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Mini Homestead Happenings for 12/26/2008

Posted by Shannon L. Buck on December 26, 2008


I hope that you all enoyed your holidays. My brother and sister, and my sisters boys, came to have lunch with us yesterday. I also talked to my other brother last night. Otherwise, things were fairly calm here, which is nice. There is always so much going on hear and things are usually hectic.

Everyone loved their homemade gifts, which I am happy for. There simply was no money for shopping this year.

My nephew is spending the weekend. We don’t have anything planned, really, other than relaxation and reading.

I will also (likely) be planning the spring garden. At least which seeds I will want. The mail had two seed catalogs when I opened it today. Yahooo!!! I love planning the gardens.

Hope you are all doing well.

Shannon

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4 Responses to “Mini Homestead Happenings for 12/26/2008”

  1. Can you tell what you made? I am looking for ideals since I too scaled way back this year.

  2. Hello Patrice,

    We made homemade recycled candles for everyone, the directions can be found on this blog. I also made tied fleece pillows from recycled materials, and my daughter made sticker albums for the younger girls. We also did a lot of baking: cookies and mini bread loaves.

  3. Shannon said

    What will you be planting in your spring garden?

    Hugs!
    Shannon

  4. I almost always grow tomatoes and zucchini. And last year I also grew spinach, lettuce, carrots and snap peas. We had a lot of wonderful salads. I will likely do those again, and will be adding to the list. I am not sure what with yet.

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