Monthly Archives: February 2010

Dear Wild-Eyed Store Manager…

I’m going to pull a Letters to People I Hate moment here and rant about an incident I had a couple of hours ago. As I was sitting [..]

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Planning the Garden

I just put up a post over at Homestead Geek regarding garden planning, for anyone interesting in such things. 🙂 Garden Planning “Having been through thirty-mumble transitions from [..]

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Garden Planning

Yesterday, as the wind blew and the snow swirled, I spent a good many hours planning our first garden. We’re fortunate to have a pretty large yard with [..]

Gardening, Local Farms, Native Plants, Pest Control, Planning , ,

10 Things to Avoid in Beauty Products

The Progressive Pioneer put up a great post about 10 highly-toxic substances often found in beauty products. It’s amazing we take all this stuff for granted as being [..]

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10 Things to Avoid in Beauty Products

The Progressive Pioneer put up a great post about 10 highly-toxic substances often found in beauty products. It’s amazing we take all this stuff for granted as being [..]

Health, Personal Hygiene, Personal Responsibility, Toxins ,

And so, we become three

Blogs, that is. The crafty people aren’t necessarily interested in the photoblogging, and the photoblogging people aren’t necessarily into homesteading, so I’m diverging a bit. My favorite photos [..]

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Oh, Hi

So these are my new homesteady digs. Big plans afoot for the unlikely homestead, my friends; plans that will bore the socks right off you! But at least [..]

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Quilting Content! Sort Of!

Just when I’d given up looking… I used half my tax return to buy myself a new toy – a Canon EOS 1000D – my first digital SLR. [..]

Fabrics, Quilting ,

Cleaning Up My Life

This post first appeared on my other blog, Confounded by Quilting, and basically cemented my desire to have a more appropriate blog title for the homesteady bits of [..]

Cleaning Products, Commercialism, Gluten-Free, Illness, Kombucha, Personal Hygiene, Personal Responsibility, Planning, Politics, Product Recommendations, Vegetarian , , , ,

Cleaning Up My Life

Like many folks, I took health and well-being for granted in my younger years, and being raised in the middle-class American Midwest, I took many “modern necessities” for [..]

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