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by Mustardseedmama
Fri Jul 19, 2013 6:44 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Wheeeewhhhh!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 633

Wheeeewhhhh!!!

To all my friends across the pond----I just read of your heat-wave, and I wanted to tell you I sympathize!!! Today it is 101f in the shade on the north side of our house, and I know all about trying to keep critters and gardens going in heat. The worst summer since we moved away from civilization wa...
by Mustardseedmama
Wed Jun 05, 2013 11:29 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Where are???
Replies: 46
Views: 6554

Re: Where are???

Hi all----haven't been here in a good while---did some remodel on the house, etc...and more recently had some remodel done on me----that is to say Carpal Tunnel Surgery and had my elbow taken apart and put back together...not fun but had to be done. Garden stinks---waaay too much rain---and as usual...
by Mustardseedmama
Mon Dec 24, 2012 12:22 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Popping in to wish you,...
Replies: 12
Views: 770

Popping in to wish you,...

Hello all! I haven't been around much lately---StepDad has a serious illness and life on the planet has me a little crazy lately...but I wanted to take a moment to wish you all a wonderful Christmas. Or a Happy Yule....or whatever you celebrate at your house! Oh, and in case I don't get to it-----HA...
by Mustardseedmama
Sat Nov 17, 2012 1:14 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Waste Free Lunch Inspiration
Replies: 12
Views: 4967

Re: Waste Free Lunch Inspiration

That poem made me smile!!
by Mustardseedmama
Sat Nov 17, 2012 1:04 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: What are we all having for dinner?
Replies: 452
Views: 47652

Re: What are we all having for dinner?

Meat Loaf, mashed potatoes, green beans out of the freezer, Cinnamon Pickles and for me leftover veggie fried rice instead of the meatloaf.
by Mustardseedmama
Sat Nov 17, 2012 12:57 pm
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: Mark Boyle's The Moneyless Manifesto
Replies: 2
Views: 3074

Re: Mark Boyle's The Moneyless Manifesto

Scanning through a bit,...all I can say is Wow. He certainly does present a lot of information---in a "no-holds-barred" kind of way.
by Mustardseedmama
Fri Nov 16, 2012 6:14 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: No Mc"Garbage" on vacation!!
Replies: 3
Views: 857

No Mc"Garbage" on vacation!!

Hi all---just got back from a trip to the local Amish store for some yummies to put on sandwiches for our little upcoming Thanksgiving trip. Got deli meat for hubby and also some Muenster and Green Onion American (I know--not "true" cheese, but it certainly is good on a veggie hoagie!!) fo...
by Mustardseedmama
Thu Nov 15, 2012 10:30 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Market Research into local cut flowers
Replies: 20
Views: 1957

Re: Market Research into local cut flowers

When I arrange flowers from my beds for indoors I like to fill in with the beautiful feathery stuff from the tops of my Sweeties' asparagus...not too much of course or I'd hear it!
by Mustardseedmama
Thu Nov 15, 2012 9:16 pm
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: What are the best book to start homesteading ?
Replies: 16
Views: 6331

Re: What are the best book to start homesteading ?

Funny!!!

Edit---about the pram!
by Mustardseedmama
Thu Nov 15, 2012 9:13 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: A Bad Year for Mice
Replies: 16
Views: 1437

Re: A Bad Year for Mice

whats a bucket trap?? or cictor clothespin trap?? A "bucket trap" is just that---a bucket. For example, if you have mice running your kitchen counters at night, you set a bucket in the sink with some bread or other tasty morsels in the bottom, and lay a wood yardstick like a ramp to the l...
by Mustardseedmama
Thu Nov 15, 2012 12:15 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: A Bad Year for Mice
Replies: 16
Views: 1437

Re: A Bad Year for Mice

Not having much trouble with mice so far this fall---the drought must've inhibited (re)production this year. Plus we currently have three cats. When we do have one in the house I usually set up a bucket trap and "relocate" them within a couple of days. I keep Victor "clothespin" ...
by Mustardseedmama
Thu Nov 15, 2012 12:08 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: my name's .......and i'm an amazonaholic
Replies: 15
Views: 5639

Re: my name's .......and i'm an amazonaholic

i hate myself. just one clicked and sent off another birthday present to nephew via the demon amazon and sitting here feeling worthless and ....oh what the heck. it was the easiest and cheapest thing to do to get what he wanted to him in time rather than spending the whole day making something he w...
by Mustardseedmama
Thu Nov 15, 2012 12:04 pm
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: What are the best book to start homesteading ?
Replies: 16
Views: 6331

Re: What are the best book to start homesteading ?

diggernotdreamer wrote:That's a point, why don't you look up the legend that is Durgan, he lives in Canada and what he can't suck through a straw ain't worth knowing


He doesn't seem to have been around much lately.
by Mustardseedmama
Wed Nov 14, 2012 2:19 pm
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: What are the best book to start homesteading ?
Replies: 16
Views: 6331

Re: What are the best book to start homesteading ?

boboff wrote:
If you are a family you need to be in it 100% together, expect you all to put in 100% and be happy with poor returns for many years.

If not you end up Juicing Lettuce.



...and potatoes :iconbiggrin:
by Mustardseedmama
Wed Nov 14, 2012 11:53 am
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: What are the best book to start homesteading ?
Replies: 16
Views: 6331

Re: What are the best book to start homesteading ?

I love John Seymours book---also I would reccommend The Encyclopedia of Country Living by Carla Emery. I cannot tell you how many times I have referred to these two books.

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