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Where are the Birds?

The landscape is a frozen sheet of white. The wind is biting at my face mercilessly. I can’t help but wonder where the birds are hiding. In my fluffy big parka and layers I can only stand but little of the this icy chill. What does a little Chickadee do to survive? They eat and […]

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New Seedlings

 It snowed 6″/15cm the other night. The temperature fell to -19C. Purely an ugly April nightmare. There is hope. Hope for spring. Praise God that the seasons still perform there functions. Although there is a ton of white fluff and more angel-dandruff falling by the hour, the ground has little or no frost left in it. […]

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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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Food Storage: part 1

This post is in support of the great necessity of food storage. As I previously insisted, it seems impossible to be able to create some of the basic necessities of life through one lonely person’s own abilities. I believe the closest we can get to having what we like and are used to, is to preserve […]

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We’ve bagged a Deer-graphic content

Even though we’ve had lots of weary nights chasing the deer away from our hay, we passed on the temptation to cut one down. They were Flagtails anyway and they don’t have much meat on their bones to boot. Hubby got a tag for a female Mule Deer, but it isn’t for our area. We haven’t seen […]

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The Dog got Smashed

That dog has been nothing but trouble. I have had mixed feelings about her. She digs up my flower beds, she won’t chase the animals away from the hay…lazy pup! She won’t eat the dog food or even raw meat anymore. Hubby has got me to cook her meat….get that! All that being said, I saved […]

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Winter Survival-short term

Now that the landscape has turned from greens and browns to greys and white, I have to take a hard look again at this question that nags me each winter. What would I do to survive out there? Outside of my cozy home. What if it was -20, -30, -40?? I stare at the snow and […]

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Testing Unknown Wild Plants #2

                                                                                    Even tomato leaves are poisonous Sherry:  I was amazed to find this test. I truly describes how careful a person would have to be.  Universal Edibility Test [There are many plants throughout the world. Tasting or swallowing even a small portion of some can cause severe discomfort, extreme internal disorders, and even death. Therefore, if you […]

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