Monthly Archives: December, 2015

Year End Reflection and Goals

2015 has been a great year!

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(almost) Free Food!

So, my husband and I are kind of into self sufficiency and homesteading.  People have often asked me how we manage to eat so well on such a small budget.  Aside from producing most of our own meat and some of our own vegetables, a big part of it is bulk meal prep and utilizing …

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DIY: Rump Rug

I already had a couple rump rugs, but I wanted one in bright orange to use during hunting season. Rump rugs are useful when horses are working hard in cold weather to help keep the large hindquarter muscles warm and prevent cramping. I bought some fleece and used other miscellaneous supplies that I already had …

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Beeswax Skin Care Products

In addition to the delicous healthy honey that comes from keeping bees, they also provide wonderful beeswax.  My first beeswax project was skin care products.  I started with a bin full of pieces of wax and debris, which needed to be filtered.  What a time intensive and messy project!  There are numerous resources online for …

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Lip Balm On A Clip

Confession: I’m kind of a lip balm addict. I apply the stuff dozens of times a day. There’s nothing worse than dry chapped lips. Well, maybe there is, but it is pretty unpleasant… This post is more of an idea than a DIY… but nonetheless, it is one I wish I would’ve thought of sooner, …

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