A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara – Book Review

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I received a free book for my honest opinion. About the Book: When four classmates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they’re broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition. There is kind, handsome Willem, an aspiring actor; JB, a quick-witted, sometimes cruel Brooklyn-born painter seeking…

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Zaycon Fresh – RIBS!

I received ribs at no cost from Zaycon Fresh. This post contains affiliate links. I cannot tell you how much I love pork. When we lived in New Jersey I would buy it all the time in different cuts. Now that we are growing what we eat I really don’t get that much of it…

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Stella Rose by Tammy Flanders Hetrick – Book Review

I received a free copy for my honest review. About the Book: Upon Stella Rose’s death, her best friend, Abby, moves to rural Vermont to take care of her sixteen-year-old daughter, Olivia. But Abby struggles to connect with Olivia and she soon finds guardianship of a headstrong teenager daunting beyond her wildest misgivings. Despite her…

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Yurtgress: New Luxury 500 Thread Cotton Sheets

I received a free set of sheets. All opinions are my own. Yurtgress has pretty much ground to a halt around here but I’m hoping that will change with the hubby’s retirement at the end of this month. I’m not expecting anything immediately as he has his garden to get in but hopefully he will…

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Preparing the Vegetable Garden for Planting

Here on our little piece of Montana paradise we grow all of the vegetables we eat – except for the occasional farmer’s market purchase of Brussels sprouts. We have had horrible luck growing them.  To grow enough vegetables to can and freeze to meet our needs for a year and to have put aside in…

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