Pioneer Memories – South Dakota Style

Before migrating out to southern California, my grandmothers side of the family pioneered their way around the farmland of South Dakota. That wasn’t an easy life. In the photos that follow, you will see my great grandfather out on the farm as well as two of my great great grandmothers and even my great great grand uncle.

My great grandfather and his team of horses out on the farm in Mitchell, South Dakota.

Out on the farm in Mitchell, South Dakota stands my great grandfather with his team of horses.


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Poll: Would You Spend An Extra Dollar For An American Made Product?

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Can we as American consumers help create more jobs in the United States and help turn the US economy around simply by changing our shopping habits?

What is your opinion on American made products? Take our poll and share your thoughts by leaving us a comment!

 

Would You Spend An Extra Dollar For An American Made Product?

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Made in USA Composter

A relative recently picked up a ComposTumbler from an estate sale for only $35 and then sold it to us for the same price! What a deal! I think our new ComposTumbler will be a great compliment to our other compost piles and our newly built in-ground vermicomposter.

I’m excited to see if the ComposTumbler┬ácan really produce usable compost in as little as 4 to 6 weeks, and what’s even better, it’s Made in the USA!

What kind of composting do you do? Leave us a comment and let us know.

Reduce Reuse Recycle

I’m excited to announce that The Pioneer Way has a new t-shirt design that focuses on recycling. The new Reduce Reuse Recycle t-shirts are available in styles for both men and women, so get yours now and help promote sustainable living!

All shirts are sourced from American Apparel and are Made in the USA, and for those of you that are super environmentally focused, some of the shirts are also made from 100% organic cotton.

If the Reduce Reuse Recycle shirt isn’t your cup of tea, we also have a great one of a kind original Powered by Bacon t-shirt as well as a Pioneer Way Classic design. Make sure to check them all out!

What do you think about our new Reduce Reuse Recycle t-shirts? Leave us a comment and let us know how your ideas for lowering your carbon footprint!

Coming Soon: New Pioneer Way Original T-shirt

Check back often to see what's coming soon at The Pioneer WayGood news, I’m close to launching another Pioneer Way original t-shirt. The new shirt will focus on recycling, and will be a great addition to both the Pioneer Way Classic, and the Powered By Bacon original t-shirts.

If you have any interest in a good American Made t-shirt that conveys a positive message, make sure to check back soon!

Can Your Phone Help You Around The Homestead?

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Wouldn’t it be great to organize your busy life and keep track of all the important things that you need to do and remember? Wouldn’t it also be great to have a journal or a notepad with you at all times so that you could keep a list of items you find around your home or farm that require attention, without lugging around a pencil and paper? I mean, a list will probably just end up misplaced anyhow right? What if you could collect and organize all of your important information so that you always had it at your fingertips no matter where you were? Well guess what, just grab your smartphone or tablet because you can do all that and more with one small application. It’s even free!

So what application do I need?

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