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November Round-Up

November

November Round-Up With November ending and in writing the November Round-Up, I am reminded that this marks our one year anniversary of moving our ‘urban homestead’ to the country. I can’t believe time has gone by this quickly. It seems like just yesterday I was posting all the crazy happenings from the First 60 days of […]

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Not yet a greenhouse

Greenhouse….in the making It has been quite some time since I have done any real post about our greenhouse, or greenhouse growing.  Here is a throwback to the beginning of this blog here, and we had a cozy little urban DIY built greenhouse. But that post was nearly two years ago, and it has been […]

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October Round-Up

October round-up

October Round-Up October is fading and the leaves are falling. And I got to be honest, I know many people love fall, the changing colors, the brisk air, sweater and boot weather, not me. It kinda feels like it’s the dying of the year, as fall slips to winter. I really just want to be […]

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September Round-Up

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September Round-Up I sit here alone in the quiet of the night, the dishwasher is going in the background. I can hear a clock quietly ticking, and reminding me that time is always moving, much like September, but I watched as this month just ticked by. You see I like to think I am always […]

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July Round-up

What happened in July round these parts? Well not nearly as much as I had hoped… I had a to-do list I posted earlier this summer, listing all the things I would like to get done. And here I sit at the end of July and I admit, I am no where close to finishing […]

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What’s the down side?

We started as urban homesteaders, well not real urban, but small town for sure. Either way we didn’t have a place in the country and city regulations held us back from doing a whole lot of what we wanted. But we dreamed of better days. Days of enough garden space to grow all the fruits […]

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Is gardening worth the effort?

Gardening is hard work, is it worth the effort? Many people today don’t do and vegetable gardening or grow their own food because the cost seem to outweigh the benefits. It’s easy to see that point of view . Planting, dealing with weather, frost, rain, drought, bugs and overall work. I know I have heard […]

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April Round-Up

We wrapped up April, and even though I would like to say we got more accomplished, what we did do was pretty good. There is always more work than time, but April really started us into the growing season. We feel blessed, as we look back and see how far we have come. So the […]

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a couple of years ago

February Round-Up

As with all things in life we can tend to get ahead of ourselves. Do you ever find you think you should be somewhere further than you are? Not appreciating how far you have come? We  want to have lost more weight, got healthier, made more money, saved more money, paid off more debt etc. […]

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