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Month: April 2021

Book Review: The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre!

The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre! The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre! An excellent source of inspiration and ideas for anyone just starting out, and seriously interested in the self-sufficiency of a small scale homestead. Editor Carleen Madigan shares …

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8 Suggestions for Learning Morse Code – The Universal Language of Telegraphy

8 Suggestions for Learning Morse Code – The Universal Language of Telegraphy by Annie St. FrancisMorse code is a way to communicate using dots and dashes to represent letters and numbers. It’s a universal language, and was developed by Samuel Morse, and used as an effective way to communicate via telegraph. First used in the …

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6 Tips and Tricks to Producing Your Own Gardener’s Gold – The Art and Science of Composting

6 Tips and Tricks to Producing Your Own Gardener’s Gold – The Art and Science of Composting By Annie St. FrancisHere are 6 Tips and Tricks to Producing Your Own Gardener’s Gold. You’ll discover that composting is both an art and a science, and there’s a lot to learn. The more you know, the better …

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Book Review: Back to Basics – Third Edition, Edited by Abigail R. Gehring

Back to Basics: A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills – Third Edition Back to Basics: A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills is a concise and yet detailed encyclopedia of information important to the basics of self-sufficient living. Learn to bake bread, build a stone house, develop a water supply, and spin yarn. Raise a barn. …

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Summer Vacations – Road Trip Family Fun and 4 Tips for Traveling with Kids

Summer Vacations – Road Trip Family Fun and 4 Tips for Traveling with Kids Summer vacations are just around the corner, and families are planning for the fun of road trips together! We have a few suggestions for ways your kids can join in the great adventure with neat travel activities, relaxed learning opportunities, and …

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Spring Garden Starts – 8 Tips to Help You Succeed as a Beginning Gardener

By Annie St. Francis It’s spring and time to sprout those spring garden starts! The risk of frost will soon pass for most of America, and you’ll want to make the most of this year’s growing season. Experienced gardeners are already busy tending to this year’s gardens. If you’re new to home gardening, we have …

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Culinary and Medicinal Herbs, Wild Jam and Jellies – 7 Steps for a Safe and Successful Food Foraging Adventure

Culinary and Medicinal Herbs, Wild Jam and Jellies – 7 Steps for a Safe and Successful Food Foraging Adventure Culinary and Medicinal Herbs, Wild Jam and Jellies – 7 Steps for a Safe and Successful Food ForagingAdventure Culinary and medicinal herbs are among the natural treasures we find in forests, prairies, fields, near creeks and rivers, and in the desert. …

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