Tag Archives: canning

14615 days…

That is how many days will have gone by since my birth when I wake up tomorrow morning. Strange to think about it in days instead of years. You easily loose track of a year, how quickly it goes by. … Continue reading

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First round of colds

It was just a few degrees above freezing when we all woke up from a harsh night sleep this morning : 3 out of 4 of us seem to have caught our first seasonal bug. Poor super dad, my angel, … Continue reading

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Taking stock – Litterally

So, a big part of August for us has been about keeping busy preserving food. Our dehydrator has been running non stop, mostly preparing vegetables for soup mixes, herbs for storage and tomatoes for dried tomato powder and pieces. Our … Continue reading

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Big purchases – Big steps towards a more self-sufficient life!

In preparation to building our new homestead, I’ve been reading Jill Winger’s E-book “Your Custom Homestead“. I had already been enjoying her blog, The Prairie Homestead, so much that I figured her book might be just what we needed to … Continue reading

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