Homestead Blog Hop #58

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We’ve been traveling to see family, so this week has been a bit off balance for us. Hubby is still in Florida, taking care of the farm, working and finishing last minute projects. I’m going to have him take some pictures so I can add them to this week’s Week in …

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Gooey Chocolate Chip Cookies

I can’t tell you how important a good cookie recipe is to me. It’s like my version of the “Little Black Dress.” And I think the most illusive of those recipes is a good chocolate chip cookie. Naturally, there are about a dozen things that can go wrong when making cookies, but none of it matters if y…

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This Week in Photos

The weather in Florida finally doesn’t suck, so it’s really been a great week to be outside. We normally start to get cooler temperatures in October, but it’s been unseasonably warm this year. We’re still battling mosquitoes, but they’re manageable. This basically means that I’m a happy girl until a…

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Homestead Blog Hop #57

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop!
What a week! Saturday was my webinar debut with Why Ducks are Perfect for the Homestead and How to Get Started over at the Beyond Off Grid Summit. We had such a huge response to my presentation that it was selected to run as an encore today. I really owe it all …

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Compassion for Syria

This is as close as I’ve ever gotten to Syria. It was taken in 2009 from an Israeli military post overlooking Israel’s northern border with Syria. At the time, it was just a tourist stop as part of a larger tour of the Holy Land. There’s a good chance it’s back in use today.

As far back as 2005, …

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