Archive for July, 2010

Pioneer relatives to gather for reunion – Warren Tribune Chronicle

Saturday, July 31st, 2010
Pioneer relatives to gather for reunion
Warren Tribune Chronicle
The first log cabin built, belonged to Luke Viets, and was finished in 1805 before the cold winter. And the first log school house was completed in 1825,

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CASA 20th celebrates 10 years of service – Log Cabin Democrat

Saturday, July 31st, 2010
CASA 20th celebrates 10 years of service
Log Cabin Democrat
By Log Cabin Democrat The Court Appointed Special Advocates of the 20th Judicial District are celebrating 10 years of service to abused and neglected

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Free Land: Homesteading Reignited in America – Associated Content

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

New Tax Break for Small Biz Now Hiring Businesses that hire the unemployed should start gearing up to claim a sweet payroll tax break for 2010. U.S. Tax Break for Foreign Income Taxes on Investments Overseas …

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RUSTIC REDEFINED – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Saturday, July 31st, 2010
RUSTIC REDEFINED
Minneapolis Star Tribune
“A log cabin didn’t feel appropriate for a lake that’s not really up north,” said Dan. When the couple started researching home styles, they fell in love

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Fabric fans keep things authentic – Billings Gazette

Saturday, July 31st, 2010
Fabric fans keep things authentic
Billings Gazette
said Karen James, one of the lead interpreters at the house, which portrays rural Montana homesteading in the late Victorian era.

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Food preservation classes in Kansas City – Examiner

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

There is an abundance of healthy, fresh, and local food available this time of year in Kansas City. However, when the cold season hits it will be hard to find these items. Consider planning ahead, and preserving some of …

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There’s no multitasking while camping – Oneonta Daily Star

Saturday, July 31st, 2010
There’s no multitasking while camping
Oneonta Daily Star
I am sitting in a log cabin in the woods, soaking up the peace and quiet. We’ve just finished a family game of ladderball, and my husband is taking a nap

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PICTURES: Vandals trash USChristian Commission log chapel in Gettysburg – FOX43.com

Friday, July 30th, 2010

FOX43.com
PICTURES: Vandals trash USChristian Commission log chapel in Gettysburg
FOX43.com
Vandals struck the more than century old US Christian Commission log cabin chapel in Gettysburg. The damage was discovered Friday morning at the chapel

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Honey harvest: From hive to table – San Francisco Chronicle

Friday, July 30th, 2010
Honey harvest: From hive to table
San Francisco Chronicle
Just make sure their flight path to and from the hive is kept over human heads, says K. Ruby Blume of the Institute for Urban Homesteading in Oakland,

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Homesteading at Home – Associated Content

Friday, July 30th, 2010

From rainwater collection to organic farming to sustainable energy consumption, homesteading is a great way to go green. Best of all, you don’t need to own a farm, learn vast amounts of farming knowledge or be …

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