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Brandy Thixton
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Brandy Thixton at The Unlikely Homesteader
Brandy Thixton at The Unlikely Homesteader

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Why I Stopped Blogging (and Stopped Reading "Mommy Blogs")
I totally realize the irony of what I'm about to say: I can't read mommy blogs right now. I know. I know. I am a "mommy blogger." But I'm not doing much of that these days either. Can I just lay it all out here today? My life is messy. My house is a mess. M...

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True Tales from the Homestead...
Four of our eight "baby" hens turned six months today. Happy half birthday to Lucille Ball, Ethel Mae, Agnes, and Mama! (Bitsy would have been six months today too, may she rest in peace.) Last night, I went to bed a little sad. We have seen nary an egg fro...

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The Beauty of the Stretch
In a last-minute and strangely peaceful turn of events, both Miss Eight and Miss Six headed off to school this morning for their first day. And here I sit, sipping coffee, watching a sleeping baby on the video monitor, listening to Miss Toddler hum while sh...

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The Redneck Mom at the Dollar General
I have a story to tell you readers. It's full of drama, adventure, criminal acts, violence, shock, forgiveness, and humor. And it all takes place in a Dollar General in Gainesville, Georgia. Scene: Mama and four kiddos (Miss Eight, Miss Six, Miss Toddler, a...

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Look at me, being all successful and not killing green things. #humblebrag #notsohumble #sorrynotsorr #itsalive

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Rosemaries [and] Baby
Funny story. At the beginning of my first pregnancy, someone gave me a cactus. The instructions were simple: Twice a month, I was to put an ice cube in the pot, on top of the soil. It would melt and provide all the water the little prickly plant needed. Sim...

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Happy June 1, Everybody!
Well, it's June 1, and summer is in full swing. Miss Six was up bright and early, singing at the top of her lungs and waking up the neighborhood. Miss Eight stayed in her bed until 9am, reading and watching the chickens out her window. Miss Priss (who will ...

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Clutter Buster Challenge: Day 20
Well, people, tomorrow is Day 20.  We made it!!! Way to go, my friends!!! How did you do? I'll say it like this: I'm not where I want to be, but I'm a lot better off than I was. Am I right? So now we look to the future. What projects do you have left? Drawe...

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Clutter Buster Challenge: Day 15
  Hello, internetlings.  So we are on day 15 of our Clutter Buster Challenge. No, you did not miss anything. We may or may not have skipped a couple days.  So here's today's lesson: Sometimes we get thrown off our goals. Babies teeth. Kiddos get sick. Sched...

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Clutter Buster Challenge: Day 8
Okay, my people. It's Monday, and we're back at it! We all have them. Hiding there, out of site. The all consuming junk drawer. Oy. I actually have one in every room. And you know what? I am totally okay with that. I love my junk drawers. They are the perfe...
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