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About back2basicslivin

Wife, Mama to 3 human Kids, Mama to 3 fury 4-legged kids, Ordained minister, Daughter, sister, neice, grandaughter, aunty, cousin and friend. I am a jack of all trades... Aint afraid of gettin my hands dirty, I love to garden, Make Jewelry, Melt glass in my kiln, carve wooden spoons an such... really love all things crafty. I LOVE to cook. i have a been researchin self sufficiancy, prepping, off grid living, tiny house living, raising chickens, goats and other animals. i never have been formally diagnosed, but im pretty sure i am ADHD as you will see from my post. I am a firm believer in treating others as i would want to be treated. Kindness goes a lot further then being mean!!

Being a Thankful Practical Dreamer

Good morning… it’s a cold start to Minnesota December day. We got about an inch or so of snow so far since last night. It’s still lightly falling. Sure hope it stops before tomorrow. We have a 2 1/2 hr. drive to … Continue reading

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Sorry for the absence…

I haven’t been on here or facebook since last Friday…. between the computer issues i have been having (computer kept trying to auto update then restarting every time I tried to use it from Friday till Tuesday), and the mental … Continue reading

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Contest!!!!!!!

Here it is… My very first contest!! The prize will be a necklace that I have handmade!! Here are the requirements… 1) Click the Follow button on the right side of the blog page. 2) like the Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/everywhichwaybutdownContinue reading

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Contest coming up… Stay tuned….

Good evening everyone 🙂 Just a quick post tonight to let you know to check back here tomorrow (11-28-2012) around 2pm Because I will be announcing my very first contest!! I am really excited to do this for you all!! … Continue reading

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Homemade Hot Chocolate mix….

With the Minnesota winters often being VERY cold…. actually bone chillin cold mostly the entire winter, im betting we Minnesotans consume a butt load of Hot Chocolate!! When I was little I spent a lot of time up in Pillager, … Continue reading

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Blueberry Cheesecake Creamsicles Recipe

 for those of you looking for healthier snack for yourself or your kids, These are sure to please the taste buds. My friend S.M. so graciously shared her recipe with me 🙂 hope you enjoy!! Blueberry Cheesecake Creamsicles with a Graham … Continue reading

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Thankfulness…

Good morning all, thought I would post on what I am thankful for. I know its only Wednesday and tomorrow is actually Thanksgiving but incase tomorrow is to busy I thought it best to do today. I have much to be thankful for… … Continue reading

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