Category Archives: Household

Garlic.

I love garlic.  Every meal should start with an onion/garlic fry, or a raw mash of straight garlic, in my opinion.  There is very little that I love, dinner-wise, which does not.  So, in pursuit of that, I’ve been growing … Continue reading

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The last 6 months

I’m sorry for leaving this blog alone for such a long time, but my life intervened.  As previously mentioned, I quit my job, but am staying on per-diem.  We’re also hiring for a new car seat person at the large … Continue reading

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Fruit cobblers & bettys

Fruit cobblers and bettys are some of the easiest desserts you can make.  More people should, they’re dead easy.  So, as they’re some of my, and my family’s favorites,  I’m gonna walk you thru how I do it. First, you … Continue reading

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How to (I) set up a camp kitchen

Guest blogging!  🙂  http://americanpreppersnetwork.com/2014/02/setting-camp-kitchen-way.html

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Ann’s Amazing Excema Clearing Lotion

A while back, my daughter had excema and we couldn’t get rid of it.  She cried when we put lotion on her because it stung.  Baby oil didn’t work.  She was miserable.  In the winter, she got cracks in her … Continue reading

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Non-electric fuel based lamps

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Chamber pots, potty chairs and night waste

Yep, guest blogging again… http://americanpreppersnetwork.com/2014/01/chamber-pots-potty-chairs-night-waste.html

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Kickin’ Chicken – two meals out of one

A while back, I started thinking about roasting chicken.  Growing up, I was never a fan – I couldn’t love the dry taste of roast chicken.  Until now, I’ve been a purist about boneless-skinless breasts, because of all the juicy … Continue reading

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How to make yeast

Didja ever wonder what you’d do if you didn’t have access to Fleischman’s Dried Yeast? I do.  It IS one of the questions which keeps me wondering.  So, being me, I researched it.  Turns out that before about 1880, most … Continue reading

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Brussels sprouts with apple, bacon and raisins

It’s November and I’ve been putting my garden to bed.  We got, shoveled, and raked a trailer load of half composted horse manure onto the garden a couple of weeks ago, but not before picking the last of the goodies … Continue reading

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