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    Checking the site

    I am checking this site by posting this. I can't see where anything was posted here after 11:00a.m. today and I know thats impossible. My screen doesn't show any new posts and its 3:30p.m.
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    Rob can we add to our cache of smilies?

    Calling Rob, Calling Rob I have a request........Please. :D Can we add to our smilies? That is if there is enough room on the panel to do that. I have seen some pretty cool ones, a dancing pink elephant, beating a dead horse symbol and a flying pig and a few others. I was wondering if Ann...
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    Thanks Farmerchick for the new threads

    I just wanted to say thank you to Farmerchick for contributing so much new ss info by starting new topics. I love the way you start these threads with so much info right off the bat. Very interesting. Thanks again.
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    We were in the newpaper

    My husband and I were awarded a plaque by the historical commission in our town this week. Our home was built in the 1700's and was a stagecoach stop that ran from here to Boston. They also had a shoe factory on the property and Daniel Webster use to come here to get his congressman's boots...
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    buying a cow or shares for meat

    Okay, I am trying to find out how you can buy a whole, half or shares of a cow for meat. Is there an organization you can go through? I cannot find anything in my area. I went on line to that Farm Swap America web site and even though I was able to join fine, I cannot get access to post a...
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    Where is Beekissed?

    I haven't seen her on here lately, just wondering if anyone has heard from her? I guess I am a little concerned when you don't hear from someone who is as active in this forum as she is.
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    Woke up today and thought it was Monday!!

    I woke up this morning and thought today was Monday. I thought we all overslept and started running through the house waking everyone up. I got my Caleb up and gave him his clothes to get dressed and called my husband's cell phone to see if he was on his way home from work yet so he could help...
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    Grocery Deals Site.

    Don't know if anyone will find this site useful for their area or their particular needs, but here is a link.
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    This thread is just to say hello to people, you can check in and chat about anything. There is no specific topic. How your day is going, a movie you might have seen etc.
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    Does anyone here raise turkeys?

    Just wondering what I would need to know here.Do they try to fly away? How big do they normally get? what is their temperment? Do they get along with chickens? Thanks.
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    personal pages

    I noticed that people are stating that they have a personal page beneath their avitars that will say View my personal page. I click on them and its blank except at the top where it will say page viewed x amount of times. Can anyone explain why that would happen? Thanks.
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    The Medical Reserve Corps

    Does anyone else have a volunteer medical corp program going on in their area? I just signed up for the Medical Reserve Corp in my district. They train you to help out in emergencies, epidemics,natural disasters and things like that. My husband and oldest children signed up as well. After they...
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    artesian wells-worth it?

    Anyone have any experience with these? I have the old orginal well in the backyard from way back when. I would like to put it back into working order. There is no pump or anything like that, they use to just use the buckets. I am assuming I wouldn't have far to dig either since they had water...
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    Do you think it will ever come to food rationing?

    So does anyone here think that we will get to the point of food rationing and if so, how long do you think it would be before it happens? The reason I bring this up, besides the state of our economy, someone in a thread over on the BYC site mentioned that it happened in a store near her. She...
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    Recipes that require only a few available ingredients.

    There is alot of talk of people not going to be able to get the food that we are able to get now. Rumor has it that stores willl not be stocking the things that we take for granted and are able to buy now. If it comes down to it and people cannot get alot of the items they will need to cook and...
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    I got brand new storage units at yardsale.

    I have been cleaning out and getting the basement ready for storing food and supplies for the winter. I had been wondering what I would use down there for storage, I knew I would have to buy something. So I ride past a yardsale today and I see these boxes with storage units in them and promptly...
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    Essential Items For Surviving in the Event of Rationing-Depression

    Okay, there is a thread going on, actually a couple of threads that are cross posting over at BYC regarding emergency preparedness. Its actually about how the government could start rationing our food supply. In fact someone said that the stores where they live are actually being limited on how...
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    Homemade Household Cleaning Recipes

    I came across a few more home cleaning recipes. Simple ways to clean and refresh your floors and carpets. Carpet Freshener 1 cup crushed dried herbs (such as rosemary, southernwood, or lavender) 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons baking soda Combine all the...
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    farmer's markets and eggs

    I am going to be selling chicken eggs at a couple of our local farmer markets. My question is, for those of you who sell eggs as well, what do you do about refrigerating them beforehand? I mean, if its only a few dozen then you can throw them in the frig, but what if you are going to be selling...
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    Farmer's Almanac of the Best Days to Garden

    August 2008 1 Fine for planting beans, tomatoes, corn, cotton, cucumbers, peppers, melons, and other aboveground crops. Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. 2-6 A barren time. Best for killing weeds, briars, poison ivy and other plant pests. Clear woodlots and fence rows. 7-8 Good days for...