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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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Our First Garlic Harvest

Our First Garlic Harvest Our garlic dreams came true! I am so excited to share with all of you that we finally had success with garlic and I have to shout out Sow True Seed in Asheville because we ordered our garlic from them and I have to give kudos to the Viking too as he goes …

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From Chicks To Chickens - All Grown Up or Almost!

From Chicks To Chickens – All Grown Up or Almost!

From Chicks To Chickens – All Grown Up or Almost! Happy Sunday Ya’ll and I wish all you Dad’s and Grandfathers an amazing Fathers Day! We have been so busy around our homestead and in life in general!  We recently went up north to help celebrate my big brother’s 50th Birthday and it got me …

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Kohlrabi, Ham, and Mushroom Frittata with Chervil

Kohlrabi, Ham, and Mushroom Frittata with Chervil   I never would have thought to take a root type tasting vegetable like kohlrabi and put it together with eggs in a frittata but I thought I love roasted radishes so I thought it might be similar.  I don’t know about all of you but we are …

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Take A Pause For The Memorial Day Holiday

Take A Pause For The Memorial Day Holiday Today is a day to pause and be thankful for all of our men and woman in our armed forces for the United States of America who have served. I live near the beach so we definitely know how much folks like to take advantage of this …

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Why I Love Purina’s Organic Poultry Feed

Why I Love Purina’s Organic Poultry Feed Happy Sunday Ya’ll! I must confess I’m a skeptic about “organic” anything but recently I have been putting some items to the test and that includes “organic produce” and well I decided to put “organic poultry feed” by Purina Poultry to the test as well. I used to think …

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A Kid's Guide To Keeping Chickens

Book Review & Giveaway: A Kid’s Guide to Keeping Chickens

Book Review & Giveaway: A Kid’s Guide to Keeping Chickens If anyone loves chickens kid’s do for sure! At our recent Coastal Cluck Coop Tour all of the children who stopped by wanted to go into the chicken run with the chickens and pick them up and be hands on! They didn’t want to settle …

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What The Flock? Meet the new gals

What The Flock? Meet The New Gals!

What The Flock? Meet The New Gals! Happy Sunday Ya’ll! The one thing that is constant in life is change and our chicken flocks are no exception. So through no fault of our own we recently lost three of our feathered gals only to leave us with our Americana chicken “Silly” and I guess she …

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karen lynn features the book Epic tomatoes as a book review and giveaway

Book Review & Giveaway: Epic Tomatoes – Wanna’ Grow Some?

Book Review & Giveaway: Epic Tomatoes by Craig LeHoullier I hope all of you are having a great week! I am so excited to share with all of you that this week not only am I offering you another fabulous giveaway but I have exciting news to go along with this post so keep reading …

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Giveaway Winner: Permaculture For The Rest Of Us: Abundant Living On Less Than An Acre

Giveaway Winner: Permaculture For The Rest Of Us: Abundant Living On Less Than An Acre by Jenni Blackmore I love getting to tell someone that they won! It is actually one of my favorite parts of blogging and that is I can provide an opportunity for all of you to learn something cool, win a …

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We Are Back In The Bees!

We Are Back In The Bees! Woohoo buddy we are back in the bees and I cannot contain my excitement! Not having bees for all of last summer was the most depressing thing ever….but by the time we realized our losses it was too late to fix anything and too late to order more bees. …

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permaculture for the rest of us Abundant Living On less than an acre

Book Review & Giveaway: Permaculture For The Rest Of Us: Abundant Living On Less Than An Acre

Book Review & Giveaway: Permaculture For The Rest Of Us: Abundant Living On Less Than An Acre by Jenni Blackmore It has been a while since I have done a book review and I am so glad to let you all know that I am adding them back in on the blog and one of …

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Local Focal Farm Feature: Lizzy Lou’s Farm

  Local Focal Farm Feature: Lizzy Lou’s Farm     I want people to know that we are a sustainable healthy farm.  We grow healthy food and part of our mission is to promote a healthy lifestyle.  Our farm works as a circle. You want to come visit a farm with us?  Our small farms …

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We are on the 5th Annual Coastal Cluck Coop Tour!

We are on the 5th Annual Coastal Cluck Coop Tour!

We are on the 5th Annual Coastal Cluck Coop Tour! We are so excited to be on the 5th Annual Coastal Cluck Coop Tour again this year! Coming soon:  Saturday, May 7th from 10am to 3pm. – Coastal Cluck Coop Tour – I will link details to this post soon! Denise Culler runs this event …

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You Know You Are Beautiful Right?

You Know You Are Beautiful Right? Why are we so tough on on ourselves?  You know you are beautiful right? Social media has us all feeling so down if we are not a size two and if we are a size two that we aren’t curvy enough and if we are curvy maybe we are …

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Product Review: 2 Boys 1 Homestead Soaps

Product Review: 2 Boys 1 Homestead Soaps I love smelling soaps when I go into kind of “artsy” shops and I love sharing about a great product when I run into a new one and when I was recently approached  by Ben at 2 Boys 1 Homestead to try their soaps and I thought why not? I …

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We Don’t Just Grow Vegetables & Spring Musings

We Don’t Just Grow Vegetables & Spring Musings Just a note: All of these flowers photographed are flowers that are on our Lil’ Suburban Homestead I so hope you enjoy them! Good Morning Everyone! Happy Easter and Happy Spring to all of my friends…I am so excited to spend time in the garden today and …

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You Can Cook A Whole Turkey In A Sun Oven? Yes You Can!

You Can Cook A Whole Turkey In A Sun Oven? Yes You Can! Recently I had the good fortune to have Paul Munsen with Sun Ovens International give a Sun Oven lesson for all of you and I must admit I learned a bunch. I am kind of embarrassed to say I had my sun oven for …

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Planting Red Lasoda Potatoes

Planting Red Lasoda Potatoes Have I mentioned my addiction to potatoes lately? I planted 90 potato starts of the Red Lasoda potatoes this weekend….this first post we are going to focus on the first 40 or so that I planted in a row between some containers in our backyard. We really do try to utilize …

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