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Timber Rattler Mountain Terrain ~ Canebreak Rattler

Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake swimming across pond. The Timber Rattlers among other rattlesnakes and reptiles are declining in the Southeastern United states. Causes~declining land, humans, wetlands.

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Our Home Canning Machine and Fruit Preserver

An Old Timey Home Canning Machine Canning and preserving delicacies from our gardens, trees  and livestock through the winter months can be a daunting task if you don’t know how to properly go

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Why Should I Homestead the Answers are Here!

The Question? Why Should I Homestead? Oh, the burning question folks ask us time and time again is. ‚ Why should I homestead? The curiosity that seems to be never-ending. The question that many families

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Grandpa and Grandma’s Story

Grandpa and Grandma’s Story   This story reminds me of the song, Grandpa tell me bout the good old days lyrics. As a bonus, we have included a video and lyrics to the song at the page bottom. Enjoy. My

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