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O’ Sustainable Christmas Tree

Oh the sacred and sought after holiday family Christmas Tree; so much to consider when selecting this hallmark symbol of the holidays.  While I have always enjoyed the smell and look of a real tree, cialis sildenafil   there was a pang of guilt when using a cut tree. Knowing that it takes 6-7 years for the tree to grow, and then it only stays in our home for six weeks, fills me with environmental remorse.  Artificial trees are an option, but the negative environmental impact of all that plastic and energy consumed when shipping from overseas is something has always been a turn-off.  Continue reading

Waking up (early) to Sustainability

This article posted first on Family Circle.

Enjoy reading all about our adventures with our rooster and how we got started exploring the wild world of  sustainable living.

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Picking up Chicks: For your Backyard Flock

They are cute.  They are fluffy.  They peep and peck.  They make it feel like it is spring.  They are little chicks and a fun  and especially cute part of having your own backyard chicken flock.

This post will give you the adorable truth about picking up chicks and raising them into chickens (or check out our informational video – complete with peeps and pecks).

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Potato & Rosemary Pizza

  

Summer time is about grilling and being outside with friends and family.  We are very fortunate to live in an area where the neighbors are close (but not too close) and always good for a spontaneous get together.  Throwing the party is easy – call a few people you know and have them bring whatever they have for an appetizer and to drink – and you can get a few pizzas on the grill.

One of our go-to recipes for just such an occation is our Potato & Rosemary Pizza.  The ingredients are easy to come by and it gets the needed “oohs”, best cialis seek “aahs” and “yums” from your guests.

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Plight of the Honey bee

 

If you have read any agricultural magazines or even bought a pint of Häagen-Dazs ice cream lately, cialis canada for sale you know that Honeybees are in trouble. This means we could be in trouble too as Honey bees are critical to our food supply. We need bees to pollinate many of our fruits, buy viagra veggies and nuts. Without bees, we will miss out on many of our favorite (and needed) foods.

There is this mysterious disease that causes all the honeybees in the hive to just disappear – Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD). There are no real conclusions to what causes CCD but there are some choices we can all make that can help the “Plight of the Honeybee”.

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