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November 23, 2016 – 1:00 am

I’ll share with you my favorite way to marinade venison to make delicious deer jerky. You’ll love how simple and easy it is!

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August 21, 2008 – 10:51 am

More homesteading tips and advice from my friend over at Butterberry Farm.

My Little Country Girl, Shucking Corn

August 20, 2008 – 7:40 am
corn shucking

My little Jada was shucking corn for the first time. But she wasn’t in it for the corn, no, she was on a hunt… for worms!

Blueberries and Eggs, So Much To Learn!

July 31, 2008 – 7:39 am
Blueberries and Eggs, So Much To Learn!

“We got together some big bowls and walked down to the blueberry bushes. The bushes were full of bright blue berries, and I thought it would be no problem gathering a gallon of them pretty quickly. I was ready to start picking away, but slowed myself as I noticed that Addy was studying the berries.”

Small Talk and Breaking Beans

July 18, 2008 – 7:32 am
Small Talk and Breaking Beans

“We soon went inside to get out of the heat. Addy had traded some blueberries for green beans at the farmer’s market, and she had tons of them to prepare for canning! When I saw the huge boxes full of beans, enough to make over 5 gallons canned, I offered my novice help.”

Keeping Potatoes Fresh Longer

July 11, 2008 – 8:14 am
keeping potatoes fresh

Tips for keeping your fresh potatoes from sprouting too quickly.

Homemade Strawberry Syrup Recipe

July 5, 2008 – 9:02 am
strawberry syrup recipe

“I’ve recently decided that I will not be buying any more store bought maple syrup, not only because of the expense, but also all of the preservatives and junk in them.This recipe came out so good, I wanted to share it with all of you…”

Made From Scratch Pancakes Recipe

July 4, 2008 – 9:12 am
from scratch pancakes recipe

This is THE BEST recipe I have ever used for making pancakes. Every one comes out perfectly every time. Definitely a keeper!

A Natural Cure For Shingles, and More…

June 27, 2008 – 7:10 am

“Somehow we got on the subject of herbs and herbal remedies. I told her that I had Pink Eye last week, and how my doc. bill was $87! She said smiling, “You know, there’s an herb for that.””

Steamed Carrots with Lemon-Dill Butter

June 24, 2008 – 9:45 am

“It’s so easy to make, and really kicks plain old carrots up a notch! And the best part is that the kids gobble them up!”

Hang Drying Clothes On A Short Line

June 24, 2008 – 9:33 am
tips for hang drying clothes

“You don’t have to have a long clothes line to be able to hang dry a lot of clothes…”

Homemade Deodorant Recipe

June 24, 2008 – 8:29 am

My sister’s review of one popular homemade deodorant recipe. See what she thinks…

14 Money Saving Reusable Alternatives to Replace Disposables

May 28, 2008 – 8:27 pm

It’s time to start saving big bucks by replacing the disposable items you use on a daily basis with washable, reusable alternatives!

Frugal Soap Making Tips, And A Few Tidbits

May 28, 2008 – 7:23 am
homemade soap

Lessons from Butterberry Farm, and money saving soap making tips.

20 Ways To Save Money On Laundry

May 24, 2008 – 9:24 pm

“When you are living on a tight budget like my family is you have to find ways to save $$ in every department! Here are some ideas for saving money on doing laundry…”

Make Homemade Baby Food: It’s Easier Than You Think!

May 20, 2008 – 9:59 pm
baby ty

“It’s really easier than you think. And believe me, you will feel so good about what your baby is eating because you will know exactly what is in it. And, you will save your family lots of MONEY!!”

A Trip To The Amish Store

May 16, 2008 – 7:04 am

“As we drove home through the country roads, I began asking tons of questions. I asked about how she does her laundry, how she feeds her animals, how she stores her flour and sugar, how she makes her yogurt and bread, what kinds of herbs she uses, and on and on. She was very sweet to tell me everything I was so curious to know.”