Here you will see the chicken tractor as well as why it just doesn’t work for us. We still have chickens so of course we couldn’t just get rid of their home without some form of replacement. Hop on over and see what we came up with once again using the resources we already had […]
I have been on the look out for a butter churn for over two years. I was finally successful in my hunt. Take a look and see not only what I acquired but the use of the tool as well. I show pictures of the process and a little tip or two for success. It’s […]
We attended Flora Pioneer School Day. It’s a fund raiser to help preserve the old Flora, Oregon school. The day was filled with activities and skills from the pioneer era. Come take a look and see some of the action as well as a bit of a tour of the “town” and the area.
In order to live more sustainably, we need to be aware of what actually surrounds us~ what comprises our everyday environment. After the big “once through” of decluttering which is really more of a multiple times thing, we begin to really hone our skills and take notice of the little things, the component parts, and […]
It really is all the little moments that make up our lives. Over that past couple weeks, we’ve been up to just that – living. Here I share several of those happenings, a day in the life sort of look at what happens on the homestead. The other tidbit is an antique that I ran […]
If you really look into sustainability and survival for that matter, you will find that community (as opposed to isolation) renders your best chance of survival. Building community involves a level of giving, being willing to help a friend or neighbor. And it just makes you a better person. Often times, we seem to think […]