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Carnival of Homesteading – Long Over Due Edition

July 20th, 2009 · 4 Comments

There has been so much going on in my life over the past month or so that the carnival has gotten away from me so this edition is going to be HUGE.   I hope that you will check out all of the articles. Canning Carolyn presents The Barber Bunch: How to make Strawberry Jam posted […]

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Carnival of Homesteading at Meadowwood Gardens this week!

May 13th, 2009 · No Comments

Don’t forget that the Carnival of Homesteading will be hosted by Meadowwood Gardens this week.  This will be the Vegetable Gardening edition so they will be featuring gardening posts.  Get your submissions in soon, this is going to be one you don’t want to miss.  Submit your articles here.gr The Carnival of Homesteading has been […]

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Carnival of Homesteading

May 8th, 2009 · No Comments

Jacob at the Blogging Guy hosted the Carnival of Homesteading this week.  While I didn’t have a post included, I wanted to highlight some of my favorites from this week. There is nothing I hate more than unwelcome visitors to my house.  No, I’m not talking about the nosy neighbor or the traveling salesman but […]

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You Can Garden In Anything

May 1st, 2009 · No Comments

The picture above is my swimming pool salad garden last year.  I have been looking around for containers to garden in and I ran across this article and just had to share, you really can garden in ANYTHING.  This is a woman in Alaska who could not get vegetables to grow in the ground so […]

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How To Host a Blog Carnival Tutorial

April 29th, 2009 · No Comments

The Carnival of Homesteading is looking for carnival hosts for upcoming editions.  There are many benefits to hosting a carnival. You a chance to meet and interact with many new bloggers in your niche. You get a chance to read the articles that are submitted. You get additional traffic to your site from people who […]

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Carnival Of Homesteading: How-To Edition

April 20th, 2009 · 5 Comments

This was supposed to be the Springtime edition.  In going through the articles, there were so many great How To articles that I decided to switch the focus just a little.   My picks are all how to articles and they all have a little bit to do with Spring too.  All of the articles that […]

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How to Make Homemade Yogurt

April 14th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Even with only one Nigerian Dwarf Dairy goat milking right now, we have an abundance of milk.  Gypsy gives a little over one quart a day.  It’s not a huge amount but it is more than Randy and I will normally use so my challenge has been to find ways to use it all. Kory, […]

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Carnival Of Homesteading – SnowFall Edition

March 2nd, 2009 · 4 Comments

Carnival of Homesteading A major snowfall has swept over the east coast.  It’s caused travel problems and power outages from the deep South to Northern New England.  It is not too bad here on our small homestead.  We only got about 4 inches of snow.  Just enough to be pretty without having to worry about […]

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Carnival of Homesteading – First Edition

February 16th, 2009 · No Comments

Welcome to the First  edition of Carnival of Homesteading.  There are some great articles in this edition.  I hope that you will enjoy reading them as much as I have! Gardening Sinclair presents Sowing the Seeds posted at NatureWithMe, saying, “This is an article about seed selection for an heriloom, organic family garden.” Ever wondered […]

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Submit Your Posts Now for the Carnival of Homesteading

February 12th, 2009 · No Comments

The first edition of the Carnival of Homesteading will be posted here on February 16th. Homesteading is perhaps best described as an attitude.  It is the desire to be self sufficient: to grow your own food, can your own vegetables, make your own soap.  It can be on a large scale such as growing all […]

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