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Update to Mail Carrier Woes

After all the frustration I shared in a previous post about my postal service woes, I thought it only fair that I post an update. Apparently, complaints do affect change.  Although we didn’t get an immediate response, much to our … Continue reading

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Going Keto: Update for 12/29/17

Today marks the end of week sixteen since committing to a ketogenic eating plan, and I’m still plugging along.  The scale is moving, albeit slowly, and I’m continuing to get lots of practice at making this a lifestyle rather than … Continue reading

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And the Mail Carrier Woes Continue

We saw a lot of great changes with our move into the country eight years ago.  Unfortunately for us though, better mail service was not one of those positive changes. Over the years, we’ve had many issues with our mail … Continue reading

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Goal Setting for 2018

I’ve never been one for New Year’s resolutions.  I’ve always seen them as an excuse for people to get really excited for a few weeks (or even a couple of months) and then lose focus.  After listening to The Survival … Continue reading

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Bucking Birthday Tradition with ButcherBox

For more years than I can remember now, there has been a tradition in our home.  When someone has a birthday, they pick a restaurant for their special meal.  I have always enjoyed that tradition, and I think the rest … Continue reading

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Contour Next One Blood Glucose Meter Frustrations

As most of my readers know, I was diagnosed as a Type 2 diabetic back in 2013.  I control my blood sugar with a ketogenic diet, berberine, and Tradjenta.  A critical part of my blood sugar control is self testing … Continue reading

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Cast Iron in the Homestead Kitchen

Folks don’t usually think of cast iron in December, especially here in Indiana, but with all the things that are going on at the homestead, we definitely have cast iron on the brain here. About a month ago, Fred and … Continue reading

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Going Keto: Update for 12/04/17

It has been far too long since my last keto update, but I have nothing but great things to report.  Since I haven’t shared my progress for more than two months, I’m sure you can imagine that I have a … Continue reading

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Recipe Review: Low Carb Pumpkin Bread

It’s that time of year where it feels like you can’t walk three feet without seeing pumpkin spice something, right? Well, I happen to like pumpkin and the warm spices of cloves, nutmeg, and cinnamon that happen to go along … Continue reading

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Recipe Review: Easy Spinach & Mushroom Omelet Muffins

Attempting to effect self rescue from my food rut, I’m trying new recipes.  I found “Easy Spinach & Mushroom Omelet Muffins” on All Day I Dream About Food, and I thought the recipe looked delicious.  When I showed it to … Continue reading

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