Category Archives: thrifty

Cover Crop

About to turn under this buckwheat I planted as a cover crop. After the garlic was harvested from this plot I sowed buckwheat and it grew easily and quickly with just a little water from our sprinkler. Now I will … Continue reading

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Garden Pictures August 2017

As you can see, the natural has a place in our garden

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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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Homeschooling For Preschool

This spring we have been focusing in on homeschooling. Next year is kindergarten, and we have to decide whether River will attend school or whether we contine to homeschool. I am leaning toward homeschooling. I feel I need to prove … Continue reading

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Quilting

Somebody’s getting a quilt for Christmas…  

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Cards

Today we created our Winter Solstice cards. Using a block print from a thrift store, and some borrowed ink and rollers, I made a bold print on each soft, thick card. River also did some Holiday artwork to include in … Continue reading

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Bounty?

Today I look for Bounty wherever I can. These days it can be allusive. But when I came inside from the winter garden and saw this big bowl of beans on my counter I found Bounty. A Big Bowl of … Continue reading

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