Homemade Play Dough

I learned to make play dough way back in high school, early childhood education class.  It takes only a couple of minutes to make a whole load of it, AND it costs pennies!  You don’t have to worry about the […]

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Quick, Easy, Delicious, Finger Salad

  I don’t like to heat up my kitchen in the summer.  We grill a lot and add in different salads and veggies.  This Finger Salad is hearty with a super satisfying crunch.  I love to make this up for […]

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How to Transplant a Tomato; and other life lessons

I don’t remember learning how to plant a tomato per SE,  it’s something I’ve just always  known.  Planting tomatoes was a yearly event in both my parent’s garden, and my grandparent’s.  The distinct smell of the young tomato plants, mixed with sun-warmed […]

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All Purpose Herb Seasoning Blend

I have made this herb seasoning for years, now.  It is a staple in my kitchen,  I season practically everything with it!  It is great in soups and stews, works well in many casseroles and rice dishes,  and makes a […]

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Green and red lettuce with the text: more garden space. Watermark joyonthismomjourney.com

More Garden Space

Isn’t that what every gardener wants?   MORE. Garden. Space. By using  companion planting and succession planting techniques you can get MORE garden produce from your EXISTING garden!       My cousin was telling me recently that she and […]

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Journaling . . . a farm chore?

Every January I make a fresh commitment to journal. Each year this works out in varying degrees.  I can look back to some years and see relative success and consistency and then there are the years where there were only […]

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