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Picking a Theme for Your Farm-Fresh Year

Goal Setting with Themes - LivingHomegrown.com

Goal Setting with Themes - LivingHomegrown.com

Do you ever pick a theme for your entire New Year?

If the idea of goal setting makes you squirm…consider picking a theme instead.

A theme can be less daunting than picking a bunch of goals or writing out a page of to-dos.

It is like a GPS guide post without laying out the whole map on how to get there.

It is just your beacon to help keep you on track.

Although I have previously set themes for seasons within my years, I have never set an over all theme for the entire year.

In fact, I would say most of the time the universe does the picking for me. I just sort of let the year unfold a universal theme without any input on my part.

Last year ended up like that. And it was terrible!

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6 Tips for Canning More Efficiently

Six tips to make your canning experience more efficient and more enjoyable. Save time and with these simple tips.

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Getting Cucumber Flavor…Without Cucumbers

Salad burnet is an unusual herb with flavor that changes based on temperature. Learn how to grow it and best capitalize on that unique flavor characteristic.

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Keeping Backyard Chickens AND Neighbors Happy

Having backyard chickens may sound fun. But when getting chickens, you should also consider your neighbors. This post offers tips for keeping your neighbors AND your chickens happy.

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A Simple Trick for Eliminating Difficult Weeds

A simple tip for eliminating those pesky weeds between cracks.

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Hey Listen Up!

I love podcasts. And for many years, I have wanted to produce my own podcast that: Offered weekly episodes for the food crafter/homesteader on the go Showcased interviews of top-notch...

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Why You Should Rethink Food Growing

  My entire business is about living farm fresh without the farm. That means Capitalizing on seasonal flavors of locally sourced food Preserving and food crafting that flavor Exploring...

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How to Streamline Your Canning

How to streamline your canning efforts so you are more efficient with your time.

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The Lowdown on Low-Sugar Pectins

When I open a jar of homemade jam, I want to taste the seasonal, homegrown flavors – not refined sugar. That is why many of my own personal preserves...

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