We are not “preppers,” but we do believe in being prepared for various circumstances. We were recently trapped at home by a series of avalanches. It was a solid reassurance of our decisions made in living how we do (and maybe even more so.) It was comforting to know we would be just fine due […]
It might sound a little off-kilter, but you read that correctly. Part of living in a traditional way (or a homesteading journey) is food propagation. In order to have high quality, heirloom varieties growing in the garden, now is indeed the time to be ordering seeds. It’s also quite white around here. Click on over […]
Do you budget and save and still wonder how so much money is spent? Do you budget by the week, month, year? I’ve come up with a “new to us” way to shop in order to stay out of the stores and hopefully help save money as well as time, energy, gas, etc. It has […]
Mr. LB let his beard grow for warmth before elk season ~ then decided to keep it a while longer. It was becoming dry and a bit unruly so this is the simple recipe I came up with. His beard is looking much healthier and a little less on the wild side:) It could save […]
Have you ever been asked if you barter for goods or services? There are a couple ways to view it, and a large part of it is just your mindset. Certain circumstances render a “pay it forward” scenario rather than a bartering one. Here is an example and benefit of that different mindset.
There are times when the way we live seems far removed from what media is sharing. The tension surrounding the recent election created the perfect reason (if more reason is needed) to enjoy the mountains while elk hunting. It was also the time leading into Thanksgiving which seemed either ironic or serendipitous. Throughout the weeks […]