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Welcome to our Lil’ Suburban Homestead! We are so glad you are here! The most recent articles are posted below on our main page so they are all at your finger tips! Enjoy and feel free to look around and stay a while! We are making lots of changes here at our homestead so you can find everything you are looking for easily!

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Celebrate Christmas with Less Stress On A Budget

Is this title possible can we celebrate Christmas with less stress on a budget? Tis’ The Season To Be Stressed out or does it have to be? We have all been there haven’t we? Where we signed up for to many committees or in charge of the holiday cookie swap once again? You signed up …

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Simple Saturdays Blog Hop #53

Join us for ideas on living a Simple Lifestyle and being Self Sufficient! Welcome to Simple Saturdays Blog Hop! This blog hop is brought to you by a group of wonderful co-hosts committed to the Simple way of Life and learning to be Self Reliant in all they do.  Simple Saturdays Blog Hop is a way …

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From The Farm Blog Hop & Storing and Drying Firewood

Welcome to the From The Farm Blog Hop this week! I am so glad to be here with all of you this week! Excited to bring you another Friday blog hop chock full of great posts and great information! Welcome! My fave this week is from another co-host on the From the Farm Blog Hop! …

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Urban Emergency Survival Plan by Jim Cobb and Book Giveaway

Hi ya’ll hope you are all having a happy Monday! I was so excited to join in on the this book tour one because Jim Cobb is extremely knowledgeable in his field of survival skills and I feel comfortable sharing with all of you not only about him but about the excellent books he writes! Many of …

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Cook Book Review: Healthy Venezualan Cooking by The Nomad Cook

I love doing cook book reviews! What better than to flip through a book filled with gorgeous food pictures and this particular cook book “Healthy Venezuelan Cooking” by The Nomad Cook was one that was chock full of paleo and gluten-free recipes as well!  For me it’s hard to find a cook book these days …

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Shop Local & Small Biz – The 2014 Holiday Edition

Shop Local & Small Biz – The 2014 Holiday Edition!     Small business Saturday has passed but you know what hasn’t passed is the fact that we have about 18 or 19 days until Christmas Eve depending on how you add it up! If you are celebrating Hanukkah well you don’t have quite as …

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Simple Saturdays Blog Hop #52

Join us for ideas on living a Simple Lifestyle and being self sufficient! Welcome to Simple Saturdays Blog Hop! This blog hop is brought to you by a group of wonderful co-hosts committed to the Simple way of Life and learning to be Self Reliant in all they do.  Simple Saturdays Blog Hop is a way …

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RCA Tablet Giveaway

Just in time for holiday gift giving! We’re getting into the giving season and we want to share with you an easy way to keep up with your busy homestead life when on the go! One winner will get this amazing RCA 7 inch tablet (in black) with a case just in time to get …

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Prescott Fire Bag Giveaway – The Gift of Security!

Tis’ the season to give someone the gift of security! How about that? We often think of giving slippers, ties, socks, and robes during the holiday season but what about the gift of ensuring that our important documents are secure and there when we need them! What about making sure our memories are protected! This …

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From The Farm Blog Hop & Mock Pickled Peppers

Welcome to the From The Farm Blog Hop this week! We took last week off as I guess many of you figured out I did make an announcement on Facebook if you follow me over there! I am so glad to be back and so excited about the month of December and the Christmas and …

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Carolina Style Leftover Turkey Stumbo (a stew that is so delicious that it wants to be a Gumbo)

  After hearing from my Louisiana friends on Facebook for I did not want to offend for one I did not use a Roux in this recipe I also did not use any authentic Cajun spices and oh my I had no okra so I didn’t use that. I know my Louisiana friends take their …

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Simple Saturdays Blog Hop #51

Welcome to Simple Saturdays Blog Hop! This blog hop is brought to you by a group of wonderful co-hosts committed to the Simple way of Life and learning to be Self Reliant in all they do.  Simple Saturdays Blog Hop is a way for each of us to share the various ways we are learning to be …

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Black Friday Berkey Light Giveaway!

Black Friday Berkey Light Giveaway! Berkey Light Water Purifier Giveaway Do you have a water purifier system set up for an emergency? I know at this time I do not and as I researched this topic I am learning I probably should look into a better system than what I am using right now so …

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My Thanksgiving Menu – Paleo, Gluten-Free, and Traditional & Food Safety Tips

First of all I want to wish all of you a very Happy Thanksgiving with you and your family or friends whoever you chose to spend time with on this special day or if you had to work then I hope you get off early to meet up with folks or if you were unable …

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90+ Gluten Free Recipes For The Holidays

90+ Gluten Free Recipes For The Holidays! (Recipe Round Up)

90+ Gluten Free Recipes For The Holidays! Sometimes being gluten-free is tough and us gluten-free folks and the Paleo folks too sit along the sidelines during the holidays bummed that we cannot partake of all the flour filled goodies! But that is no more because this year I bring to you a plethora of Gluten …

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Simple Saturdays Blog Hop #50

Join us for ideas on living a Simple Lifestyle and being self sufficient! Welcome to Simple Saturdays Blog Hop This blog hop is brought to you by a group of wonderful co-hosts committed to the Simple way of Life and learning to be Self Reliant in all they do.  Simple Saturdays Blog Hop is a way …

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From The Farm Blog Hop & Thrift Store Finds

Welcome to the From The Farm Blog Hop this week! Whew I have been gone on football visits for 4 weeks straight in a row and oh boy am I weary but I am also excited to start getting ready for the holidays! You guys are going to love my fave this week I love …

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Big News! My Radio Show Is On The Move (No Disruption To Weekly Show)

  Big News!  My Radio Show Is On The Move! Yep, I can’t believe I’m saying it but my Radio Show Is Moving…   Yesterday my friend and blogging colleague Lisa Bedford the Survival Mom, made her official announcement that The Survival Mom Radio Network will not be producing new shows on her network as a …

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