Category Archives: Hobbies & General Interest

Rebuilding Notre-Dame with Lucy Worsley

Lucy always does a great job – after all, she has PhD in history, and a flair for acting! Hope you enjoy this as much as I did. About Lucy:

Posted in History, Hobbies & General Interest | 1 Comment

3 years and six days ago – Notre Dame burned – now being resurrected

Remember? Over these three years, renovation efforts have continued. Expert craftsmen have come together to make the great cathedral whole again. More than one billion dollars has been raised to fund their work. It seems like five years is a … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Hobbies & General Interest | 2 Comments

5 stockpile tips for beginners

You may or may not be a beginner, but these are good tips. By the way, did you know that the LDS has been teaching their members about stockpiling for emergencies for a very long time? They have many good … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Hobbies & General Interest, Preparedness | 1 Comment

Frugal Living Tips from the Great Depression | Grandma’s Frugal Hacks

Lots of good ideas. I’m sure most of us use at least some of these. Also reminds me of my grandma, mom and aunts. I remember wondering why my Canadian step grandma saved so many margarine containers in her spare … Continue reading

Posted in Hobbies & General Interest | 7 Comments

What came first – the chicken or the egg?

Did you know that there are commercial hatcheries that provide baby chicks to people all over the country? Did you know that there are chickens that are raised primarily for meat, chickens that are primarily egg layers, and other chickens … Continue reading

Posted in Hobbies & General Interest | 5 Comments

Survival crops to grow in the zombie apocalypse!

I think these suggestions are great ones. I just started watching this guy’s videos, and there are some really good ones, especially for those of us who grow mostly in containers. Preparedness, prepping, SHTF – it all can seem a … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Hobbies & General Interest | 3 Comments

Growing in raised beds and containers

There is a huge variety in the way we can grow food and flowers for our families: In the ground In raised beds In containers A lot of us – especially as we grow older – prefer to use either … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Hobbies & General Interest | 16 Comments

Growing food to feed your family

Here’s Jess again. It’s Spring, and time to think about growing a garden. If you are able and have time, growing food is good for you and your family. You can grow something almost anywhere. This was recorded at the … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Hobbies & General Interest | 12 Comments

Gardening on the cheap – particularly for beginners

If you don’t have a vegetable garden now, but think you might want to start one, here are some ideas for keeping costs down and effort minimal. Here is Jessica, again, from Roots and Refuge Farm. This video is from … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Gardening, Hobbies & General Interest | 13 Comments

Why Garden?

You may be thinking about planting a garden for the first time. Or you might be thinking of expanding your garden space in response to the rise in food prices – enough to “put up” your own vegetables and fruit … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Gardening, Hobbies & General Interest | 2 Comments