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Chickens in the Snow

Barnyard

I took advantage of the snow day here to sleep in. When I finally peered out of the window around 9 o’clock, I noticed there were no chickens pecking around the chicken run. We’ve had snow before, several times in fact, and the chickens didn’t seem to mind terribly so I became a little concerned. […]

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Got To Be Starting Something

Beginner Gardens

When I was growing up in the country we had pit bull dogs. They were good dogs and they loved to play tug o’ war. I would get a stout piece of rope with a knot on each end and the pup would take one knot and I’d take the other and he would nearly […]

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Giveaway Winners and a Linky

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The winners of the giveaway are: sheila m This looks like a very useful book! Marco Curtis Bug-Out Bag! Sounds like a great resource during an emergency. send us your snail mail addy to littlehousemail AT gmail dot com.

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It’s a Giveaway!!!

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And an apology. I cannot finish the Prep-Along. I am too Preg-Along.  I crapped out on y’all weeks ago.  Baby#5 and I will have a conference about his effect on my productivity as soon as he arrives… But, I our lovely publisher has a GREAT book by someone who has done this prepping thing for […]

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Camping Survival Giveaway Winner

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According to Random.org, the winner of the pair of LifeStraw Portable Water Filters from Camping Survival is: Susan In case there are more than one Susans, the winning Susan’s entry is: Oooo. The ten pack of water bricks would be awesome! I could handle each one and rotating would be a breeze! Those water bricks […]

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DIY (and Emergency Prep) Linky!

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Prep-Along: Step #3 Water & Giveaway

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In a departure from the marathon paper chase of the first two weeks of the Prep-Along, this week’s assignment is pretty simple: Step 1: Count the number of people in your household: ____ Step 2: Multiply that number by three (3): ____ Step 3: Store that number of gallons of water. This Prep-Along is designed […]

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Prep-Along, DIY Linky!

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LHITS Prep-Along: Step #2 Make a Plan

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According to FEMA, at their emergency preparedness website, the very first step is to Make a Plan.  For a nice short catch-all checklist for this step, go to my county’s site here. For this step in our Prep-Along, you will need your binder as we explore: Planning for your special considerations Making a Family Communications […]

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