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 had a few minutes here and decided to do a quick project – making tags for my plants this year. I mentioned a link to this project a few weeks ago I think. Very simple and I now have … Continue reading
Well, almost… A couple bumps in the road along the way. First I never bothered to measure how long the light fixture was, I just thought it would fit on my craft table. Guess what? It’s too long. Good thing … Continue reading
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
It seems like every spring I run short of cash when it comes to my garden. With seed buying, potting soil, containers, and what ever else happens to come up, I try and look for inexpensive solutions where I can. … Continue reading
I wasn’t going to post anything tonight but I was sitting here doing some heirloom seed research and blog reading when I came across a really neat idea I thought I would share. This is something I am going to … Continue reading
I tend to do things a bit differently than is considered “normal” (if there is a normal). I like not working outside the home. I homeschool my children. I even enjoy having my children home with me (at least most … Continue reading
When my good friend encouraged me to start a garden again a couple years ago it wasn’t even a question for me. I was doing raised beds again. I had some raised bed gardens at our last house and loved … Continue reading