Self Reliance Skills

First Pics of The Busy Mama Garden 2019

After all those weeks of rain with only a day here and there to clean things up before the next downpour, my family finally got the opportunity to spend three hours on a sunny day in the garden. Here are a few pics that I was able to take . More to follow in a […]

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Citysteading

Citysteading can be defined as a person or persons dreaming of a farm but for the time being stuck in the city.

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Making My First Batch of Chicken Noodle Soup. :)

Like 2018, where I made the resolution to make all breads and tortillas our family consumed the whole year, I started 2019 with the pledge to learn how to make our favorite soups from scratch and to learn how to can. Tonight I made chicken noodle soup accompanied with homemade french bread. The meal came […]

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Amish White Bread- Winner!

A Shout Out to Big Family Homestead on Youtube! I have been learning how to bake bread by watching your videos. Thanks! So below is my latest accomplishment in the baking area, Amish White Bread. French bread was a huge hit with my kids and hubby, but Amish White Bread was even better. Head over […]

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Dinner..

I haven’t put too much into the category yet, but with 2018 I made a resolution that I would no longer purchase tortillas, bread, bagels, pizza etc.. that all of it had to be made at home. Today is 2/5, I have not blown it yet and everyone really likes it. 🙂 Dinner tonight was […]

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Homemade Cheese Bread and Organic Store Bought Spaghetti Sauce

I have not mastered the sauce yet but when I do , I plan to can. This month my focus is on the bread, there will be no more store bought bread in this house- It must be made from scratch. 🙂

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More fun than baking fresh bread is..

Today was the third day that I made bread from scratch. I always thought it was complicated so I never tried to do it from scratch so we had bread machines. Bread from the machine is okay but what I have never liked is takes so long and it doesn’t bake enough. So I watched […]

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Paleo Pancakes.. OMg!

I made these, they were exceptionally good. I got the recipe from Paleo Pancakes

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A Spaghetti Sauce with All Good Things.. Don’t Tell the Kids!

1/2 an eggplant diced 1 garlic clove minced 1/3 of a med red onion diced 4 chicken thigh meat diced best you can.. olive oil 2 jars spaghetti sauce 2 bags of tjoes ziti noodles. salt, pepper, turmeric, and cinnamon. Put a large pan on the stove at low to medium heat and add a […]

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