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Do This and Never Buy Chicks Again!

Do This and Never Buy Chicks Again!

Chicks are expensive.  At our local farm store they are $4 to $7  each - more for specialty breeds. If I drive about 30 miles there is a much larger farm store with many varieties at $3 each  but you have to buy 6 minimum...not usually a problem for me!  What if every...

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Fighting for His Life!

Fighting for His Life!

If you've read previous posts, you know we are in a battle against Lyme Disease and it's co-infections.  One of my hubby's co-infections is Babesiosis which  is a rare and life-threatening infection of the red blood cells that's usually spread by ticks. It's caused by...

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Soaps Available Monday Morning!

Soaps Available Monday Morning!

Soaps will be available for sale again Monday morning by 8:00 am EST.  There are quite a few new ones!  In honor of Texas you'll find Texas Rose! For those who love to fish...did you know they love the scent of Anise?  Bring the fish to YOU! Love to cook?  Hate to...

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Herbs ‘n Oils Class

Herbs ‘n Oils Class

Beginning this Thursday night, June 11th at 8:30 pm EST, I will host an Herbs 'n Oils Class for those of you interested in learning more about herbal remedies.  Herbs and oils can support your health, naturally, safely and effectively...and usually are much less...

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Good Hens, Naughty Hens & How to Preserve Their Eggs

Good Hens, Naughty Hens & How to Preserve Their Eggs

I have more eggs right now than I can possibly use fresh.  But I know this winter I won't have enough eggs each week for our needs.  I do not want to buy eggs from the store this winter! So, what's a farm-girl to do? Preserve them of course! Did you know you could do...

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It costs WHAT? to ship????

It costs WHAT? to ship????

Soap sales opened early this morning - really early by west coast time.  And they pretty much closed shorty after lunch...y'all bought almost everything that was ready to go! I think there are a few bars of Canine Caress and some Sweet Relief left .  You can see more...

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Soap!

Soap!

It's time!  The soaps are loaded into the shopping cart and ready for viewing.  Inventory will be added tomorrow and the shop will open first thing Monday morning! Thank you Texas!  If I couldn't live in Tennessee, I think Texas would be my next choice after "meeting"...

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Who Wants to Learn About Herbs & Oils?

Who Wants to Learn About Herbs & Oils?

As I have heard from hundreds of you from across the country, many have expressed a desire to learn more about herbs and essential oils.  Using herbs to support my health, that of my family, friends  and others has been my passion for almost 40 years now. I have used...

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Garden Bed Building

Garden Bed Building

I will write in detail soon about our attempt at gardening differently this year soon.  Our garden was being consumed by Bermuda Grass and we haven't found a natural way to combat that.  If you know one please share! We never used to have Bermuda grass - it just...

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Need some gardening help?

Need some gardening help?

When we moved to the farm I knew nothing about gardening. I mean nothing! I didn't know that there were cool season crops and warm season crops. I thought you went out one day, put all the seeds in the ground and waited for the bounty to begin! I bought some books and...

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Miss me? In the last 10 days….

Miss me? In the last 10 days….

There has been a lot of ditch digging happening in the garden area.  Full garden post coming soon!  We're trying something new after 20 years of gardening in raised beds and I'm excited to share it with you. This happened in the greenhouse - natural pest control at...

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Katie Is Addicted

Katie Is Addicted

Katie, our new rescue dog, will probably appear quite often here.  She goes with me everywhere so she is always in the frame. Katie is still learning to trust.  She loves to be outside but we have discovered that she has three...count em...THREE addictions. Here is...

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