Author Archives: Deborah Lee

A Story to Motivate Us All






ad#Google Adsense] A friend posted this on Facebook and I just had to share. I may very well watch it every day until I start resolutions in January. It just goes to show that we can have hope when everyone … Continue reading






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How To Use Every Bit Of the Turkey






[ad name=”Google Adsense”] Thanksgiving is a week away, so I wanted to share with you how I recently cooked two turkeys out of my freezer and was able to use every bit of both birds. I had purchased them last … Continue reading






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Does Preparedness Show a Lack of Faith?






When this topic comes up in discussions there is often someone who comments that practicing preparedness comes from a lack of faith. However, when you look at it more closely it shows a lot of faith. It shows faith in food storage, guns, knowledge, gardens, farm animals, plans, buildings, etc. Temporal things that we think we have little control over.






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Super Easy Chicken Pot Pie






[ad name=”Google Adsense”] This is my easy recipe for chicken or turkey pot pie. It’s one of the recipes we use on a regular basis in our house, but it is not one that fits the gradual lifestyle changes that … Continue reading






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Homeschool vs. Public School: A Few Statistics






[ad name=”Google Adsense”] A great visual on some of the current homeschool vs. public school statistics. Sources are listed at the end. Created by: CollegeAtHome.com [ad name=”Google Adsense”]






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My Clutter Mantras






Over the years I’ve compiled a few mantras to push my mind into making a decision. These are just simple statements that I say to myself when have an item in question. ¬†They really help me put things in perspective.






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Facing Clutter: Tips and Techniques from the Trenches






[ad name=”Google Adsense”] It’s probably bold of me to write this considering that I’m living in piles of clutter right now. I’m braving it for two reasons. First, I know I’m not alone. If people weren’t struggling with clutter, then … Continue reading






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Make Your Own Bonemeal






[ad name=”Google Adsense”] Found this great note on Facebook. It was interesting to me because I’ve got this goal to use every part of a chicken or turkey with nothing thrown away. Bonemeal is an excellent garden amendment and can … Continue reading






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Recipe Review: 100% Whole Wheat Biscuits






I found this recipe on a blog called 100 Days of Real Food. The blogger is writing about her commitment to have her family go 100 days without eating any processed food.






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Foolish Father Goes Viral






A video has been floating around where a dad lamblasts his daughter for a derogatory letter she posted on FB. Now that he has shamed her in front of the whole country how can she ever trust him to be the father who loves and protects her when she needs it most.






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