Siberian Husky Shedding (Blowing) Her Coat

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Siberian Husky Coat Harvest As you know from previous posts, our Siberian Husky Roxy is the family sheep.  We harvest her undercoat and use it to spin yarn and weave hats and scarves.  In case you haven’t seen what it is like when a Husky blows their coat, the video below will give you a taste […]

Vegetable Garden: One Potato, Two Potato

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Why Grow Potatoes? Ahh, the beloved potato.  This starchy little turd-shaped tuber we all know and love is responsible for so much prosperity and sometimes misery.  Beginning in the ancient Andes region of South America and spreading to every corner of the modern world, the human-potato partnership has grown to blockbuster proportions over thousands of years. […]

There’s No Place Like Home: Bird Houses for Western Bluebirds

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The Western Bluebird is a cavity nesting bird that has been in decline due to habitat loss.   They also eat insects, which is helpful in my organic gardening efforts.  Because Suburban Stone Age was once Western Bluebird habitat, I have devoted myself to restoring habitat to them by providing the one thing they need […]

Thanksgiving : Top 5 Countdown

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So Much to be Thankful for! It has been almost two years since we began our adventures living a more sustainable life.  In that time, we’ve harvested $1793.49 in food from our backyard, collected and eaten 1402 eggs, managed to find something to do with 151 pounds of tomatoes, baked and devoured almost 200 loaves of bread, […]