Monthly Archives: March 2011

Bake Your Brown Rice!

My sweet neighbor sent me this recipe and I remembered that this is how I used to cook brown rice.  None of my pans have tight/heavy lids for cooking rice well. The water usually just boils away and I end … Continue reading

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Setting Up (Warping) My Loom

Warping a loom is a big project. Here are the basic steps. I use Carter’s clamps to clamp the loom to the table so it doesn’t move all over the place while I’m working on it. It’s all one continuous … Continue reading

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More Adventures in Gardening

I spent most of the day yesterday transplanting most of my indoor seedlings.  Carter set up another light for me (I still think I could use two more, but I rotate the plants a few times during the day), and … Continue reading

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Favorite Links

I compiled a list for our Ladies’ Homesteading Group… thought I’d share!   Knitting/Spinning http://www.ravelry.com http://www.knittinghelp.com Homeschooling Help http://www.ixl.com –membership based math practice (my kids LOVE it!) http://www.freemathprogram.com – ahem… it’s a free math program Gardening http://www.mysquarefootgarden.net http://www.highmowingseeds.com – has … Continue reading

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One sock done… one to go!

So here it is!  One down, one to go.  I love how it turned out… now if I can get the other one to look about the same.  🙂 Then when I get done with the second one…. I have … Continue reading

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A Place I Love

I’ve enjoyed the posts and articles on The Wise Woman Builds Her Home.  Today they’re having a “link-up” for likeminded bloggers.  I’ve found some really neat blogs through link-ups like this.  Welcome, Link-Up Friends!  🙂

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My Hard-working Boy

I had several pictures of Garrett working today in the garden and had to post them for you.  He works hard… then plays hard.  His daddy is doing a great job teaching him to be a hard worker.     … Continue reading

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