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Sequester

Blog: Double Check Ranch   -   Thursday February 21, 2013   -   By Sarah

There is not a lot that I have in the way of lofty thoughts with regards to the federal budget and the fiscal cliff talks or sequestration; it's quite frankly above my paygrade.   But what I can contribute to the debate is to speak as a person who must...

Remember Earth Day-Take one day to reverance our E...

Blog: The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms   -   Wednesday April 21, 2010   -   By Alan and Susan

Let's all take one day at least to honor and reverance our Earth. As farmers, we know we have to show the Earth respect!   Try to do one kind act FOR our earth...maybe we could take one day to actually see how much we waste and throw away...

Gratitude

Blog: Greenjeans Farm   -   Monday January 18, 2010   -   By Jeff & Toni

“We wake up in the morning - old hat, think nothing of it.   We might even grumble at the early hour, or the cold floor, or the rain.   But what a miracle that we have another day at hand!   We have another opportunity filled experience to...

Happiness Isn't having what you want.....

Blog: Greenjeans Farm   -   Friday July 17, 2009   -   By Jeff & Toni

“Happiness isn’t having what you want, but wanting what you have.”   This is our family motto.   These words are in a frame in my kitchen above my stove and have been since my children were toddlers reminding me and them to be happy every day...

putting heat to work for me

Blog: Hippychick's Gardens   -   Tuesday June 16, 2009   -   By hippychick

upon today's travel home i pondered how could i put this heat to work for me? if you can't beat them join them right? and the first thought that came to mind was bread! bread rises in no time when it's warm out - so i surmised that this would indeed be a...

Living in the house on the farm

Blog: Greenjeans Farm   -   Friday March 20, 2009   -   By Jeff & Toni

There is a framed postcard in our bathroom that greets me each morning on the shelf where I keep my make up brushes.   It portrays a 1950ish beautiful blonde woman ala Lana Turner in full make up and the caption on the bottom is “Frugal is such an ugly...

make your own laundry soap

Blog: Hippychick's Gardens   -   Wednesday March 11, 2009   -   By hippychick

i've been meaning to do this for a long time but today is the day. we're mixing up a 4 gallon batch of laundry soap at home and folks it's easy as pie. you can do it and save some serious laundry bucks. all you need is water, a bar or two of fels -...

You pay for your sins

Blog: Greenjeans Farm   -   Monday January 05, 2009   -   By Jeff & Toni

I did a smart thing earlier this year and managed it in a very dumb way.   I transferred my banking accounts to paperless reporting via the internet.   I patted myself on the back for not wasting all that paper and helping to reduce both ours and...


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