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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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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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The Suburban Off-Grid Cooking Series No. 4 – Gluten-Free Banana Oat Bread Made In Our All American Sun Oven

Gluten-Free Banana Oat Bread   Wow this holiday season has flown by so fast and I can’t believe New Years Eve is right around the corner!  I am so looking forward to sharing our recipe for gluten-free banana bread it turned out so delicious!    It was dense and chewy and well everything I wanted …

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DVD Review: At Home Canning for Beginners & Beyond with Kendra Lynne from New Life On A Homestead

DVD Review: At Home Canning For Beginners & Beyond with Kendra Lynne Hope you are all having a great weekend everyone and getting ready for the New Year! One thing I want to do this new year is to really ramp up our canning efforts on our homestead! I would like to double up on …

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Merry Christmas Everyone

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone!  Wow it has been such a great couple of days on our lil’ suburban homestead! Just a reminder that I will not be sharing the From The Farm Blog Hop or The Simple Saturdays blog hop this weekend so I can enjoy time with my family this Friday and …

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Brown Paper Packages Tied Up with Tulle & Twine

Hi everyone! I hope you are all having a wonderful Sunday! Yes I’m in a good mood I am on winter break until January 5th when you work in education it’s a forced vacation but oh boy am I ready for it! I am so excited to share this post about me wrapping my gifts …

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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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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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The Suburban Off-Grid Cooking Series No. 3 – Sun Oven Roasted Apples with Cardamom, Ginger & Nutmeg

Hope everyone has been having a beautiful holiday season! I am so excited to share our recipe for Sun Oven Roasted Apples with Cardamon, Ginger, and Nutmeg it is so delicious as part 3 of our Suburban Off-Grid Cooking Series and believe it or not I have one more post this week that will conclude …

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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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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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