Worried about the economy and the food in your larder? Grab my e-book

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If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Are you worried about the economy?  Most of the folks I talk to are wondering what the damaging weather in the midwest will mean to their food dollars this year.  They’re thinking that things could get worse, a lot […]

Buy Nothing & Eat Leftovers Day

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Canada’s Thanksgiving Canada’s Thanksgiving is the second Monday in October.  The day after is a normal work day.  The stores are closed on Thanksgiving — even Costco.  Many families have their Thanksgiving dinner on Sunday, after church, and spend Monday driving home.  It’s not a huge celebration, like in the USA. It’s a quiet meal […]

Open the hidden gate and enter the secret garden…

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A review of the Herbarium Community at HANES Ten, nine, eight, seven…. The Herbal Academy of New England launched the Herbarium this week. I’m excited about this new way to learn about herbs. I learn best by immersion. When I am passionate about something, I plunge in with both feet, buy books, scope out internet […]

Homestead Kindle Book Club November 25th

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Free homestead Kindle books for self-reliance and emergency preparedness Warning: This post is time sensitive. Thank you for being part of this virtual assistance project – the Joybilee Farm Book Club. You will need a log-in to access the free Kindle books on the members-only wall at http://www.joybileefarm.com. If you haven’t already, please register with […]

How to make Nourishing and Moisturizing Rose Lip Balm

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How to make nourishing and moisturizing rose lip balm The winter dryness has set in. Whether you are in an area with wood heat or central heating, the dryness of winter air is felt on your lips. Tightness, burning, and inflammation will only get worse if you don’t put something on them to stop the […]

Homestead Kindle Book Club November 24th

Book Club November 27th

Free homestead Kindle books for self-reliance and emergency preparedness Warning: This post is time sensitive. Thank you for being part of this virtual assistance project – the Joybilee Farm Book Club. You will need a log-in to access the free Kindle books on the members-only wall at http://www.joybileefarm.com. If you haven’t already, please register with […]