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Apron Stringz

Grow! Cook! Create! Survive!

Website: http://apronstringz.wordpress.com
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Latest Activity: Sep 24, 2016

Because Revolution Starts at Home

The new DIY housewifery includes digging dirt, tending vegetables, dumpster diving, punk sewing projects, household fix-its, salvage construction, cooking something delicious and nutritious almost every night and raising up little ruffians who frequently overtake the entire caper.

Apron Stringz is a blog written by one woman trying to do it all, and regularly settling for good enough.

This group is a meeting place for anyone who fears they might be the only freak in the (play)room.

HOMEGROWN Discussions

Nuts and Bolts 139 Replies

Harriet Fasenfest started this discussion over at the intro post, but I think it deserves it's very own thread.Here's what she said,"Oh but that I could call myself a punk housewife.  I'm more your…Continue

Tags: home, ec, homemaker, householder, housewife

Started by Calamity Jane. Last reply by Alice Yaxley Feb 5, 2012.

We have ducklings! 2 Replies

We bit the bullet and got the 20 ducklings.  I made it more than clear to my husband that I am not responsible for them.  However, I am making sure they have water and that Keku doesn't kidhandle…Continue

Started by Julie Dickson. Last reply by Julie Dickson Jul 20, 2011.

A Whole Lotta Bread 1 Reply

hey, thought we could get a chatty chat going over here about bread. bet you all have your little tricks and tips. right? lay 'em on. i know there's a whole separate bread group on HG, but i think…Continue

Started by Calamity Jane. Last reply by Harriet Fasenfest Jun 14, 2011.

Quick, good, healthy dinner ideas? 28 Replies

Howdy folks, as you know if you follow the blog, times a bit tight round these parts lately. Any great dinner ideas? Doesn't actually have to be quick, per se. Just easy. And are reasonably healthy,…Continue

Tags: cooking, Dinner

Started by Calamity Jane. Last reply by Zoubida Ayyadi Jun 9, 2011.


One Blogging, Mothering, and Homesteading

My ole’ pal Rachel “interviewed” me, for her blog Mogantosh. If you want some Calamity wordspew, head on over! Advertisements

Anticipating Winter

Several weeks ago a friend said, “My kids are probably excited about winter coming. It means I’ll start doing craft projects and reading to them again, instead of just yelling at them to go back to their movie so mama can work outside some more.” The words could as easily have come out of my […]

Ducks in the Backyard

I just had my first article as a contributing author for The Permaculture Research Institute published! This one is about ducks and how they fit into a backyard system, the next one will be about converting my coop’s bedding into a worm farm! It’s not quite your typical Apron Stringz material, but I thought some […]

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Comment by Tory on March 30, 2011 at 3:37pm
Yeah! CJ this is fantastic!


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