If you’re anything like me, you’ve dreamed of moving to the country, buying a piece of land, and supporting yourself off the land. It’s not a pipe dream, and there are totally people who do it! However, there is one important skill that you absolutely must learn before you can succeed in living off a […]
Preserving food by drying is easy and you don’t even need to purchase an electric dehydrator. There are several ways of dehydrating foods without electricity and each method works better for certain foods. I recently dried cantaloupe, cherries, mushrooms, peppers, basil, celery leaf, chives, chamomile, lavender, cilantro, and feverfew without a dehydrator or electricity. Of […]
My all time favorite type of pan is cast iron. It’s sturdy, can cook anything, anywhere, and it’s super duper easy to clean. Did you know that cleaning a cast iron skillet is one of the easiest kitchen clean up jobs there is? Once you get the hang of using and cleaning cast iron, chances […]
Ever looked outside and wondered just how much food is available for free? When you learn how to prepare foraged food you can find healthy and free foods almost anywhere. And often when you eat your weeds, they have more nutrition, and are available earlier in the year than traditional garden produce. Once you learn […]
Invasive fire ants are spreading across the country killing native insects, plants, and animals. And they HURT! Take a look at how you are creating a fire ant paradise, and make your yard less inviting to fire ants and healthier overall.
Wow, I can hardly believe 2017 is just about over. Is it just me or is time going like, super fast? I hear that happens as you grow older, but it’s a little surreal when you start experiencing it. 2017 was kind of a crazy year for our family. We started the year with no […]