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Nicole Neal
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Making Yogurt
  In my reading about the best things to eat to help your intestinal flora, I found that yogurt was something that I would actually eat.  But I wanted to make it myself, so I could make sure of what is in it.  I bought some starter culture from a website th...

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We Said the Chickens Would Be First...
    The first farm-type animal we were planning on getting were chickens.  Then I went to the chicken swap at the local feed store.     I came home with a five-month-old pot-belly pig boar. No, we aren't going to eat him, I just really love pigs. Also, I'm ...

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September Garden Update
  I tore out all but one of the tomato plants. They were not doing anything, and I am needing that space for the fall garden.  I also took the cucumber plants out of the ground since they were dying from something eating the leaves.  Some of the marigolds, ...

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August Garden Update
  Kiwi plant I've been getting a plant here and there. I have so many things I want to grow!    I planted a kiwi plant in mid-June, which is crawling along our south fence. A basil, bee balm, and sage will be part of my medicine/herb garden. I also put an e...

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Changing the Ratchets and Pawls on the Kromski Harp
  When I got my Kromski Harp rigid heddle loom, the ratchets and pawls, which keep the warp from moving when you don't want it to, were plastic. On the first use, I realized that they weren't sturdy enough when they let my entire warp fall and become unwoun...

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Baby Girl Loves Worms
  I got home early today and had enough time to put some plants in the ground. It kept trying to rain on me but, thankfully, God held off long enough for me to get the tomatoes and marigolds in the ground. The ground was wet enough already to make it easier...

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My First Garden
  I actually have never grown a vegetable/ food garden before, something my mom pointed out to me last week. I have had a flower garden, which did well if only because God helped me water it.   When my husband asked what I wanted for Mother's Day, I told hi...

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Not Dead, Part 2
  It only took them about six and a half hours to position the trailer, tie it down, and set up the stairs.  Our paper castle was officially here! This part was very easy for us.  The hard part was yet to come.  My husband and his uncle ran wire from the po...

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Not Dead
   My computer, she is fixed!  The fan didn't want to work, had someone take it apart, and now it does!  Yayyyy!!!    Now I have A LOT to catch up on.  We have been very busy the past two and a half months.    My Wonderful Husband and I picked out a brand-n...

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