Has this year shot by or is it just me? Winter’s north breeze will soon be blowing across all of our homesteads. Winterizing your homestead will save you time and money in the long run. You know the old saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” and “If you fail to […]
We spent this summer working on building our off grid home. Take a look back at where it all started and how we chose the perfect spot to build. Learn about things you may consider if you’re planning an off grid home of your own.
Cleaning creosote from the pipes of your wood burning stove or your fireplace chimney could mean the difference between life and death. At the least, it could save you time and energy on cutting and chopping firewood. At our house, this is a job for my own personal chimney sweep, my husband. He likes me […]
As 2016 wraps up, we take a look back and give a sneak peak at the behind the scenes stories from the top 6 posts from 2016
I love that saying “Winter is coming,” from the show, Game of Thrones. It sounds foreboding, doesn’t it? Well, when you have animals to care for, and it’s your job to protect them from the elements, it sure can be a foreboding and stressful feeling. You need to be sure shelter, water, and predator control […]
Is there anything as warm and inviting as a fire in the wood stove or fireplace? The smell of hickory or oak smoke in the air…how thankful I am for such fond memories. Even today, when I smell the smoke from the fire I feel warmth in my soul, not just on my cold body. […]