Adjusting the processing time of your canning recipe based on your elevation or altitude sounds scary and is enough to make a beginning canner back up her canning jars and stick to freezer jam. Adjusting for altitude is actually very simple, and this post will explain exactly how to make the time adjustments so you […]
There is a lot of concern about genetically modified foods for humans, and for the animals that create food for us. Check out my well-rounded homemade layer feed and start to feed your chickens non-gmo feed for cheaper than buying from the feed store.
Finding space for your things in an RV doesn’t have to be too difficult. When we first downsized and moved into our RV it took some getting used to, but we adjusted pretty quick. Here are a few RV storage ideas for your homestead items that you can start working on today. You don’t have […]
Is it possible to grow fruit trees from seed? Or will the fruit be totally different from the parent plant? Years ago, I saw a tv program that tried – and succeeded – making so-called “preppers” look as crazy as possible. I found myself freuently shaking my head at the families featured on the show […]
I wish I could say that self-sufficient homesteading was an inexpensive way to live, but in all reality, the initial start-up cost of setting up a homestead can be very expensive, and the learning curve can be steep at times. We had a dream to move to the country and live a more self-sufficient lifestyle […]
I talk with you about our journey to off-grid living and our early days while we were living in a canvas wall tent and building our home.