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Saturdays in the Garden: Saving Heirloom Tomato Seeds

Are you saving your own garden seeds for next year?  It’s fun to try, even if you plan on purchasing seeds from an heirloom seed company, as well.  We’ve been pleased with the flavor of the Brandywine and Yellow bell varieties we’ve grown this summer, so we wanted to save some seeds. The process of […]

Continue Reading By on September 6, 2014 in agriculture, food, gardening, green, organic, pioneer, seeds

Visiting the Laura Ingalls Wilder Home

Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home in Mansfield, Missouri Like countless other parents who grew up reading and watching the Little House on the Prairie stories, I’ve treasured my little set of books by author Laura Ingalls Wilder and looked forward to sharing them with my girls.  The Little House way of rural life, full of […]

Continue Reading By on April 5, 2013 in education, family, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Midwest, Ozarks, parenting, pioneer