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    Sticky: Re: Here and Now...What's Happening?

    Wild tobacco. Last summer I seeded it and got a half-dozen nice plants, but was indisposed at harvest time so didn't get any for ceremonies. Going to try again this year! Hubby plowed up a herb...
  2. Re: Closing the Avalon accounts of two long standing members

    Jonsnow, Paul explained it here: http://projectavalon.net/forum4/showthread.php?87179-Closing-the-Avalon-accounts-of-two-long-standing-members&p=1025556&viewfull=1#post1025556
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    I understand the disappointment anyone would feel if their hard-earned money donations went to something they hadn't intended.

    To clarify, Avalon has a new Pay Pal account now that is as safe as...
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    Re: Help with Blepharitis

    Hi mojo,

    My advice, don't put rubbing alcohol near your eyes.

    Regular essential oils are very concentrated and need to be greatly diluted to use in eyes.

    Even better, I would recommend...
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    Sticky: Re: Here and Now...What's Happening?

    Keeping the home fires burning til that purple light comes back.

    rRd-gE60heE
  6. Re: Five (no seven, no ten) 6.0 earthquakes so far today (16 Sept 2015)

    I had a sick headache this morning too. Feel fine now.
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    Happy 4th anniversary to the village and all who abide here.

    The number 4 signifies stability. The four directions, four elements, four seasons of the earth, all these add to to a solid ground. ...
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    Delight, I consider herbs to definitely be part of the conversation here. They are a kind of food, because they are a source of vitamins and minerals. (I will post on this aspect later, with a...
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    Limor, thank you for this thread of inspiration. Seeing the gemstones and reading about them is a source of great happiness for me. I wanted to bring to your attention one of my favorite stones. ...
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    Vegetable sushi, aka Nori Make (nori=the seaweed wrap; maki=roll) is on my list to make soon, and I'll take some photos to show you how easy it is.
    I made a pdf of the recipe and process. ...
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    Paula and Ron, your conversations about food savers are enlightening to me. I've only ever used a food saver for the garden corn this year. It's on my list to check out ... love the idea of...
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    breal, that cake sounds wonderful, and healthy besides. Spelt flour, coconut oil and sugar, chia seeds, all the best. Thanks for sharing!

    Do you suppose canned pear halves would work as well? ...
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    Good point about herbal tinctures. Alcohol is also a great item for barter.

    I use the cheapest vodka to make tinctures, but to get the most medicinal extraction, Everclear is best, having the...
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    In different scenarios, we could find ourselves with varying resources. For example, the food supply could be interrupted but the grid still be up and our ovens still working.

    In which case...
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    Not off topic at all, Selkie!

    Things that contribute to a sense of comfort and better peace of mind, food-wise, are welcome here.

    For the past few weeks, I've been slowly building a small home...
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    Very interesting, Selkie.

    What was the longest time you kept the eggs unrefrigerated?

    That means if someone had hens, they could keep the eggs for a reasonable amount of time before using them.
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    GrnEggsNHam's post got me thinking of other sources of proteins. I remembered a website I'd visited awhile back when looking for maca powder. I never ordered anything from here, mainly because I...
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    Thanks for that alternative whey powder, GrnEggsNHam. I checked out Mike's whey, and noticed it contains soy. For some that's not a problem, but it's something to note.

    Mike's is certainly...
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    Re: JFK murdered by his wife?

    Selkie, thanks for mention of that book (JFK and the Unspeakable) ... it sounds fascinating.
    I found it online ... at least it appears to be the entire book.
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    Selkie and Ron, very good points about canned goods. The recipes I'm sharing here depend on them quite a bit ... soups and stews made with canned carrots, peas, potatoes, and meats if desired, and...
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