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Forum: Canning/Preserving 05-30-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 153,045
Posted By Sugarfoot
Just pealed them babies off the papers and going...

Just pealed them babies off the papers and going for round 2. I smeared them on a little thick about the thickness of a really thin pancake and they dehydrated to about a 2 cm thickness. worked out...
Forum: Tractors 05-29-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,754
Posted By Sugarfoot
To all: y'all are great I appreciate all the...

To all: y'all are great I appreciate all the impute. So far I believe he has gone through most of all of the suggestions he thinks it may be either something in the electrical system or the starter...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 05-29-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 153,045
Posted By Sugarfoot
Pumpkin Leather

2 yrs ago the MIL didn't want to waste a jack o lantern so she canned it. She loved the result and shared with my husband. Next day he goes out buys all the discounted pumpkins to bring home to...
Forum: Prayer Requests 05-27-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 17,810
Posted By Sugarfoot
How are you doing since your post? Have you found...

How are you doing since your post? Have you found the direction you needed?
Forum: Tractors 05-27-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,754
Posted By Sugarfoot
Thanks Backlash, we checked everything you...

Thanks Backlash, we checked everything you mentioned except the gas cap. Never heard of that one but sounds reasonable. I will check that today and see what happens.
Forum: Health 05-27-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 20,749
Posted By Sugarfoot
At least if I had done the blood tests I'd have...

At least if I had done the blood tests I'd have had a chance of proving to 12 people too dumb to get out of jury duty that I knew what I was doing.


I about split a gut laughing at this. Your a...
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 05-27-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,972
Posted By Sugarfoot
Blue Jays and Red Headed woodpeckers have been...

Blue Jays and Red Headed woodpeckers have been abundant here as of late. Only saw a couple of Purple Martins this season. (No houses out yet). Wood ducks are visiting the creek. Hawks hawks and more...
Forum: Tractors 05-26-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,754
Posted By Sugarfoot
Help! I have a problem..

:help: Have a EZ track zero turn John Deer mower about 10-12yrs old in order to operate for the past couple of years I have to jump off every stinking time I use it. Yes I have changed the battery. I...
Forum: Humor 05-26-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 18,935
Posted By Sugarfoot
A few years ago my husband sold a tractor a man...

A few years ago my husband sold a tractor a man who seemed very nice. While my husband was trying to show him how to operate it as it was evident he had never sat upon a tractor in his life the man...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 05-26-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,988
Posted By Sugarfoot
Thanks for the feedback. I knew I wasn't crazy. I...

Thanks for the feedback. I knew I wasn't crazy. I guess I will keep buying the Krogger brand or whatever I can find. Don't think I have ever seen Ms. Wages in this part of the country.
Forum: Conversations 05-26-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 17,846
Posted By Sugarfoot
Hmmm..do wasps, hornets, wood & bumbles count? ...

Hmmm..do wasps, hornets, wood & bumbles count?
Lots of wing-ed things not seen a honey bee since I moved here. The only neighbor that has a clue about gardening near me has his own hives so I would...
Forum: Humor 05-24-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 18,935
Posted By Sugarfoot
Ya know what I want to know? When you hear on...

Ya know what I want to know? When you hear on some program or news site where they say something along the lines of "last night 20 million people tuned into blah blah blah whatever the latest program...
Forum: Homesteading 05-24-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,579
Posted By Sugarfoot
We just relocated last fall and this should be...

We just relocated last fall and this should be our last move before the boneyard. Moved back to an area we are from to be closer to aging relatives but just began to realize we are kinda becoming the...
Forum: Conversations 05-24-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 17,846
Posted By Sugarfoot
Poured down rain here yesterday for about 4...

Poured down rain here yesterday for about 4 hours. After spending the morning picking blackberries in the heat, swatting skeeters and fighting for my life to dislodge myself from unruly berry patches...
Forum: Forum News & Announcements 05-24-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 35,325
Posted By Sugarfoot
All this depressing talk about the forum going...

All this depressing talk about the forum going down is making me sad:(.
Mainly because I am one of those peeps that left for a while and now I am back. I got busy with life and forgot for a time....
Forum: Water 05-24-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,225
Posted By Sugarfoot
I don't smoke but that really makes you wonder...

I don't smoke but that really makes you wonder about what they are putting in commercially sold e-cigarette and vaping products in this country already.
Forum: Water 05-24-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,225
Posted By Sugarfoot
GGMa, were you asking about say a lake that is...

GGMa, were you asking about say a lake that is owned personally on private property or the nearest "public" lake?
Also I think that being "done in" would start way outside the food and water supply...
Forum: Food 05-23-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,068
Posted By Sugarfoot
Thank you for the link Doc. That is a new...

Thank you for the link Doc. That is a new information source for me. I also write historical fiction and I am always looking for sources like this. I was not aware of this one. I collect old books...
Forum: Food 05-23-2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,068
Posted By Sugarfoot
UN-RIPENED GRAPE JELLY-CRAZY

My husband found a good location to hedgerow harvest grapes, good domesticated ones and was telling his mother about it. She then tells him about his grandmother picking un-ripened grapes or "green"...
Forum: Arts & Crafts 05-01-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,999
Posted By Sugarfoot
I know this is really old thread but just ran...

I know this is really old thread but just ran across it. Advise on tension adjustment I got years ago was to check top against bottom by simply threading machine then pulling both out as you would to...
Forum: Philosophy 04-30-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 20,832
Posted By Sugarfoot
We had to do that in North Texas and what a joke!...

We had to do that in North Texas and what a joke! The "annual" permit was $20 and you had to get a contract with a licensed outfit to maintain it and they kept up the permit. That was usually another...
Forum: Sports & Games 04-30-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 27,465
Posted By Sugarfoot
my older brother had a pong and I remember...

my older brother had a pong and I remember wondering why he was entertained by something so stinking boring. I remember a battery operated horse race toy he had that was so cool but one or two of the...
Forum: Conversations 04-30-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,535
Posted By Sugarfoot
Weather has been typically Texas. Hot & humid on...

Weather has been typically Texas. Hot & humid on day (up to 90 last week) then 52 the next. Been getting rain about 1xper week so that is keeping the garden in good shape. Wildlife starting to get...
Forum: Food 04-29-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,093
Posted By Sugarfoot
We just moved from a nearly 1800sf house to a...

We just moved from a nearly 1800sf house to a 600sf cabin. Talk about shock therapy. After we empty nested some time ago the Mister turned one of the old bedrooms 14x12 into a walk in pantry with...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 04-29-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,988
Posted By Sugarfoot
Jelly making problems?

Anyone had any issues with Sure-gel?
Making Dewberry jelly and jam. Both big failure:mad:. I got angry because this is not the first time this has happened. After stomping around the kitchen all mad...
Forum: Food 04-27-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,028
Posted By Sugarfoot
Are those maybe like a currant?

Are those maybe like a currant?
Forum: Food 04-27-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,028
Posted By Sugarfoot
Diet? I spent the first hours scolding him to put...

Diet? I spent the first hours scolding him to put more in the bucket than his mouth. He probably consumed a good gallon!
Forum: Financial 04-27-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,160
Posted By Sugarfoot
Priced out

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBjXUBMkkE8

Watched this youtube video titled Million Dollar Shack. These folks are not homesteading but are experiencing something that I am familiar with and can...
Forum: Financial 04-27-2017, 02:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,910
Posted By Sugarfoot
credit/debit

Never had a problem using my debit as a credit card. My bank treats it the same on the vendors side. I do not use checks because in the event someone steals or compromises the CC/DC my bank is great...
Forum: Food 04-27-2017, 01:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,028
Posted By Sugarfoot
Unexpected Blessing

Ok had business out of town but passing through an area (rural) that we frequent. The Mister has a bad habit of taking shortcuts that take twice as long but occasionally these side trips can be fun....
Forum: Homesteading 04-26-2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 27,493
Posted By Sugarfoot
You are so right about the church issue....

You are so right about the church issue. Fortunately we are in a broad belt of Baptists so we had dozens of churches to choose from. I cannot imagine moving somewhere without checking that out first....
Forum: Animals 04-24-2017, 01:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,127
Posted By Sugarfoot
sheep in the orchard

I have raised a lot of sheep and goats. there are some breeds of sheep that complement orchards and some that will destroy them. If you choose the right breed they will make it look like a golf...
Forum: Homesteading 04-24-2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 27,493
Posted By Sugarfoot
Update on Nowhere to go.

It's been a year since I even logged on. I got so busy trying to find a new place but just an update WE FOUND IT - FINALLY! It took a lot of trips out of the area and we didn't have to leave the...
Forum: Farm/ Garden/Flowers/ Shrubs/ Trees 04-09-2016, 04:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,199
Posted By Sugarfoot
Thumbs up garlic

you are describing something identical to something I have in my yard.
My husband transplanted it from another location but after we grew it for a year or two I began to recognize it everywhere in...
Forum: Homesteading 03-02-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,964
Posted By Sugarfoot
There is a website I found to be pretty useful....

There is a website I found to be pretty useful. Landandfarm.com. I was looking for some property back in the fall & most of the agents i dealt with were very nice, helpful & accommodating. That may...
Forum: Your Homestead 02-22-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,284
Posted By Sugarfoot
Thanks for all the pictures & detailing your...

Thanks for all the pictures & detailing your progress. it turned out beautiful & i hope your husband appreciates what a workhorse of a gal he has. Hope your family enjoys life there.
Forum: Pets 02-16-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,369
Posted By Sugarfoot
Whats a labs life expectance? Is it a real...

Whats a labs life expectance? Is it a real problem? I mean it would seem it is thier only great pleasure unless they like spending hours chasing a frisby.
I know how your dog feels.:lol:
Forum: Farm/ Garden/Flowers/ Shrubs/ Trees 02-16-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,148
Posted By Sugarfoot
I really like Johnny's & was very pleased with...

I really like Johnny's & was very pleased with the yield as well as the quality of the seeds. I used Baker Creek occationally for the really hard to find rare stuff but sometimes the quantity was a...
Forum: Conventional Oil/Gas 02-16-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 80,003
Posted By Sugarfoot
Used to work for a propane co & it was my...

Used to work for a propane co & it was my experience that because of summer cooking out etc the small tanks were rarely a bargain in summer but if you can swing filling your 150 gallon tank in say...
Forum: Homesteading 02-16-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,627
Posted By Sugarfoot
I am a list person, a plan person, I use pencil...

I am a list person, a plan person, I use pencil in my address book BUT I work behind a desk so when i get home sometimes the list just seem to set there like unused work out equipment & tybo video's....
Forum: Homesteading 02-07-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,746
Posted By Sugarfoot
cool, thanks for sharing. like the weedeater...

cool, thanks for sharing. like the weedeater trick.
Forum: Education/Homeschool 12-11-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,588
Posted By Sugarfoot
I know this post is a couple of weeks old but I...

I know this post is a couple of weeks old but I just saw it & can't help myself. I think calling Pilgrims terrorist is absurd. First of all there was no organized government here when the first...
Forum: Homesteading 11-29-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,961
Posted By Sugarfoot
Homestead Heritage open today don't miss it!

We attended the Homestead Heritage Community in Elm Mott Texas near Waco yesterday. For those of you that do not know about them they are a community of like-minded folks that have artisan shops etc...
Forum: Financial 11-13-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 124,156
Posted By Sugarfoot
In my part of Texas regular UL is about...

In my part of Texas regular UL is about 2.57-2.87/gal. right now.
Forum: Food 11-13-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,501
Posted By Sugarfoot
(Feel like I need to be a chemist for this one,...

(Feel like I need to be a chemist for this one, LOL). :)[/QUOTE]

I am pretty sure unless you raise & process your own food you do need to be a chemist just to figure out what you are eating and...
Forum: Animals 11-12-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,615
Posted By Sugarfoot
1 or 2 piggies

We have raised them both ways & I believe raising 2 is best for several reasons. Originally we just raised the one because we only needed the one. did that a few years in a row. Each time running low...
Forum: Homesteading 10-26-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,959
Posted By Sugarfoot
If I were visiting Tennessee any areas you would...

If I were visiting Tennessee any areas you would recomend? National Parks & what have ya. I guess i just want to get a feel for what it is like there weather wise, economy etc. Scenery.
Forum: Homesteading 10-20-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,959
Posted By Sugarfoot
The hubs loves water. Since I cannot drink ocean...

The hubs loves water. Since I cannot drink ocean water & do not dig hurricanes the coasts were off the list. Big lakes are marketed so much for recreation i wasn't interested in being on a lake. We...
Forum: Conversations 10-12-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,677
Posted By Sugarfoot
ooh ooh i got one

A few years ago I worked for a utility company accepting payments like a teller. A guy came in to pay his bill & when he left he backed into my car right in front of me I saw it all out the teller...
Forum: Homesteading 10-11-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,959
Posted By Sugarfoot
Any Tennessee folk out there?

Considering a relocation. Can any of you tell me about Tennessee. Preferably someone that lives there. Don't worry if i move there i promise not to ruin it by building outlandish houses on postage...
Forum: Homesteading 09-21-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,012
Posted By Sugarfoot
Hmmm bookshelves in the water closet. :D

Hmmm bookshelves in the water closet. :D
Forum: Sewing/Knitting/Crocheting/Needlepoint 09-06-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,343
Posted By Sugarfoot
Well thank y'all for weighing in. The hubby took...

Well thank y'all for weighing in. The hubby took the old gal to the repairman that worked on it last time & as it turns out the needle was simply inserted the wrong direction. Which is the same...
Forum: Sewing/Knitting/Crocheting/Needlepoint 09-04-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,343
Posted By Sugarfoot
Singer Featherlite Problem

Anyone out there have a Singer Featherlite & if you do have you ever had an issue with it not stitching properly. Mine won't pickup the bobbin thread & pull it thru in order to actually make a...
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 07-20-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,163
Posted By Sugarfoot
never heard of using fabric softener outside....

never heard of using fabric softener outside. will try that one. We used to use boiling water outside, fry up the whole mound but that was rather labor intensive to heat enough water for all the...
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 07-20-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,163
Posted By Sugarfoot
Eureka! Fire ants be gone

You know how sometimes you discover something quite accidentally under immense pressure. Well its canning season for most of us & as if it isn't enough to battle the fire ants (We're in Texas...
Forum: Conversations 07-13-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,781
Posted By Sugarfoot
Most electronically read meters are read by...

Most electronically read meters are read by downloading a signal through the power line then back to the substation where it is then transmitted via a satellite signal to the company office. One very...
Forum: Candlemaking/Soapmaking 07-13-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,318
Posted By Sugarfoot
Not to sound dumb but what do you mean? Like make...

Not to sound dumb but what do you mean? Like make a lye soap & add Seabreeze in it? Since they don't make the soap anymore i am not sure what the active/inactive ingredients were. I figure it...
Forum: Candlemaking/Soapmaking 07-12-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,318
Posted By Sugarfoot
Seabreeze Soap-Need a recipe

Not just the scent seabreeze but actual soap. Years ago Seabreeze brand astringent made a glycerin type soap sold in the same area. One was a seafoam green color the other a light blue. This stuff...
Forum: Farm/ Garden/Flowers/ Shrubs/ Trees 07-10-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,958
Posted By Sugarfoot
Thanks y'all those are all good suggestions. i...

Thanks y'all those are all good suggestions. i guess i didn't consider roasting the weeds as done. I don't know how many feet it is but the garden is aprox 60x100 feet so i guess about 320 feet of...
Forum: Farm/ Garden/Flowers/ Shrubs/ Trees 07-08-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,958
Posted By Sugarfoot
Weeds around the garden boarder

Any suggestions on how to deal with this. We put up a fence around the garden to keep the critters out using chicken wire. works great but now the weeds are 5 feet tall around the garden in that...
Forum: Food 06-16-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,243
Posted By Sugarfoot
Hedgerow Harvest Blues

Each year me & the hubbers make an attempt to do a little hedgerow harvesting. Where we live there are a lot of blackberries & plums this time of year. most of the blackberries wound up in his...
Forum: Conversations 06-09-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,502
Posted By Sugarfoot
Snow cone man

I grew up in the country but at some point and time my mother decided to go to work which left me with a sitter, an elderly lady that lived on the outskirts of town in a little asbestos sided house...
Forum: Animals 04-20-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,460
Posted By Sugarfoot
the short answer-ME. the longer one a neighbor,...

the short answer-ME. the longer one a neighbor, you gotta have at least one neighbor that can count on you & you can count on them in a pinch. If your new to the area bake cookies & introduce...
Forum: Homesteading 04-20-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,142
Posted By Sugarfoot
[QUOTE=bookwormom;385089]Do you make butter from...

[QUOTE=bookwormom;385089]Do you make butter from goat milk? I have tried to, but I did not get much and it looked like shortening. So I gave up. The milk from my goats is not that rich either.

...
Forum: Conversations 04-20-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,726
Posted By Sugarfoot
Well I would trade you for my neighbors anyday! ...

Well I would trade you for my neighbors anyday!
As far as the bamboo is concerned there are a lot of varieties most will run made...jumanji like..But! it makes great arrow shafts & will burn real...
Forum: Homesteading 04-20-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,142
Posted By Sugarfoot
Why not just keep a couple of dairy goats? Butter...

Why not just keep a couple of dairy goats? Butter is fresh, portable & no wasted storage space. I've seen some videos on canning butter but not sure how the cooled down final product turns out.
Forum: Water 04-20-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,405
Posted By Sugarfoot
Thanks CarolAnn, that link was very helpful to me.

Thanks CarolAnn, that link was very helpful to me.
Forum: Arts & Crafts 04-20-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,800
Posted By Sugarfoot
Wyobuckaroo, you would be a bonafied sewing...

Wyobuckaroo, you would be a bonafied sewing machine mechanic at my house. that's ingenuity.
Forum: Water 03-26-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,043
Posted By Sugarfoot
I saw this on Amazon, not sure if it would be...

I saw this on Amazon, not sure if it would be sufficient. Please keep us updated, i am curious how it turns out for you.


First Alert WT1 Drinking Water Test Kit
by First Alert
104 customer...
Forum: Water 03-24-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,043
Posted By Sugarfoot
oh the cistern sound great too but frankly the...

oh the cistern sound great too but frankly the idea of a 20 foot deep pit of water under my home would scare the daylights out of me.
Forum: Water 03-24-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,043
Posted By Sugarfoot
I would have to agree w/Txanne on this, an old...

I would have to agree w/Txanne on this, an old timer once told me its easier to ask forgiveness than permission.
it would be great for the garden even if that is all you use it for. seems every...
Forum: Conversations 03-19-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,790
Posted By Sugarfoot
Cool Educational Program

I first heard about the "Farm" series here on BHM forum a long time ago, like Victorian Farm & Wartime Farm. I don't watch T.V. or have cable so if I seek any entertainment like that I go online. I...
Forum: Homesteading 03-17-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 27,493
Posted By Sugarfoot
BlackpowderBill that is a good point, one I have...

BlackpowderBill that is a good point, one I have not considered although I think it positively ruthless I can see how from the local goverments perspective this would be a good thing. To us live...
Forum: Homesteading 03-17-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,727
Posted By Sugarfoot
They are all beautiful. I saw a painted bunting...

They are all beautiful. I saw a painted bunting for the first time in my garden a couple of years ago perched up on a tomato cage I thought it was lost it took me by such surprise but after looking...
Forum: Homesteading 03-13-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 27,493
Posted By Sugarfoot
No where to go

Is it just me or is everyone feeling the discomfort of overcrowding? I'm a Texas gal & it just seems like they keep slapping up more fast food joints & subdivisions everyday. there may be all kinds...
Forum: Animals 03-13-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,565
Posted By Sugarfoot
Are you sure it was the turkey that did them in?...

Are you sure it was the turkey that did them in? That does sound odd. I have never had that happen however i did have a gander once nearly kill a chicken & i would not have believed it had i not seen...
Forum: Livestock/Horses 03-07-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 14,713
Posted By Sugarfoot
Plowpoint I have to agree with you i think you...

Plowpoint I have to agree with you i think you are spot on. I have raised a lot of goats and sheep & are sheep ever a pleasure compared to goats. Love them both but the sheep are easier to herd,...
Forum: Breads & Grains 03-05-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,655
Posted By Sugarfoot
Funny I made some tonight. Here goes: oven to...

Funny I made some tonight. Here goes:
oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit
take 10" iron skillet & put about 3 tablespoons of cooking oil or lard in it then place it in the heating oven.
then mix
1...
Forum: Conversations 03-03-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 32,147
Posted By Sugarfoot
Time change

Txanne, I have to agree with you on the time change thing it really chaps me & i can't for the life of me figure out 1 good reason for it. Was traveling one year on the weekend of time change from...
Forum: Homesteading 03-03-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,946
Posted By Sugarfoot
Congratulations!!! So happy for y'all. It will...

Congratulations!!!
So happy for y'all. It will make a world of difference just being able to be there on your property full time but no more rent is cartwheel worthy.
Forum: Recipes 03-02-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,468
Posted By Sugarfoot
thanks for the tip and recipe. we butcher a lot...

thanks for the tip and recipe. we butcher a lot of goat & i was needing to use up some burger & put back some jerkey. i will have to try this.
Forum: Homesteading 03-02-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,055
Posted By Sugarfoot
Cast Iron

It looks to me from those photos that castiron Dan is a bonafide a authority on the subject. Obvious he has a love for the stuff. Cast iron requires a little bit of a commitment if you use it...
Forum: Sports & Games 03-02-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,852
Posted By Sugarfoot
olympics

No TV missed it all, but love watching the events when i can. Always loved the Olympics as a kid. Figure skating is still my favorite event. Its the girl in me.
Forum: Energy 03-01-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,716
Posted By Sugarfoot
smart meters

All electric co's have their resident expert on their metering technology. They go to classes offered within the industry by most of the manufacturers. If a person is that concerned they can get in...
Forum: Your Homestead 03-01-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 80,843
Posted By Sugarfoot
chick choices n feed

If it'll lay an egg it don't matter much what breed it is but if it's consistency you are after well those other guys will do well to go in a pot or they will become free loaders. We had to pare down...
Forum: Sewing/Knitting/Crocheting/Needlepoint 02-26-2014, 02:26 AM
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Posted By Sugarfoot
Naming sewing machines

I name everything, been known to rename people & thier dogs but the sewing machines that i use all have names -they have either become friends or enemies so some are nice & some are not. the rest are...
Forum: Sewing/Knitting/Crocheting/Needlepoint 02-26-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 14,524
Posted By Sugarfoot
Dye Garden

I am not a spinner although i find it intriguing, but i have found boiled beets to make a beautiful & long lasting dye. At least it never comes out of my cup towels!
Forum: Hellos & Happy Birthdays 02-26-2014, 01:55 AM
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Views: 1,228
Posted By Sugarfoot
No longer window shopping

Been reading the forum posts for some time finally decided to join so I may ask questions of my own. Y'all are so helpful to one another it sounds like a great community to join. Been homesteading on...
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