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Instant Heartburn Relief.
Home Remedy.

I’ve had gut issues for as long as I can remember. I don’t think I stress about stuff or get tense, but my stomach thinks otherwise. My stomach thinks I stress out A LOT and it, being the extremely thoughtful […]

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When in doubt, make a list.

I have a big night planned tonight (which you know does not involve watching television, because I’m a big stupid-head). I have no idea if this is a good idea or a horribly ill conceived one but I’m going to […]

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Cuddles lays five cooked eggs.
Internal Laying

*WARNING: THIS POST CONTAINS GRAPHIC PHOTOS OF POOP* *CHICKEN POOP.  NOT HUMAN POOP* When last we met, Cuddles had a very small problem with maggots trying to eat her alive.  Such an inconvenience.  She got off easily because the majority […]

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Why I’ve given up television for 31 days.

The title of this post is “Why I’ve given up television for 31 days”. I’m hoping now you can answer that question for me because I have NO idea why I thought this was a good idea. I really wish […]

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My tip on how to fix almost anything. Plus a cat poop story.

I just had to throw a hunk of cat poo down the toilet.  It was stuck to my cat’s trousers.  That sort of thing happens when you have a long haired, fluffy bummed cat who is also a champion pooer. […]

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DIY Chandelier

  Those of you who read this blog regularly are familiar with Pink Tool Belt.  She has a clean potato bin.  That is the kind of person she is.  She’s the kind of person who cleans her potato bin regularly. […]

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Reader Gardens. French, Flourishing, Happy and Pissy.

A couple of weeks ago I showed you my community garden and yesterday I showed you my front yard vegetable garden.  But today I have for you, your gardens. There won’t be a lot of writing with this post because […]

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Front Yard Vegetable Garden.
July, 2015

    Yeah, so the good part is over.  The side yard, where there are very few vegetables aside from a couple of potato plants and the massive rhubarb you can see in the foreground, is the most attractive part […]

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The Chicago Hardy Fig Tree by way of an Italian driveway.

The sign had been at the end of the country driveway for as long as I could remember.  It was facing the highway, with the message hand written in black paint.  Fig Trees for sale.  Every time I drove past […]

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The Naked Cake

I made a naked cake. A cake that is naked. Naked cakes sprang up at hipster weddings across the land last year.  Since I am neither a hipster nor getting married there was no reason for me to have a […]

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What’s a broody chicken and how to stop it.

So what’s a broody chicken.  I could have told you a few years ago what one was but it would have just been regurgitation of stuff I read on the Internet not anything I’d actually experienced, which is why I […]

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Wish Betty a Happy Birthday!

  (This is a quick reminder that today is the last day to get my The Art of Building a Blogging career for the sale price of $50. At midnight E.S.T. it goes back to $199 for the 5 hours […]

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Although I have remained unscathed, I am not responsible if you hurt yourself while cleaning your gutters or trying to tame a chipmunk.