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Introducing Mervin…

For overĀ  a year, our eldest daughter has been raising and caring for a few Polish hens. They are a funny looking chickens – well, that is an understatement. They are very funky looking! She first saw one a few years ago and noted how strange and cute they were all at the same time….

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Provision Room Part VII: Putting up Stews, Soups & Sauces

“The person who decides what shall be the food and drink of a family, and the modes of preparation, is the one who decides, to a greater or lesser extent, what shall be the health of the family.” -America Woman’s Home, Catherine Beecher, 1869     In nearing the end of the Provision Room series,…

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