Home canning has made a comeback and if you do a lot of it, chances are you’ll run into the situation at least once, where you question the edibility of something you’ve just pulled out of the pantry. Whether it’s because it didn’t seal correctly to begin with, or that it came unsealed while in storage, if you know […]
Learn how to identify and prepare this common tree lichen that’s revered for its antibacterial properties. Its ability to clear multiple types of infections ranging from urinary tract infections to tooth, gum and mouth/throat infections (thrush, strep, etc.) makes it an indispensable part of your herbal medicine cabinet.
Canning homemade tea as a concentrate makes whipping out a pitcher of tea for a last minute get-together super easy. Just add water and go! Learn how to do it safely with this tutorial!
Driven by our desire to get off grid, not just off grid with solar panels, but off grid without the need for gas or any other tether, we made the switch from an electric stove to a wood cook stove. Follow our process, why we chose the stove we did and how electric stove settings […]
Everyone loves a fun kid’s activity, especially one you can participate in and that sparks a child’s appreciation for simple pleasures. We’ll show you one of our “no money spent” favorites for the fall season that requires no more than going for a walk in the woods!
This super easy stovetop bread is an adaptation of what we used to call “Hoe Cake” and incorporates the beautiful and nutritious Elderberry bush flowers that are along creeks and roadside ditches this time of year. You can substitute any edible flower in this recipe but my favorite is the Elderflower. Serve it while hot […]