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Slew of Posts

August 19, 2009
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Slew of Posts

Summer blog neglect…for sure…  However, I do have a slew of posts ready to be posted this week. 

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A Summer Break

July 22, 2008
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We have lots of stories and lots of things happening around here….like our last minute trip where we spent more time in the truck driving to our destination than we did at our destination…and more baby chicks…and the unexpected visitor the boys found sitting in the chicken nesting box…ohh, and our new CSA groceries…but alas, we have had…

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Guest Blogger

June 13, 2007
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I will be posting a guest blogger post soon entitled “This Is The Way We Wash Our Clothes”.  I intend on having this blogger write other homemaking how-to’s in the future…so stay tuned…

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Where Is Vaughnshire?

May 30, 2007
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Vaughnshire is our family website located at www.vaughnshire.com We are working on posting articles specifically related to the farm, agrarian living, escaping from the corporate american rat race, reviving local community, and raising a large family in an anti-Biblical culture.  We are just getting this site started and for now I am posting my articles about…

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Ramblings out from under the cardboard boxes…

May 7, 2007
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To sum up my life lately….  I am not completely unpacked although I am functioning and I found my computer.   I have been consumed with our new endeavors of farm life and am loving every minute…almost…of it.    Soon, I will post some pictures and maybe give a virtual tour on life around here.  For now, I have…

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More information than you probably want to know…

April 14, 2007
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More information than you probably want to know…

This upcoming week is going to be a busy week for our family –actually, the next 3 weeks.  We will be preparing to move to our farm and as you can imagine, this long awaited moment, is producing great amounts of joy and anticipation from the oldest to the…well…next to youngest.  Yesterday, we spent a…

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Last moment reflection of 2006…

December 31, 2006
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As we are in the last minutes of 2006, we have been gathering, as a family, today thanking God for His kind Providence on our lives. We rejoice for a well lived year in 2006 and are grateful for all the abundant blessings and trials! We look forward to a new year in our Lord,…

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What to do with the Boys? Saving Our Boys From The Feminists!!!

December 28, 2006
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Ask any mother who has boys and she will tell you a tale that is sure to dazzle you….a true tale of the mysterious wonder of what we call…. a boy! The simple fact is boys are different than girls no matter how loud the feminist scream! They act different. The learn different. The play…

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Cold Frame in a Hurry and… Winter Time Gardening

November 29, 2006
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Cold Frame in a Hurry and… Winter Time Gardening

Although we have had temps drop below freezing already this Fall, we have not yet needed a full time or mostly full time cold frame. Broccoli, lettuce and cabbage are doing very well here thus far. I have tiny broccoli heads on my broccoli plants and am anticipating fresh home grown broccoli soon. Today my…

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So Busy……Even Had Time for a Chicken Harvest!

November 28, 2006
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So Busy……Even Had Time for a Chicken Harvest!

We just returned from Thanksgiving break spent with my family. I love having a big family…so many people to see! We had a rowdy good time around the family meal table laughing and talking about good times with brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins, grandma’s and grandpa’s. Our trip was short because of our responsibilities back…

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God’s Beautiful Creation and the Morning Hike

November 3, 2006
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God’s Beautiful Creation and the Morning Hike

I finally figured out how to get back in shape. We have a beautiful sprawl of wooded acres behind our house and now that the temperature is cool and the leaves are falling the threat of snakes is behind me, I promised the children a hike in the woods. Last night I mentioned that after…

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One other home making challenge….

November 2, 2006
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One other home making challenge….

Gardening, along with bread making, is easily passed by as something those other people do, or use to do.  I realize now that much hard work went into gardening not as a hobby, but a vital part of family life that determined if you ate or starved. I talked to a grandmotherly woman recently and…

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Blogging changes coming 2007!

October 26, 2006
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I lament to my husband frequently that there are never enough hours in a day and that if only I could go without eating and sleeping, I could get much more done! Maybe I am a hyperactive housewife? I just don’t think those extra things are extra. What’s baking bread or growing a garden in…

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Upcoming New Release: The Homemakers Guide to Extreme Grocery Shopping

October 10, 2006
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Over the last month, I have been working on writing a book called, “The Homemakers Guide to Extreme Grocery Savings: Guaranteed Money Saving Tips That Will Put Money Back In Your Purse!” Once we work out the quarks, we will have it available. It is a basic guide that will introduce you into the world…

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Homemaking Rethought

September 26, 2006
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The feminist movement would have us believe that the life of homemaking is only for uneducated, low achieving, lazy women who do not have any ambition to do anything profound with their lives. In reality, the mother and homemaker, who do in fact throw themselves into the high calling of home, are far from uneducated,…

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