The Self Reliance Challenge Round up


As all good things must do, The Self Reliance Challenge is coming to a close this week.  This has been an exceptional experience for me. I have broaden my self reliance horizons and met some wonderful folks who understand my struggles and are quick to celebrate my successes.  And even though the challenge is being put to bed, I am looking forward to  continuing to follow each and every blog that participated.

And now that we are in the final stretch of the challenge, we have a couple of announcements to share!

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Giveaway Announcement!

Our Self Reliance Giveaway was a blast! It officially ended on Saturday and the automated system picked a name…We have a winner!

Congratulations to Cindy M. of Wisconsin! Here is her reply to my email…

” I AM SO THRILLED.  As a Quiet Prepper, I really did want this prize very much.”

Cindy has a bunch of new books, seeds, fertilizers, bamboo plant labels, hand drawn seed saving packets, ebooks, an organic gardening ebook and las, and delicious oatmeal chocolate chip cookies on the way! I hope you will leave a comment to congratulate her! For a complete description of the giveaway, you can read about it on my post Self Reliance Bloggers’ MEGA Giveaway!

I just want to take a moment to thank all of the folks who donated prizes to the giveaway…I hope you will stop by to say hi and thank them for their generosity! Mary’s Heirloom SeedsExperimental HomesteaderA Life in The WildThe Farm WifeNancy On The Home FrontOrganic 4 GreenlivingsStone Family Farmstead, Hidden Springs HomesteadHealing Harvest Homestead, and Home & Harrow. Thank you all for sponsoring the giveaway!

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Has it really been almost 31 days?

And Now For Our Roundup!

Our second announcement? Let’s have a party to celebrate all the great info shared this month! Yay!

We wanted to share the best of our posts all in one spot! Each Self Reliance blogger has had the opportunity to link up 3 posts from the challenge with our readers in this special Roundup event. Now the rest is up to you! (Didn’t know there was any work involved in this, did you! Don’t worry…It’s not hard!)

We need you to pick your favorites! The Self Reliance post with the most votes will be shared on social media to help that blogger get the recognition they deserve! This is a big deal to bloggers, so I hope you will participate and tell us who you think deserves this most. ?

You can find links to all of the blogs on my page for The Self Reliance Challenge.  

Please stop by and check out the rest of their posts!

Here is the cream of the crop!

Julie Murphree is a blogger, newspaper columnist, and speaker on all things ‘Living a Simple Life on the Farm’. She is the author of \\\'The Farm Wife – Living a Simple Life on the Farm. She and her husband have 60 acres in NW Louisiana where they actively work on living as sustainable as possible.

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