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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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Paleo: Butternut Squash-n- Bacon – Oh my!

Paleo: Butternut Squash-n-Bacon – Oh my! Hi everyone first let me say I am officially on Spring Break so you will not be seeing any blog hops for the next week! You will see some scheduled posts though and of course I have my radio show this Tuesday at 9pm Est. on The Prepper Broadcasting …

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Back In The Garden…..Well Hello Earth! I have missed you!

Finally a gardening post I was beginning to think with how cold it’s been in North Carolina that I never would get back in the garden! We recently had two 70 degree days but I was at work on both of them and had night time commitments in the evening….so it’s in the 50’s this …

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When Life Gives You Lemon Peels Dehydrate Them!

When Life Gives You Lemon Peels Dehydrate Them! Most of us don’t just sit around and think “What can we do with lemon peels?” but that’s exactly a conversation we had not too long ago. Recently the Viking and I were the recipient of some wonderful organic myer lemons from my good friend Angie at …

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Kickin’ It Up Old School – Vintage Treadle Sewing Machines

Kickin’ It Up Old School – Vintage Treadle Sewing Machines I hope you all are having a wonderful Sunday! I don’t know about you but I love the look of vintage and or antique treadle sewing machines I love the concept of them the fact that you need no electricity to run them and truth …

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Spring Cleaning On The Homestead

Spring Cleaning On The Homestead I wanted to get to planting this past weekend…….I’m seriously pining away for the smell of the earth and getting the seeds into the ground but it just wasn’t going to happen because The Viking was convinced we had to wait one more week and well he’s not usually wrong …

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March Madness – Baby Gifts, Graduation Gifts & Seed Orders

March Madness – Baby & Graduation Gifts and Seed Orders This is the time of year when I try to get it all done! I think March Madness implies go, go, go, time…and the sad thing is I still don’t feel really rested properly from Winter LOL! I have not only my son (my last …

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Coastal North Carolina Chickens Love The Snow

The Chickens Love The Snow Our chickens love our little sprinkling of snow today and for that matter so did the dog! I took advantage of the dusting and went outside with my “Big Girl Camera” as my friend Katherine calls it and snapped a few shots! They never get to see the snow and …

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Just For Fun: Vintage Sewing Items & Fabric It’s a Dumpster Diving Post

Just For Fun: Vintage Sewing Items & Fabric It’s A Dumpster Diving Post Hi ya’ll! It’s been a while since I have just shared a fun vintage post of some of The Viking’s and my most recent finds! Well we have lots of fun stuff for you guys to peruse today! You know once upon …

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Why We Ditched Our Keurig (a love story gone bad)

Why We Ditched Our Keurig We recently ditched our Keurig; a decision that if you had told me a year ago I would have made I would not have believed you.  Ironically back in 2011 I have a blog post here where I was talking about the fact that we didn’t have a Keurig and …

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The Simplest DIY Lotion Bar Recipe Ever

The Simplest DIY Lotion Bar Recipe Ever You guys know I love to keep things simple! Well this is the simplest DIY Lotion Bar Recipe ever! I hope you are all having a great week as well…it’s already flying by so fast! We did a video tutorial on how we made the DIY lotion bars …

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Book Review & E-book Giveaway – Off The Shelf-Homemade Alternatives to the Condiments, Toppings, and Snacks You Love

E-book Giveaway – Off The Shelf Homemade Alternatives to the Condiments, Toppings, and Snacks You Love”   This week not only do I have the opportunity to interview Kris at Attainable Sustainable on my radio show Lil’Suburban Homestead with Karen Lynn this coming Tuesday night at 9pm Eastern but I also was afforded an opportunity …

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Simple Stuffed Peppers with Quinoa – 7 Ingredients

Stuffed Peppers with Quinoa I gave up wheat! I gave up gluten! I still can have quinoa and rice but quinoa is a much healthier option than white rice for sure and I love the taste! I still eat plenty of rice though I love it! So quinoa is extremely healthy I wrote all about …

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10 Rules For The Reluctant Beekeeper

10 Rules For The Reluctant Beekeeper

10 Rules For The Reluctant Beekeeper   Are you a reluctant beekeeper like I was in the beginning of our beekeeping adventures? I remember when my husband dragged me to beekeeping class and to be honest I really didn’t like my instructor he didn’t seem to give women and men equal attention or time and …

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The Suburban Off-Grid Cooking Series No. 6 – Dutch Oven Cooking

Dutch Oven Cooking Hope ya’ll are all having a wonderful Wednesday! I am so excited to share with you No. 6  in our Suburban Off-Grid Cooking Series where we use our Dutch Oven to make homemade Brunswick stew for a big crowd that joined us on New Years Day to celebrate this new year 2015 with all of …

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The Bucket Backpack – A Foraging, Gardening, Hunting, You Name It It Helps You Get The Job Done Tool

The Bucket Backpack Review My Summary of My Product Review Is That The Bucket Backpack is a Foraging, Gardening, Hunting, You Name It It Helps You Get The Job Done Tool!       Hope ya’ll are all having an amazing Sunday! Every now and then I get an opportunity to review a product and …

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The Suburban Off-Grid Cooking Series No. 5 – DIY Rocket Stove – Homemade Applesauce

DIY Rocket Stove – Homemade Applesauce Hope ya’ll are all having a wonderful Sunday! I am so excited to share with you No. 5 in our Suburban Off-Grid Cooking Series where we use our DIY Rocket Stove to make homemade applesauce. We are using our rocket stove to make homemade applesauce but this post is …

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Book Review & Giveaway: Winds of Skilak “A Tale of True Grit, True Love and Survival in the Alaskan Wilderness by Bonnie Rose Ward

Winds of Skilak “A Tale of True Grit, True Love and Survival in the Alaskan Wilderness” Every now and then I get asked to do a book review on a book which is a part of my blogging and Radio Show Host job that I love! But to get to do a book review on …

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Lil’ Suburban Homestead – Join Us On Our Homesteading Journey – The Premiere Podcast

Join Us On Our Homesteading Journey I have such exciting news! I finally am back in business with a computer so I will be rebroadcasting all of our Survival Mom Radio Shows for your listening pleasure or at least I hope so over the next couple of months! Join me Karen Lynn for my Premiere …

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