1 Thessalonians 4:11-12Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business and to work with your hands, just as we told you, so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody.
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"Post industrialization has led to hectic lives that seem to leave little room for self-sufficiency. Or so it may appear on the surface. What if, instead of sedentary hours in front of the TV, we took back the teachings of our forefathers? Instead of running to the store for ears of corn, or fresh lettuce and tomatoes for a healthy salad, should we shift our priorities back to the soil to provide for our needs?"
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I came across The Urban Homestead website yesterday and LOVE, I say LOVE their little homestead. To think they can produce 6000 POUNDS of produce a year in such a small area. Yes, they live in California which has a … Continue reading
My office that is! I finally took a couple days to get my office re-organized so I can use my craft table to start my seedlings on in a few weeks. It didn’t take as long as I expected, only … Continue reading
Yesterday I posted on my Facebook wall how much I loved sautéed onions that were almost to the point of being burned – but not quite. They are SOOO good and sweet. Well, lo and behold, in an email this … Continue reading
Can you see it? My first herb garden seeds have sprouted. I just love when you wake up one morning to find green where it wasn’t the night before, especially on a snowy day. What exactly is thyme? It … Continue reading
It amazes me how much information is out there about gardening, and how many different ways there are to do it. You have to find what will work for your situation and try it out. If it doesn’t work this … Continue reading
I have spent a great deal of time between yesterday and today trying to find some good, understandable charts that tell you how many veggie plants you should put in if you want to provide for your family for a … Continue reading