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Nov 11, 2012

Independence Days Challenge

  Girls looking for a snack!

Independence Days Challenge-

1. Plant Something- Nothing til spring but hey, it's winter!

2. Harvest Something- Eggs, leaves for the flower beds and compost. We mounded some dry ones up around the base of the coop/nesting box area for some extra insulation-

3. Preserve/Store Something- Made some more refrigerator pickled carrots. 

4. Manage Reserves- Get A Good Deal/Barter/Stock Up/Prep- Stocked up on butter and peanut butter for winter holiday baking. Bought a nice LED lantern for $15.00 (pretty good deal) at Home Depot yesterday-

 5. Eat the Food- Try New Foods/Recipes- Used up some whole oats making chocolate chip cookies, yummy!

6. Build Community Food Systems- Still selling eggs at work.

7. Recycle/Re-Use- Composting leaves and regular recycling.

8. Skill Up- Growing sprouts for the chickens for a feed supplement for winter. Reading up on what kind of computer to get next, what the program differences are. Our old XP's are pooping out...

9. Regenerate What is Lost/Salvage Something- My sanity? I have a week off for turkey day break (furlough)! Got over a medium bad cold on my homeopathic stuff, yeah!


Carolyn Renee said...

I also use a 1/2 cup of thick rolled oats or 1/2 cup of oat flour in my chocolate chip cookie recipes. Started when I needed to get "rid" of some oats, but now I do it all the time :)

Candy C. said...

YAY for homeopathic medicines! That is a nice looking lantern. Oh, and I'm glad you salvaged your sanity!! ;)

nancy said...

I've always loved choc. chip oatmeal cookies, with pecans :)

We got batteries in the lantern today- nice and bright!

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