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Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #71

Submitted by on July 22, 2012 – 7:45 pm 2 Comments
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Good Monday morning to ya! Thanks for joining the Barn Hop ladies, Amy from Homestead Revival, Jill from The Prairie Homestead, and myself, for another weekly round-up of linky love.

This week has been pretty hectic for us. I’m actually out of state right now, staying with my sister and her family. My mother and my 13 year old half-brother flew to the East Coast from California to visit, so Jerry and I packed the kids up for a little road trip. It’s been fun. My mom had never met Xia or Elias, and I haven’t seen my brother since he was 3, so we’ve had a good time catching up.

I’ve been giving my mom grief though. My THIRTEEN YEAR OLD brother didn’t know what SQUASH is!! I was cooking some for baby Elias and he came up and asked, “What’s that? It looks kinda like a lemon.” I said, “It’s squash.” He said, “Squash?” I had to show him a whole squash so he’d know what it was. You can imagine my horror, lol! He’s on a processed foods only diet. Bad, bad, bad. I wish I could bring him home with me for a couple of weeks, we’d change that real quick.

This week I’d like to encourage you all to check out Brown Thumb Mama’s timely post encouraging us all to get an Emergency Binder put together. Can you believe I still haven’t done this yet?? I absolutely LOVED her advice on how to camouflage this binder to be less likely to attract a would-be thief from taking advantage of having all of your vital information at their fingertips. A very good reminder to us all. Thanks, Brown Thumb Mama!!

Did you share anything “homesteading” on your blog this week? If so, we’d love to have you link up below! Even if you don’t have a blog, we always welcome your comments!

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