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Friday Favorite: Stabilicers

March 21st, 2014

This winter there has been a ton of ice and even though we’re getting down to the last of it, I’m still using my Stabilicers. ┬áThese things are handy, I can head back from the chicken coop on the icy path without worry of falling and throwing a dozen eggs into the air.
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I especially like these because you can slip them on and off easily as needed. It’s nice to be able to wear them out if needed, but take them off quickly if you go to someone’s house.
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As much as I like these, it’s about time to retire them. I was wearing them yesterday and they got sucked off by the mud in front of the garage, the ice is finally giving way to mud.

Do you have any great winter products you find invaluable for dealing with the weather?

Quote of the Day: Robert Frost

December 29th, 2013

“Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice.”

Robert Frost

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It’s beginning to feel like it might end in ice around here! No thawing yet and 6″-10″ inches of snow coming today and tomorrow. It’s certainly a mess out there, I can’t imagine what all the trails back in the woods looks like.

What’s the worst weather issues you have in your garden?

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.