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I spent the day grinding up rabbit meat to give me a few months of…
We have some trees coming up from seeds.
The north storage room is finally stuccoed and has already been taken over.
We had a wonderful graduation party for Leo and his friends.
We have had some guineas and quail born ,and it seems like our whole property…
Abe and Leo opened up the bees again yesterday.
The chickens have also moved out of the barn. They are currently being employed in…
We have moved the quail into the garden and they too have started setting.

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Furry Fanny Pack

Furry Fanny Pack

An awesome fanny pack, to give me easy access to coins and notes on market day.

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Kid's Bee Suit

Kid's Bee Suit

We made Leo an all-in-one bee jacket, veil and mittens. Slip it over the head, zip it up and you're good to go...

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Treasure Hunt Party

Treasure Hunt Party

For our eldest son's 6th birthday, we decided to throw him a party, with the theme of hunting treasure.

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Forest Garden Howto

Forest Garden Howto

A forest garden mimics a natural ecosystem and uses perennial plants and trees, which either live for a long t...

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Rocket Mass Heater

Rocket Mass Heater

How to make an efficient alternative to a wood burning stove: the Rocket Mass Heater.

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Concrete and Casting Contest

Concrete and Casting Contest

Instructables.com - Runner Up - Concrete and Casting Contest - August 2013 "Latex Concrete Rooft" won a runne...

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Weekend Project Contest

Weekend Project Contest

Instructables.com - First Prize Winner - Weekend Project Contest - August 2013 "Solar Food Dryer" won First P...

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Gardening Contest

Gardening Contest

Instructables.com - Grand Prize Winner - Gardening Contest - June 2013 "Oyster Mushrooms in a Laundry Basket"...

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Make: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 Things About Abe and Josie Connally

Make: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 Things Abo…

Interview with us on the Makezine.com blog.   About our life, kids and home. View interview here.

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Holiday Gifts Contest

Holiday Gifts Contest

Instructables.com - 2nd Prize Winner - Holiday Gifts Contest - January 2013 "The Funfort" won 2nd Prize in In...

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