Society is falling apart in so many places. The earth keeps throwing disasters at us, one after the other. And we are losing our resilience. More and more we are relying on government for assistance, on corporations for supplying our food, clothing and income. On external forces for our happiness. We are giving away our […]
If you are like us and prefer to use a renewable heat source like a fire, you might be interested in some different ways of getting that fire started without using newspaper. I am very aware that newspaper is a dying resource as more and more people choose to use online news sources (or none […]
If you have read through my website, you will see that I often recommend books that I think you should own. I have been asked why I prefer to own books when there is so much free information on the internet. Well there are 3 reasons why I prefer to own books and why I […]
In this modern world we are losing touch with some traditional skills that we really should preserve. You don’t need to even own land to embrace homesteading! You can learn to homestead anywhere. Homesteading is a way of life, a mindset and it is very rewarding. Traditional homesteading skills are great to learn for ourselves, […]
Now frugal gifts doesn’t necessarily mean cheap. Some are free, some are cheap and some are a little more pricey. Frugal means that it is good value, buy it once and never have to replace it. Many good frugal items can also be found at garage sales or second hand stores. Some times old stuff […]
Foraging for food is super satisfying, but for these 5 foods you do not have to travel far to find them. In fact you can probably forage from your backyard for this list. It might surprise you that you can eat them, but you can, and they are delicious!