Dec 02

HOMESTEAD CHRISTMAS TREE!

Are you one of the many people who brave the cold and the crowds to get the best deals of the season on Black Friday?  I must confess I’ve tried it a couple of times but never really saw the charm in it.  Standing in line outside of a store hourse before they plan to open, …

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Aug 22

DIY REUSABLE LUNCH NAPKINS

Well it is that time of the year again. That time when parents start getting their little ones ready to head back to school. Shopping for clothes, shoes and various supplies. In our house and in many other houses across the nation we are also shopping for back to school lunch items. My daughter likes …

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Aug 12

FILTERING THE MILK AND CLEAN UP

Now that we’ve gone over my process on milking a cow with a vacuum pump, I want to show you the next step.  You see milking the cow is only half the process.  Now we have to get the milk to the house and deal with it. First I load everything into my wagon and …

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Jul 21

DOUBLE CHOCOLATE ZUCCHINI LOAF

By now your garden is likely to be overrun with zucchini and you may be asking “What do I do with it all!?”  After you have gotten your fill of it in salads, stir fry and just sliced with a little salt, you start giving it away to all your friends and neighbors.  When you …

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Jul 18

MILKING WITH A VACUUM PUMP

I’m quite excited about tomorrow!  Why?   Well tomorrow is the day I get to milk my cow and actually keep the milk! to use!  My family will be happy to have something besides goat milk to drink too.  Not that goat milk is bad, It’s my milk of choice in specialty coffee drinks, but its …

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