The Best Way To Remove A Tick

July 10, 2009 Kendra 10

There are lots of “methods” for removing a tick: pouring alcohol on it, burning it, smothering it with Vaseline… but what is the BEST way?? Find out!

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This Inner Struggle: Finding Balance

July 6, 2009 Kendra 20

“Lately it’s been on my mind a lot… this struggle that I have for superficial perfection. Not in me, but in my home. And I’m finding that it doesn’t fit well at all with the homesteaders lifestyle. My modern ideals are conflicting with this inner longing for a simpler, back-to-basics lifestyle.”


Chickens In The Trees

July 5, 2009 Kendra 4

For a while we had trouble keeping the chickens from roosting in the trees at night. Well, I finally found a solution!

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Best Homemade Sandwich Bread

July 4, 2009 Kendra 9

I have tried recipe after recipe, searching for the perfect homemade sandwich bread. So far, this is my favorite recipe. It came out perfectly!

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The Old Chimney’s Story

June 30, 2009 Kendra 11

Though I was uneasy with the men being here, I am glad to know more about this land we live on. And now I have a great story about the old home site to pass on to my kids!

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My First Garden: 9 Weeks Later

June 28, 2009 Kendra 16

I thought I’d try gardening the cheap way this time: just sticking the seed in the soil (not adding anything to it really) and watering it. Well, you get what you pay for… which is not much in my case. Lesson learned.

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The Best Way To Catch A Mouse

June 23, 2009 Kendra 8

I’ve tried them all: snap traps, sticky pads, rat poison, electronic devices, and even cats… none of them work with any comparison to this flawless mouse catcher!