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Review: The Spirit of Stone

The Spirit of Stone shares design ideas for home gardeners.

The Spirit of Stone by Jan Johnsen takes a look at stone from both the aesthetic and functional perspective. The author uses her own 30+ years of experience in landscaping to share hardscape ideas for home gardeners. Boulders can be … Continue reading

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Review: Mockmill Stone Flour Mill

The Mockmill fits easily onto the Kitchenaid mixer and the metal shoot is designed to dump flour straight into the bowl below.

Homesteader nerd-alert: Los Angeles Bread Bakers held a Meetup at the King’s Roost where Paul LeBeau of Wolfgang Mock was slated to be the guest speaker. He’d also raffle off 2 Mockmills in a free raffle, and a 3rd in … Continue reading

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Review & Giveaway: 101 Chilies to Try Before You Die

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Are you a chili grower? Do you like your peppers hot? If that’s true, then 101 Chilies to Try Before You Die by David Floyd is for you. Floyd is a chili expert (www.chilefoundry.co.uk) who has written about chili peppers … Continue reading

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Review: Rosie’s Workwear

Christy the Riveter models Rosie's Workwear professional overalls.

I first spotted Rosie’s Workwear overalls at the Heirloom Expo several years ago. The company has a great concept: work overalls made for women in the spirit of Rosie the Riveter. The display rack featured feminine colors, stylish overalls and … Continue reading

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