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A Series on Log House Building #14


The BAY WINDOW I told ‘the man’ how big I wanted the window. He cut the hole and we covered it for the winter. We put insulation over the floor area and covered the areas near the open gable ends with plastic since the snow would blow inside somewhat. I was tired of babysitting the […]

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Oaty-Banana-Nut cookies…


… but this isn’t really about another recipe. Today I’m making Oaty-Banana-Nut Cookies. No recipe remember (heheh). I stirred up a quadruple batch because I’m…nuts. Then my quandary over cookie shapes came again. Which tastes better – round cookies or square cookies? I started cutting corners a long time ago and discovered how much cheaper and time efficient […]

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Bear News


The ‘ol dog is getting fat and lazy. Nothing exciting has happened in awhile…until this evening. Suddenly she flew off the porch in a rage, barking and carrying on like the devil was approaching. I heard the commotion right through my heavy log walls which are  10 inches thick…well maybe the sound came through the […]

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What is the rest of the world doing…


…when I’m at home playing in the twigs, and garden. Well… crazy things I discovered!                                                                         Vertically challenged traffic, heheh.   Home is Sanity, yes! Be a friend by sharing…

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Seriousness of Non-Hybrids


Sherry: Wow, Mike Adams that published this is a ‘bird of a feather’. Right on. Right on Mike! __________________________________________ Dear Natural News readers, (from insider@naturalnews.com) Most Natural News readers are into preparedness or self-reliance at some level: they grow a garden, stockpile a bit of food or even just do their own countertop sprouting. Our […]

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Griping to the CCTS


In the comments a bit ago, Naomi suggested that if I was having problems with my iPhone contract I could possibly contact this CCTS for help. I’m always game to try to boil fairness and equity to the surface. My concern: I bought my iPhone so I could take great snaps and videos for my blog  […]

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Pumpkins: for dogs and weight loss


 It’s February and I’m just getting to the pumpkin. I’m several weeks behind, but they are still excellent. In case you think pumpkins are only good for us, think again! They are good for dogs. Check out what I discovered: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ {Weight Loss: One website author has written about the benefits to a dog’s digestive and […]

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Non-Rising Yeast


I bought some. Not on purpose. I’d rather have yeast that rises. The Bakipan company that supplied the yeast explained how sensitive yeast can be in the preparation process as well as the storage temperatures and situations. They seemed to be onside, but wanted expiry dates. After my first contact with them, I sent an […]

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