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Dry Canning Flour

By Holly Giles | Home , Kitchen

Dry Canning Flour I read up on canning flour when I got a 50-pound bag of flour. At that time flour was hard to come by and I needed to bake bread for our family. Bread was off the shelves of the store and ingredients for baking were not available either. A restaurant supply store […]

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Set Garden Goals in 4 Easy Steps

By Holly Giles | Home

Garden Goals Have you ever thought about setting garden goals? If you are like me, you are motivated by simply getting outside and connecting with nature. I love to get outside in beautiful weather and that makes me want to grow something. Gardening is a way to squeeze in some physical activity into a busy […]

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Victory Garden Homestead Tour

By Holly Giles | Home

Victory Garden The victory garden of the 1940s has made a comeback with full force. Families are looking to food sources they had not thought of before which is exciting news for gardening. During world war II the government was reverting large manufacturing to war efforts and supplies. In turn, the government asked citizens to […]

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Venison Jerky at Home

By Holly Giles | Home , Kitchen

Venison Jerky Harvesting and preserving meat was a big part of generations past. Making venison jerky at home has become popular with homesteaders across America. Harvesting your own meat for the family is a big responsibility and a way to be in control of your food supply. Bringing home meat and curing it in several […]

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Baker Creek Seed Company Tour

By Holly Giles | Home , Simple Living

Baker Creek Seed Company is nestled in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains in Missouri. My fellow Roadschool Mom, Mary Beth and I along with three of our children visited here on a road trip. Baker Creek is an heirloom company preserving and selling heritage seeds from generations ago. This family-owned farm is taking big […]

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