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    Growing on the Homestead

    All kinds of things are finally growing on our little homestead now that we are headed into the hot part of the year. Mother’s irises have been glorious. She has at least eight different colors all around the place. They are nearly finished blooming. They need to be thinned out. Then we can spread them out to even more locations.…

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    Homestead Update

    It's still mostly winter here on the homestead... at least for the moment. However, spring is gradually creeping in...There is still much we can't do until spring arrives for sure-and-certain, but we are making a little progress on our homestead goals...

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    Homestead Goals

    Our adventure this past fall has been settling into our new home in Arkansas. Now that we live out in the country I have some homesteading/self-sufficiency goals that I want to try. Lyle is not so enthusiastic but, as usual, he’s willing to offer his support however he can. Some of these activities aren’t new for us. It only made…