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More News About Glyphosate in Food

My husband shared an article with me yesterday from our local ABC affiliate.  The article claimed that “unsafe” levels of a common weed killer, glyphosate, were found in a number of oat products like cereals, granola bars, and oatmeal.  (You … Continue reading

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Get Rid of Poison Ivy Naturally

If I told you that I knew how to get rid of poison ivy without spraying or digging, would you be interested? Would you believe that it really is as simple as giving the plant a “vinegar IV”? How’s that … Continue reading

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Product Review: K&H Poultry Waterer

The K&H 2.5 Gallon Poultry Waterer is definitely the best poultry waterer we’ve used to date here at the homestead! So far, it’s working beautifully in the brooder, and I predict many seasons of use from this product. We’ve used … Continue reading

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The Best Cold Brew Coffee EVER!

I’ve been drinking coffee from my friend Nicole over at Holler Roast Coffee for months now, and it’s fantastic any way you fix it! Cold brew has been my preparation method of choice lately though, so I thought I’d do … Continue reading

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Going Keto: Update for 06/22/18

I’m guessing that those of you following my keto journey thought I’d fallen off the face of the planet — or fallen off the wagon at the very least. Admittedly, I have been struggling, but I’m not out of the … Continue reading

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Turkey Tales: Poults at the Homestead

For years now, we’ve been wanting to raise turkeys at the homestead. We didn’t have the infrastructure, so we kept putting it off. After a fantastic work weekend with a friend from Tennessee though, we had ourselves a hoop coop, … Continue reading

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My N=1 Fasting Experiment: Day 2

Day two of my extended fasting experiment was a lot more challenging than I expected.  It wasn’t horrible.  It wasn’t even bad.  It certainly was challenging though. Before this experiment, I had two extended fasts under my belt.  One fast … Continue reading

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My N=1 Fasting Experiment: Day 1

For over 27 weeks, I’ve been on a transformation journey of weight loss and health gains using a low-carb, ketogenic diet.  Thanks to Jimmy Moore, Dr. Jason Fung, and the support of many others in various online communities, I’ve taken … Continue reading

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Podcast Delayed

This is just a quick post to let everyone know that I won’t be uploading the podcast today.  Over the weekend, I changed hosts for the website, and along with some other housekeeping, some technical elements have taken a bit … Continue reading

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Product Review: Masterbuilt 30″ Digital Electric Smoker

Back in December, Fred and I were walking through Wal-Mart when we happened across a large stack of smokers near the clearance aisle.  I’d been wanting a smoker for a long time, but I was ready to dismiss the pile.  … Continue reading

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