Mountain Woman Rendezvous #57 Featuring 4 Special Posts This Week

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As promised, below are the featured picks from the last 4 weeks.  Thanks for your patience.  Things have not slowed down, but I decided to slow down enough today to enjoy the posts and choose my favorites!

Making Memories in Unexpected Ways

Ok…  This one came to me quickly from Week #53 because my Mountain Boy is visiting his grandparents and I know he is making memories, but WOW do I miss him.  He and I make memories in EVERYTHING we do and right now – today I will be canning peaches and this weekend, green beans and pickles and he is my canning buddy!  He LOVES to chop things – I don’t even have to ask him – he is just there when he knows I am canning and he is the for the DAY without complaint and we have SO much fun….  Take the time to make memories with those you love – life is short and everyone needs special memories to hold on to that are near and dear to their hearts.  At the same time I am enjoying my boy while we are canning I reflect back to my parents and grandparents and the joys I hold dear in the memories of canning with them.  A special thank you to Kathi from OakHillHomestead.com for sharing Making Memories In Unexpected Ways!  It hit home and struck and tear filled cord envisioning my boy doing similar things with his grandparents right now!  Blessings lovely and thank you for taking the time to share!

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Thanks to my dear friend Janet at TimberCreekFarmer.com for sharing  her Scavenger Hunt that she and SurvivalWeekly.com are hosting…  Check it out and get involved because there are prizes at the end of the hunt and it sounds like GREAT fun!!  Blessings lovey and what a COOL idea!!

Aging Gracefully

Kathi from OakHillHomestead.com featured another titled Aging Gracefully and I feel this covers some pretty interesting thoughts and honestly thoughts I have not yet considered.  Kathi my plan has been to climb these mountains well into my 80′s, but the Lord only knows if my body will cooperate that long…  Great post and I felt very worth sharing because we have homesteaders of all ages…  Blessings and LOVED the Jam Bars that you shared too – I am going to convert that to a gluten free recipe and enjoy nibbling.. :)

Solar Shower and Solar Water Heater

A special thank you to my dear friend Millie for sharing this post…  That view is now stuck in my head…  Not only is her post amazing I can honestly vouch for how effective and useful her solar shower is because I got to try it!!  What a view from that privy/shower house.  I brushed my teeth on the other side of that door and got to enjoy that view for a few day.  Millie contributed a post from her homespunoasis.com titled Our Solar Shower and Solar Water Heater.  Honestly this idea is ingenious and I highly recommend you check out her post.  Thank lovely lady for taking the time to share this!  Love and prayers to the family!

Ok…  Just so you don’t think I am a homesteader with no math skills, I do really know I have featured 5 and not 4…  You guys make this SO hard…  There are SO many good posts shared EVERY week so PLEASE be sure to go back and look over what is shared weekly because there is so much to be gained from one another…  I love the posts that were shared on making your own fruit pectin for canning…

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Thank you Stephanie for stopping by and sharing your post titled Make Your Own Dried Orange Zest.   I just dried celery and blueberries in the Sun Oven and I LOVE being able to add more food, teas, spices, etc to my shelves.  So thank you for taking the time to share on MWR and I look forward to you joining me some more!  Blessings to you and yours!

Whoooo….  That was a tough one today…  I must try to keep up better it would be so mind intensive deciding, but honestly it is tricky each week!

I appreciate you all that take the time to share and also to stop by to see what is being shared!

Thanks so much for joining me.  I look forward to seeing what you all have to share today…

Blessings,

Tam (MWJ) ♥ <><

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Mountain Woman Rendezvous #56

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Thanks so much for joining me.  I look forward to seeing what you all have to share today…

Blessings,

Tam (MWJ) ♥ <><

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Mountain Woman Rendezvous #55

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Thanks so much for joining me.  I look forward to seeing what you all have to share today…

Blessings,

Tam (MWJ) ♥ <><

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Mountain Woman Rendezvous #54

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PLEASE NOTE:   For the next three weeks I will not have time to do the Featured Post (sigh), HOWEVER on the 4th week from now I will post the Featured Posts then and get caught up….  So you still have a chance to be featured – just a little bit down the road.. :)   We are working on a very LARGE, did I say LARGE, project that is consuming our time so stay tuned and keep sharing – you guys are a complete blessings!!

Thanks so much for joining me.  I look forward to seeing what you all have to share today…

Blessings,

Tam (MWJ) ♥ <><

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Mountain Woman Rendezvous #53 Featuring Thinking Outside of the Jones’s Box

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Well everyone!!  A BIG thank you to those that posted and joined me last week for our 1 year Mountain Woman Rendezvous!

As promised, ALL the posts from last week will be heavily shared on both Pinterest and across social media over the next week.

Thinking Out of the Jones's Box

Thank you to Kate for sharing from Considering The Wildflowers with her post titled Thinking Outside of the Jones’s Box.  I really enjoyed this because it is something I truly believe in..   We need to do what works best for ourselves and our families…  The neighbors, the community, the Jones’s really don’t matter…  It is the loved ones under your roof that matter and there is a LOT to be said about living simply and utilizing what you have!!    Thank you again Kate..  Blessings to you and yours!

Thanks so much for joining me.  I look forward to seeing what you all have to share today…

Blessings,

Tam (MWJ) ♥ <><

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Mountain Woman Rendezvous #52 Featuring Dyeing Wool With Natural Plant Dyes

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I am CELEBRATING my ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY!!  Wooohoooo…

Thank you ALL for your contributions throughout this past year!!

I am thankful for all the wonderful materials that have been shared here over the last year!

As they say there are SO many ways to skin a cat and we have had amazing shares and everyone adds their own personal and unique touch!

As promised, ALL shares this week (with the exception of giveaways and sales posts) will be shared on social media and will all be added to our Mountain Woman Rendezvous Pinterest board for all to see.  So be sure to share your posts and share this news with all your friends!

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This weeks featured post is shared by Janet from Timber Creek Farm titled Dyeing Wool with Natural Plant Dyes.  This is something that really interests me, even fascinates me.  I have dyed things with teas, coffees and elderberries so far, but there are SO many things in the wild that can be used.  I love doing things naturally and this really appeals to me to learn more.  So when I saw Janet’s post I knew this was the one to share this week.  I, too, have been blessed with the book; A Garden To Dye For by Chris McLaughlin which I will be reviewing soon and I really can’t wait to dive in and learn more on what I can use to dye fabrics, doilies and more.  Also while visiting Janet’s page be sure to check out all her homemade goodies that she has for sale!  She makes AMAZING things!  Thank you again Janet for sharing your post and for faithfully joining me!!  Blessings to you and your family.

Be sure to spread the word and tell your friend’s!

I would LOVE to have 100 links to share next week across social media and Pinterest so share this weeks Mountain Woman Rendezvous EVERYWHERE!!

Thanks so much for joining me.  I look forward to seeing what you all have to share today…

Blessings,

Tam (MWJ) ♥ <><

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Mountain Woman Rendezvous #50 Featuring Herbs and Ice Cream oh my…

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Be sure to grab your favorite beverage, grab a comfy seat and enjoy what others have shared and be sure to share something yourself as well!

Special One Year Celebration

The is week #50 – in 2 weeks we will be celebrating a year of the Mountain Woman Rendezvous and I would like to do something special.  I will be featuring several posts from over the past year on Week #52 and EVERYONE that shares a post here on week #52 will get shared on our Mountain Woman Rendezvous Pinterest page AND will get shared on our other social media…  Please refrain from posting giveaways or sales posts because they will not be featured.  So mark your calendar for June 25th to be sure to come and get entered and who knows there may be more perks to come… Stay tuned….

I’d like to make mention that the “3 Ingredient Bug Spray” that was featured last week is a GREAT SUCCESS!!  We used it this week and found that it does the trick.  Something to keep in mind though is if you do get sweaty you will want to reapply, but it worked really well.  In addition, it is not harmful in anyway to you and I thought it smelled good! So in my opinion we have a Win Win!

If any of you happen to need OnGuard Essential Oils you can find that in my store here:  http://trayerwilderness.com/doterra.  Just click Shop for Products and you can then search for OnGuard.  If you need help feel free to contact me at oils@trayerwilderness.com.

I had a hard time picking one this week, SO, I picked two…

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I’d like to thank Kathi at OakHillHomestead.com for sharing her post Container Herb Garden in June.  I LOVE herbs and believe it or not we are still getting mild frosts…  So nothing is outside yet here in Idaho so I am living vicariously through people like Kathi and the rest of you with lush greens growing in your gardens and pots!!  Keep sharing them I love it!!!   Thank you again Kathi – Blessings to you and yours!

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Christine your Cherry Chocolate Ice Cream already had my taste buds going just from your comment last week on what you shared.. lol…  Oh the power of chocolate and ice cream!  Thank your for taking the time to share your post from OnceUponATimeInABedOfWildFlowers.com.  Blessings to you and yours and thanks SO much for joining me every week!

I’d also like to make mention that PreppersSurvival.com contributed a great post entitled “Personal Defense Ideas“.  I feel that her thoughts on this could not be more dead on…  Knowledge is SO key and being prepared for ANYTHING is SO important.   I feel very strongly that women should be knowledgeable on protecting themselves and their families.  I feel that every woman should have a form of protection on their person at all times.  I have several posts and articles coming out on just this subject so stay tuned, but in the meantime be sure to review the link above from PreppersSurvival.com!  Thanks for sharing!!

Also before you leave today, I would love to personally invite you to my FREE webinar….

Essential Oils and the Brain FREE Webinar

Please register for Essential Oils and the Brain on Jun 18, 2014 12:00 PM PDT at:

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Be sure to spread the word and tell your friend’s!

Thanks so much for joining me.  I look forward to seeing what you all have to share today…

Blessings,

Tam (MWJ) ♥ <><

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