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Welcome to week#3 of the March 2020 "You're the Star" Blog Hop!

maple syrup
We're in the golden week for maple sugaring- the nights are definitely resting below freezing, while the days are comfortably above. The sap flows, and so far, we've put up about 2 gallons of maple syrup. Wee expect to double or triple that this week.

Now, that might not sound like a lot, but considering it takes about forty gallons of sap to make one good gallon of syrup, you can begin to see what the picture looks like around here. 

In other news, our woodworking business has expended. Our local feed store chain has decided they want to stock our beehives, so they reached out and placed an order to test the waters. They have three locations, and if the hives sell well, we could be looking at a busy spring and summer in the shop.

As for the corona virus? Well, there's nothing we can add to that conversation other than we're pretty well off here on the homestead. The kid's are distance learning for the next three weeks or so, and our supplies are good. We're kind of looking at this as a stay-cation with some distance learning thrown in for good measure.

Stay safe and make good choices!

Cheers, Todd

How We Pay the Bills
WELCOME to FAMILY feature week of the
March 2020 "You're the STAR" blog hop!
Meet your FAMILY week Cohost 
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This week is FAMILY feature week
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This is a month long Linky party featuring YOU!
There will be 4 different features each week and 4 different feature categories.  Just to be clear - this is NOT a themed party - you may link up ANY family-friendly blog posts any day of each month. 
The "theme" occurs in our weekly features:
WEEK#3 FAMILY - parenting, fitness, health, finances & inspirational (this can include anything about children like: education ideas for children, also self help, beauty etc -  anything family friendly)

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(These features were chosen from the February 2020 "You're the STAR" blog hop)

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All Hosts/CoHosts will post this blog hop on every Monday of each week.
Please link up your family friendly blog posts below!
It wouldn't be a linky party with YOU!
(IMPORTANT NOTE: by linking up you understand that you might be featured next month and if so, we will use some of your photos from your post - rest assured - we will always link back to your lovely blog.  We might also share your fantastic posts on social media.  Also, you may link up as many family-friendly posts as you like & YES - other blog hops &/or giveaways are welcome {giveaways and blog hops will NOT be featured though}  Thank You & ENJOY! )