Category Archives: frugal

The sun is warm..

Yup, you heard me right, despite the cold temps, despite the snow, despite the drifts that are so huge and solid that even the horse’s walk over the beaten path.. the sun, the sun its got promise, it started last … Continue reading

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No Spend Sept.. Overview

My latest batch of soap, it had its ups and downs on this one, only time will give the answer on how it will turn out after curing and for use, hopefully it will be just fine.. but its clearly … Continue reading

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Garden Friday Report May 8th to 16th 2013

Well, Its a good thing I am writing things down in the farm book to help keep track of these things for this post but wow, I can see that in true harvest time, this is going to be a … Continue reading

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Garden Friday Report May 8th to 16th 2013

Well, Its a good thing I am writing things down in the farm book to help keep track of these things for this post but wow, I can see that in true harvest time, this is going to be a … Continue reading

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Rending down Rabbit Leaf Fat

Lets just say that my big bucks that I raised up not just for meat but for full proper winter coats on them, were fat! FAT! they are free feed and Dh does not believe in giving out the ration … Continue reading

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Friday Report.. Ten dollar a Week Food Challange/Weigh in

The Ten Dollar a week food Challange is coming into its second week, the first week the ten dollars went to the Good Food Box fund, this week, I spent 4.22 cents, which was one 3 pds bag of onions, … Continue reading

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Snow, Blood and more meat for the house..

Well, I had hoped that the weather forcast for today in regards to the snow would mean that it would in fact be a bit warmer then yesterday but alas it was not meant to be, Jack Frost had a … Continue reading

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Spruce Tip Beer

Now you may or may not depending on when you started reading the blog, me talking about all those amazing things you can do with fresh young spruce tips, I found a note book from my time when I worked … Continue reading

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Pink Slime -No! Meaty Bones-Yes!

So two days ago on the CBC, while I was washing floors for the billionth time, I was very interested in the story of what was happening in regards to fallout from Jamie Olivers showing of just how meat scrapes … Continue reading

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Garden Monday-Indepence Day’s

I decided to combine the wonderful Independence Day Challange with the once a month garden update for my monday’s main posts. Going to also add links to blog I read that are doing this challange, if anyone else who read’s … Continue reading

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