We all could use a few new frugal living tips… I remember when we first started to build our farm money was tight and every penny had to be accounted for. Over the years I’ve collected hundreds of ways to be frugal. Some of the frugal living tips I’ve used are great while others were […]
Before we made our homestead leap, we lived on a 6 figure income. Moving to the Alaskan bush has made holding a regular 9-5 impossible. Moving from a large steady income to a small inconsistent one has been a challenge. Here’s how we are handling it, as well as our future plans for making our […]
One of my favorite go-to books is The Complete Tightwad Gazette. I never get tired of reading through the pages and pages of frugal living ideas. Even though the edition I have is over 15 years old, most of Amy Dacyczyn’s tips still apply, and I am always looking for ways I can incorporate her […]
Yardsaling, flea markets, estate sales, antique and thrift stores, the locations are endless… As most of you know, I am NOT a shopper, despise being in town more than I need to be BUT I love looking for treasures! This is the perfect time of year to get out and find the things you need […]
I started to build my family, my dreams of living off the grid & homestead about 10 years ago. Little did I know how much I’d learn and the ridiculous skills I’d acquire! Here are 9 vintage homesteading skills I learned to help our family save thousands of dollars each year, and 1 surprising skill […]
5 pros and 5 cons to tiny house living to help you decide if it’s for you.