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5 Best Pumpkins for Baking

Gardening

5 Best Pumpkins for Baking

This might be slightly presumptuous, but it’s safe to say that we all know someone who has a fantastic pumpkin pie recipe. The kind that makes the pie’s life expectancy short and sweet and has us craving for more. The recipes that offer such gifts to our tastebuds often vary with the amount of...
Mike Fitzgerald Oct 25, 2022
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A Beginner’s Guide to Buying Chickens and Ducks

Homesteading

A Beginner’s Guide to Buying Chickens and Ducks

One of my absolute favorite things to do in winter is to search for which breeds of chickens and ducks I’ll be investing in for the upcoming year. I enjoy this task so much that it competes with winter activities such as hunting snowshoe hares and ice fishing, which is really saying something. It...
Mike Fitzgerald Oct 13, 2022
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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Start a Homestead

Homesteading

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Start a Homestead

While it’s easy enough to enjoy the thought of one day running your own homestead, pining for that life of self-sufficiency, the truth of the matter is that kind of life can be taxing, and that’s putting it lightly. Things don’t always go the way we planned, and we’re left scratching our heads...
Mike Fitzgerald Sep 29, 2022
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10 Must-Have Items for Homesteaders

Homesteading

10 Must-Have Items for Homesteaders

There’s a sincere beauty in the variability of every individual homestead. Each one is located in a unique area, and that comes with its own environmental elements and challenges as well. While I don’t have to worry about the threat of a black bear ripping down fences, or a crippling October...
Mike Fitzgerald Sep 9, 2022
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