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Picking a Theme for Your Farm-Fresh Year

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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 Food Stories To Inspire you

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Late winter to early spring can be such a frustrating transition for a gardener/food crafter. As we look at the calendar, we are chomping at the bit to: Plant...

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Start Where You Are

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People dive into homesteading and preserving for a variety of reasons. For me – it’s about: Capturing seasonal flavor Connecting with my food Knowing where my food came from and...

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When Cancer Throws You a Curve Ball

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I took 3 weeks off to be with family through the holidays and to make big plans for Living Homegrown. Part of my look forward to 2015 involved looking...

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Last Minute Holiday Gifts Ideas for Canners

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There are just 10 days left until Christmas. Do you still have people are your list to buy for???? Don’t panic! I pulled together some simple gift-giving ideas for you...

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Farmstead Restoration Update

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The past 2 weeks have been a blur for me as I traveled to Northern California to work on our 1892 Farmstead project and then to Atlanta to finish...

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Cheap and Free Produce for Canning

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Although I try to pack a lot into my backyard, I have extremely limited space for growing produce. On just 1/10th of an acre, I have 5 apple trees...

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Really Easy Steps For More Eco-Friendly Eating

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  I Used to Think I Had a Handle on Food: I grew up understanding where my food came from. But through my lifetime, the way this country produced...

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10 Reasons to Preserve Food

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Every so often, I get asked this simple question… “WHY do you preserve food?” I’m sure I never give the standard, stereotypical answer they are expecting. I may be...

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