Monthly Archives: August 2010

Shoe Laces by the Yard

We’ve noticed lately that we go through a lot of shoe and boot laces around here. It seems to be because mass manufactured eyes are more commonly made without attention to quality, leading to rough or sharp edges. Cheaper, softer … Continue reading

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Canning As Fast as We Can

The soundtrack of the homestead lately should be Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld, because around here, we’re doing the can-can! Home canning is a quintessentially Alaskan activity closely associated with homesteading. It’s also very much a part of my life … Continue reading

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