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Mint and Fennel

By Adz on February 24th 2013 in Backyard Farming, Frugal, Uncategorized

We picked up some mint and fennel from a very nice lady whose garden was overgrown with it. Too bad I broke 2 of her shovels digging out some of the stubborn fennel. She also had some pear saplings I was going to grab but she didn’t have any shovels left after I broken them both. I’ll have to go by there soon with a replacement shovel and grab those… (Read More)

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Keeping The Holidays Frugal

Keeping The Holidays Frugal

By cait on December 15th 2012 in Frugal, Uncategorized

Why is it that Christmas has become such a costly, consumer holiday? That’s not what it is suppose to be about, yet so many people find themselves buying presents for everyone they know and their bank accounts shrinking. Over the last few years our family has strived to keep costs down over the Holidays, and to focus on the things that are truly important. Spending time with family and good… (Read More)

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Pizza Dough

By cait on September 7th 2012 in Recipes, Uncategorized

Super Easy Pizza Dough 1 (.25 ounce) package of active dry yeast 1 teaspoon sugar 1 cup warm water 2 1/2 cups flour (all purpose or bread) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspooon salt ——————————————————————————————————————————————- Instructions: Preheat oven to 450* F In a medium bowl , dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water. Let stand until creamy, approximately 5 minutes . Stir in the flour, salt, and oil. Mix until the mixer… (Read More)

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My top 5 picks for Veggies to grow with kids

My top 5 picks for Veggies to grow with kids

By cait on September 3rd 2012 in Uncategorized

My top 5 picks for Veggies to grow with kids: 1. Snap Peas: They come in many different varieties, some require something to climb and others are called bush, meaning they can support themselves. They are easily planted by little fingers and require nothing more than a little water and some sun. The entire pod is edible, eat them right off the plant, cook them, or if you have to… (Read More)

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KODA

KODA

By cait on August 27th 2012 in Uncategorized

Our latest family addition is just over 100lbs, loves to cuddle and is wonderful with the kids! Meet Koda! He is a 4 year old Rhodesian Ridgeback, that we adopted. I have wanted a ridgy for many years, after working in the kennel after high school, I learnt which dog breeds I liked, and which breeds I disliked. There were a few Ridgebacks that stayed in the kennel, their calm,… (Read More)

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Gone Fishin’

Gone Fishin’

By cait on August 12th 2012 in General Stuff, Uncategorized

Today was going to be a home day, hanging out in the yard and enjoying the pool. However after an invite to tag along to Sidney Spit on our friends boat, those plans went out the window and we packed the kids and dog up and headed for the boat ramp. We launched from Tulista Park in Sidney. The boat ride takes about 10 minutes, then you arrive on a… (Read More)

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