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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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Popular Facebook Post for October Popular Facebook Post for the week.  How to remove Permanent Marker from just about anything.  Removing Permanent Marker From Hard, Non-Porous Surfaces

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Spring Time in the Mountains

This article on Spring Time in the Mountains is written by Barbara Taylor Woodall. Since the beginning of time spring has renewed hope in new life. Gently the earth is touched by warm sunbeams to awaken

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