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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. 

Foraging For Wild Edibles On Our Land

By Amber Bradshaw | Jun 5, 2018 | 4 Comments
Foraging For Wild Edibles On Our Land, finding FREE food

When we moved to our new land, I never imagined all the free food I would find. I wasn’t really purposefully foraging for wild edibles at the time, more just getting familiar with my surroundings.  But everywhere I looked, I saw food, FREE food!

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12 Places to Get Cheap or Free Garden Plants & Seeds

By Amber Bradshaw | May 21, 2018 | 1 Comment
12 Places to Get Cheap or Free Garden Plants & Seeds

Growing your own food shouldn’t cost an arm and a leg. Yet we spend billions (with a lot of zeros) on lawn care and gardens each year. Kind of seems counterproductive if we are spending more money growing our vegetables than it costs to buy them from the store. Time to tap into your frugal…

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6 Home Security Issues When Moving to New Land

By Amber Bradshaw | May 14, 2018 | 1 Comment
6 Home Security Issues When Moving to New Land

When moving out to the country or off the grid, isolation and security do not always go hand in hand. Chances are if your future property has neighbors, it also has trespassers. Here are 6 home security issues when buying new land and tips to help protect both yourself and your family.

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Herb Infused Honey Recipe

By Amber Bradshaw | Feb 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
DIY Herb Infused Honey

  Herb Infused Honey Recipe Making your own herb infused honey is crazy easy to make and taste amazing! In just two simple steps you will have your own custom herb infused honey blend.

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Benefits of Thyme: How To Grow, Cook & Use

By Amber Bradshaw | Feb 12, 2018 | 2 Comments
Benefits of Thyme, how to grow, cook and use

Thyme is one of those herbs that most people enjoy the taste. However, few people know how to use it. I am here to help take the mystery out of this herb and share the benefits of thyme.

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3 Awesome Boredom Buster Crafts For Kids

By Amber Bradshaw | Jan 30, 2018 | 0 Comments
3 Awesome Boredom Buster Crafts for Kids

If You have children then you’ve heard ‘I’m Bored’ especially during school break and bad weather days. Have the kids unplug and get their craft on with these 3 Awesome Boredom Buster Crafts.  You can make them with ingredients I’m sure you already have and they are all natural and non-toxic.

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DIY Herbal Fingerpaint Recipe- All Natual & Non-Toxic

By Amber Bradshaw | Jan 14, 2018 | 1 Comment
DIY Herbal Fingerpaint Recipe

You would be amazed at all the fun things you can make with your kids with ingredients you have right in your kitchen. This DIY Herbal Fingerpaint only uses three ingredients and you can make it in less than 5 mins. Your kids will get a kick out of making their own paint.

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Amber Ale & Rosemary Candied Bacon Recipe

By Amber Bradshaw | Jan 2, 2018 | 2 Comments
Amber Ale & Rosemary Candied Bacon Recipe

  Did I have you at candied, bacon or beer? Well you’re in luck because this amazingly yummy recipe has all 3! If you’ve never tried candied bacon before, you’re in for a treat. The added bonus of rosemary to this recipe brings it to another level all together.

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Going Green In The New Year – 10 Resolutions To Make

By Amber Bradshaw | Dec 28, 2017 | 1 Comment
Going Green In The New Year- 10 Resolutions To Make

I can’t think of a better Resolution to make for the New Year than to take care of yourself and to take care of the earth. The two go hand-in-hand really. Here are 10 Green Resolutions to help you get you started on the right track.

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The Story Of The Christmas Sheep

By Amber Bradshaw | Dec 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Story of The Christmas Sheep

Sheep are one of the most common and popular livestock in the Christmas Story. You see them in every manger scene, the Shepherd was guiding his flock by night. From the first book in the bible to the last, sheep are mentioned. The the Christmas Sheep blessed our family last year and this is our…

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