Archive of ‘book review’ category

Scheming

| book review, Farm Scenes

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{Farm Scenes #7} Quite possible my favorite time of the day is evening farm chores. And not just because if I hold off dinner long enough I can manage getting out of the dishes cause I have to help move the sheep netting, though it helps. {Farm Scenes #8} Now that the gardens are in, […] Read more…

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Expressing Creativity {Garden Journaling}

| book review, homestead management

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  Will you join me today in welcoming Kathie from Homespun Seasonal Living to Reformation Acres? She’s visiting today and sharing how you can use your homestead & gardening journal as a outlet for your creativity! Record-keeping on the homestead can be of vital importance.  It can guide our days, record history, track meals, document harvests, […] Read more…

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In Praise of a Scoon

| book review, In the Kitchen, keeper at home

Check out my new set of spoons from Amazing Graze General Store! They are heavy duty durable & multi-functional measuring spoons. I love them!

So I’ve got this problem. I don’t know if it’s a “large family” problem or a “medium family” problem. Or a “small family” problem, but deep down I suspect it’s a “my family” problem. Well let’s put it this way, when I was a kid, my mama sure didn’t have this problem! What is it […] Read more…

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Bread of Life {A Giveaway}

| book review, In the Kitchen, links

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It has been nearly a decade since I taught myself how to sew. I’ve understood the value in the skill. How I could create frugal clothing and furnishings for our home and take my husband’s hard earned dollar further. But it has always been something I had to endure and get through each spring and […] Read more…

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Winter Reading on the Homestead

| book review, winter

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Can we admit it? Very few of us were raised on  a farm. If you were, what a blessing! So many of the struggles and failures that we’re experiencing, you might not have had to go through because you learned these things in your youth. The rest of us are soaking up the knowledge. Like […] Read more…

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~A Different Sort of Woman~

| book review

Instead of the superwoman of the 90’s, who was supposed to balance a full-time power career and come home to serve Uncle Ben’s to her smiling family, there’s a different sort of woman coming out of the woodwork these days. One who isn’t afraid to get some garden dirt under her fingernails. One who enjoys […] Read more…

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~Addicted~

| book review, In the Garden

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I’m reading through Animal, Vegetable, Miracle right now. It’s slow going since my little one is nursing in sprints. I can’t blame her. There is a lot of action that goes on around here. It’s a book that is insightful, entertaining with its wit, educational, and inspiring all wrapped up into a neat package. Complete […] Read more…

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