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Joy Manifesto: Make Joy Your Top 2017 Goal

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Dare to Capture Joy Every Day.

January Is a Time to Reflect, Set Goals for Your Homestead When it comes to goal setting around the homestead, January can feel like a river bank where we stand on the edge of Now, gaze across the rushing water, searching for Later, on the Far Bank. I chart my course, step on each goal, and hope I don’t slip, get wet, or… Read more »

How to Make Mocha Latte Coffee That’s Cafe Perfect

Capresso FrothPro Teeccino Latte

It’s Easy to Make the Perfect Latte or Mocha Latte Coffee at Home with the Right Tools Living far from a great café is the perfect incentive to learn to make delicious mocha coffee drinks –cafe-style–  from scratch at home. The only piece of “fancy” equipment I use is the Capresso.

How to Grow Garlic for Beginners

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How to grow garlic at home

Is Fall the Perfect Time to Grow Garlic at Home? Yes and no. The answer is yes–you should plant garlic now if you live in southern zones. But, if you live in northern zones, wait until spring to plant garlic in your garden. (Read more about garden soil here.) Why You Should Learn How to Grow Garlic at Home Because… Read more »

Bare Root Tree Planting Tutorial – Part One

It might feel a little strange thinking about buying fruit trees in the late fall. But, that’s exactly the time to choose bare root fruit trees that you plant during the dormant season of winter. This tutorial walks you through the process step-by-step.

How to Pick the Perfect Spot to Store Apples for Months

Apples just-picked keep well for 3-to-6 months if you follow these 7 steps. Eat or preserve them as soon as you can. Antioxidants in apples start dying off after 3 months.