5 Easy Steps!

By Amber Bradshaw | Jun 27, 2017 | 2 Comments
How to Grow Sweet Potatoes in 5 Easy Steps

How to Grow Sweet Potatoes- in 5 Easy Steps I’ve never ran across a sweet potato I didn’t like; Sweet Potato Fries, Sweet Potato Casserole, Sweet Potatoes and Beets, Sweet Potato Noodles, Sweet Potatoes and Marshmallows, Sweet Potato Pie, Sweet Potato Butter, Sweet Potato Chips– you name it SWEET and I like it *insert Bubba…

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10 Easy Ways to Save Money On Fresh Produce- Even Organic

By Amber Bradshaw | Jun 22, 2017 | 4 Comments
10 Easy Ways To Save Money On Fresh Produce- Even Organic

How can someone eat healthy when a single green pepper cost $2.00 and you can buy a burger AND a small fry for the same $2.00? The struggle is real folks, eating healthy is expensive! …….But- it doesn’t have to be. If you want to eat healthy AND stay on budget- I have 10 easy…

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Top 5 Reasons Why You Need to Eat Local & In Season- Let The Garden Plan Your Menu

By Amber Bradshaw | Jun 22, 2017 | 1 Comment
Top 5 Reasons Why You Need To Eat Local & In Season. Take the guess work out of meal planning.

Want to know what’s for dinner? Look no further than your garden. If you didn’t plant a garden this year, no worries, your local farmers market or farm can provide you with everything you need to eat local & in season. When you eat locally and in season, it takes all the guess work out…

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5 Ways You Can Homestead Without Land Or Livestock

By Amber Bradshaw | Jun 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 Ways to Homestead Without Land or Livestock

  People seem to think in order to homestead you must own land or livestock, that is not true. You can be a Homesteader with a balcony or 100 acres if you have a Homesteaders heart. Here are 5 ways to Homestead without land or livestock and follow your dream.

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Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups: Blackberry & Lavender

By Amber Bradshaw | Jun 1, 2017 | 2 Comments
Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups: Blackberry & lavender, for the mature palate

  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 Blackberry and Lavender 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…

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Rosemary: How to Grow, Cook & Use

By Amber Bradshaw | Jun 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Rosemary how to grow, cook and use rosemary

Rosemary: How to Grow, Cook & Use If I had to pick only one herb for my garden (gasp!) I would have to pick Rosemary. The smell is like none other and the multitude of uses makes this herb a rock-star plant. But what do you do with it? I will show you how to…

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How To Make Fresh Mint Candy- Just 3 Ingredients!

By Amber Bradshaw | May 24, 2017 | 1 Comment
How To Make Fresh Mint Candy- Just 3 Ingredients!

How To Make Fresh Mint Candy- Just 3 Ingredients! Do you have an abundance of mint and don’t know what to do with it? Look no further, I have the answer you’ve been waiting for! Recently I gifted a friend a mint plant and she turned me on this crazy simple recipe that taste amazing.…

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