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Forum: Your Homestead 07-16-2015, 01:44 AM
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Posted By Oreo23
It has been several months since I have been able...

It has been several months since I have been able to get back here. Don't get to get much internet time. Anyhow, the garden is turning out well for the most part. Harvested the last of the cucumbers...
Forum: Your Homestead 05-08-2015, 11:33 AM
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Posted By Oreo23
No we didn't get a ripping chain. I have read...

No we didn't get a ripping chain. I have read mixed opinions about them, some say they are just a regular chain filed to a certain pitch. I started with a brand new chain and some very dry wood and...
Forum: Your Homestead 05-05-2015, 01:54 AM
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Posted By Oreo23
Well the weather has improved a lot, spring is...

Well the weather has improved a lot, spring is here!! This will be our first spring here. I love seeing a the trees getting their leaves back. Everything grows back real fast here. Got all my raised...
Forum: Your Homestead 03-05-2015, 12:45 AM
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Posted By Oreo23
It has been several months since I have been able...

It has been several months since I have been able to get back here to post some updates on the progress, which has been moving at a snails pace. We are still off-grid but that will ending soon....
Forum: Your Homestead 08-24-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,429
Posted By Oreo23
I keep reminding myself of that. Right now there...

I keep reminding myself of that. Right now there are so many things to get done that it can be a little overwhelming, so we slow down and take one thing at a time. Made another great score at a local...
Forum: Your Homestead 08-17-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 40
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Posted By Oreo23
Finally located a place in the house with a...

Finally located a place in the house with a somewhat decent internet connection:) We have been trying to get as much work as possible done but the weather has not been on our side, it rained for the...
Forum: Your Homestead 08-14-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,429
Posted By Oreo23
Well we are finally here! I think that was the...

Well we are finally here! I think that was the longest trip every, me, DH, 2 dogs and 3 cats.. what a trip. We have been here for almost a week now. Work has already began. Septic has been completed,...
Forum: Your Homestead 07-29-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,429
Posted By Oreo23
I have looked into this. It is a little on the...

I have looked into this. It is a little on the pricey side. At some point we will probably make the investment, but for right now there are other things that are far higher on the list like water,...
Forum: Your Homestead 07-12-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,429
Posted By Oreo23
Thanks for the warning but I already found out...

Thanks for the warning but I already found out the hard way :eek:. Thankful I only hurt my pride. I landed on the cushion god gave me :D
Forum: Your Homestead 07-12-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,429
Posted By Oreo23
We wanted it cut down more but due to a large...

We wanted it cut down more but due to a large rock formation under it we couldn't. Apparently it runs from the ajoining property and into mine to just on the other side of the driveway. I guess it...
Forum: Your Homestead 07-11-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 40
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Posted By Oreo23
You are braver than I. I would be doing a lot of...

You are braver than I. I would be doing a lot of walking! I will be looking into chains. I am worried about winter, the getting out isn't so bad it's the getting in, that's a problem.
Forum: Your Homestead 07-11-2014, 08:19 PM
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Posted By Oreo23
Didn't have time to post pics of the house last...

Didn't have time to post pics of the house last night photobucket was giving me a hard time. So work was able to begin on the building. I was a little worried it wouldn't be enough space for us but...
Forum: Your Homestead 07-10-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,429
Posted By Oreo23
Well we finally made it back to our property, it...

Well we finally made it back to our property, it took a little longer than expected. When we arrived the area we wanted had been cleared and the driveway had gravel. It looked so pretty but it also...
Forum: Your Homestead 05-20-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,429
Posted By Oreo23
Well made it back home. We couldn't get the drive...

Well made it back home. We couldn't get the drive way graded or bush hogging done, the weather would not work with us. But the guy we hired is going to do it for us while we are gone. Can't wait to...
Forum: Your Homestead 05-15-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,429
Posted By Oreo23
Thanks for the advice regarding the ticks. I'm...

Thanks for the advice regarding the ticks. I'm hoping today after a large area is bush hogged it will help. I read in another post that dawn dish soap on a cotton ball then pressed to your skin gets...
Forum: Your Homestead 05-15-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,429
Posted By Oreo23
Talking The fun has begun

We have finally purchased land in East Tennessee. We were able to find exactly what we were looking for. Secluded, wooded, nice flat area for a house and garden and we even got a small creek. It also...
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