Monthly Archives: March 2012

Forsythia Bush in My Yard

Forsythia Bush in My Yard

The yellow blossoms just shout spring!

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Burst of Spring Transforms my Farm

I love these crocuses!  Crocuses are one of the earliest spring bulbs to “come alive” and their color stirs excitement every time I see them.   I love looking outside and watching the “greening of spring” on my farm.  The spring … Continue reading

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Easy Homemade Laundry Soap

I love to nurture nature, save money, and make something to use that really works!  Why don’t you give these laundry soaps a try and let me now what you think. Basic Laundry Soap Powder Just double or triple the … Continue reading

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Making Dreams Takes Hard Work

This weekend I took my first steps toward realizing a dream I have been thinking about for years!  I am proud, excited, and desperately exhausted….. When my husband suffered a debilitating heart attach 3 years ago, our lives turned upside … Continue reading

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The Suds on Shampoo Bars

I have always purchased shampoo from the store.  I’ve tried shampoos made by a wide variety of companies over the years, with all kinds of attributes.  Some I bought repeatedly, others not so much.  Most liquid shampoos I’ve used require … Continue reading

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