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  1. Frugal Living
    Hey girls and guys, Have a serious problem and don't know what to do. As summer approaches I am bewildered by what to do with all the canning that I did over the winter. The lean-to attached to the house will now heat up facing west as summer approaches. My question is: I have an old...
  2. General Chat
    Once we get a piece of land I want one...I would love to hear your stories ...Please tell me your pros and cons to having one..Did you dig a hole and put an old freezer in the ground?? Or is it an old fashion root cellar? Please tell..LOL...
  3. Preparedness and Survival
    For those of you who live in areas that are prone to tornados, do you have a shelter or access to one?  We are in tornado alley and we don't have one but my in-laws who live very near us do.  I would love to build one.  I remember going to our neighbors cellar when I was a child and the lady who...
  4. Lifestyle Articles
    Long before the first light bulb, "miraculously" illuminated our lives-almost everyone owned a root cellar. The root cellar kept apples, carrots, turnips, potatoes and squash, through the winter, sustaining the family through those cold and bleak months. Salt pork and smoked meats, milk, cream...
  5. General Chat
    Do you say "cellar" or "basement" or something different altogether? I used to say cellar growing up--and pronounced it "cellahhhh". When I met my dh, he called it a basement. Now it's reversed, and he says cellahhhh and I say basement :laugh:
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