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Well I Never Thought We’d Have To Do THIS!

Well I Never Thought We’d Have To Do THIS!

You have to be prepared to handle emergencies on the homestead! Sometimes they involve people but often they involve animals.  Learn how to give shots, treat wounds, do an episiotomy for an animal struggling during birth, how to turn babies, pull babies, castrate,...

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Making A Basic Soap – Beginner’s Recipe!

Making A Basic Soap – Beginner’s Recipe!

I've been asked by several to share a recipe for a basic bar of soap and I'm happy to do so! This recipe and instructions are excerpts from my book "Soap Making Made Simple!". Making your own soap at home is not hard. Most people are afraid of the lye but if you...

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I’ve been quiet because of this….

I’ve been quiet because of this….

When I'm quiet here, it usually means that I'm busy with something important.  This is what I have been doing!  You are looking at over 600 bars of soap - it's the most I've ever made in a month! Yes, soap will be loaded back into inventory on Monday and ready for...

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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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