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Amazing Thanksgiving History Nobody Knows

Amazing Thanksgiving History Nobody Knows

…devout thanksgiving…penitent confession of our sins, and humble supplication for pardon, through the merits of our Savior. Thanksgiving Proclamation (1778) …to cause virtue and true religion to flourish, to give to all nations amity, peace and concord, and to fill ...

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5 Gardening Tasks To Complete Before Winter

5 Gardening Tasks To Complete Before Winter

While hobbyists are enjoying their pumpkin pies and other fruits of their summer gardening labors, the serious gardener is likely to be hopping about with the year-end tasks that need to be accomplished before the winter gloom sets in. When ...

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Happy Together: Homeschooling And Siblings

Happy Together: Homeschooling And Siblings

When you started homeschooling, perhaps you imagined your children happily working together—reading, cooking, gardening and learning. In your mind’s eye, your children would relish the opportunity to spend more time together and your family would become a model of closeness. ...

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How To Organize Your Winter Food Storage

How To Organize Your Winter Food Storage

Storing food supplies for the cold winter months or to preserve those garden veggies can be both cost-effective and efficient. From bulk ingredients to pre-made frozen meals, breads to canned fruits and veggies, your food storage should be organized in ...

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Solomon On Which Gang To Join

Solomon On Which Gang To Join

Every man is like the company he is wont to keep. —Euripides, c. 430 BC Sooner or later everyone has to decide which gang they belong to. —Pratchett and Gaiman, Good Omens (1990) To Be a Man When David was ...

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Rediscovering Belgian Lace

Rediscovering Belgian Lace

Years ago, my husband, then a young art student, visited Belgium. There, he was delighted to meet an old woman, bobbins spread out on a pillow in front of her, making lace. The woman, of course, reminded him of one ...

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Good Friends, Good Fishin’

Good Friends, Good Fishin’

Good morning, this is Bob Whitten, coming to you from beautiful, sunny Thomson, Illinois. When the weather turns cold like it has in Northwestern Illinois, my thoughts start shifting to fighting through weeds and hanging out under bridges. No, I ...

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