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Homesteading: Finding Time to Make Your Own Yogurt

Homesteading: Finding Time to Make Your Own Yogurt

I’m one of those people that is hesitant to start something if I can’t envision how I’m going to finish it.  I am not a fan of failure, which means a lot of things on a lot of different levels. In the interest of this post, however, it meant I was pretty intimidated about the idea of regularly making kitchen staples like yogurt and bread from scratch.  But the potential benefits outweighed my fear, so I jumped right in…and haven’t looked back!  Finding the time to get both of these things made on a regular, consistent basis was actually far easier than I’d…Read the rest of this entry →

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How Our Family Has Gone Home(steadin’)…

How Our Family Has Gone Home(steadin’)…

If you’ve been following our family on social media, you may have noticed a recent influx of posts about homemade food.  That’s because for the past few months, I’ve been on a quest to provide more healthy food options for my family.  Specifically, more  veggies, and less processed food.  It started last fall during Apple-mania week, when I realized how fun it was to cook with local ingredients that are in season.  The next progression was pumpkin and zucchini – and our house began to fill up with healthy breads, oat bars, and fruit butters.  Then some time around Thanksgiving…Read the rest of this entry →

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