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Real Life Kitchen

With all the beautiful pictures on the internet of people’s homes and familes you may feel like you are living a life of mess and disorder that no other household is experiencing. I’m gonna tell you right now: it’s all … Continue reading

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Life’s Little Salve Makers

River and I made salve together today. She’s been wanting to for weeks. We also re-filled chapsticks with homemade chapstick (otherwise known as salve). It was a great way to bond and I passed on some valuable knowledge along the … Continue reading

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Fewer Dishes

Over the past few months I’ve given away many of my dishes in an attempt to simplify. Getting down to basics helps to reduce that massive pile of dirty dishes to the left of the sink. The fewer dishes you … Continue reading

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Rustic Refrigerator

I thought I’d post a picture of my fridge while it was looking so cute. We have a basket of grapes, harvested yesterday from the neighbor’s yard. We have a big jar of brine for making pickles. We have a … Continue reading

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Praise to August Harvests

August’s Harvests provide us with fresh, filling meals during the summer, and they will keep us alive during the winter. Preserving goes on day after day here. I am feeling especially grateful for my farmer friends. Our garden provides us … Continue reading

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Scones At Home

We have been making scones at home on a regular basis for months now. Although scones seem a bit fancy, they are actually quite quick and easy and use mostly bulk ingredients that we always have on hand: flour, a … Continue reading

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