One of my friends asked me to make some of my Spearmint-Eucalyptus soap for her, so I thought I’d share my recipe with you! I use the hot process method of soap making most of the time because the soap can be ready to go right away, even though you’re using sodium hydroxide (lye), which […]
When you live off grid, and off road, regular maintenance matters!
What are some general characteristics of homesteaders? We like freedom. We like self sufficiency. We like privacy. We don’t like being told what to do. When it comes to technology, one must take great care if one is to choose products that meet the above criteria. Learn about free open source software and how it […]
How we preserve our food while living off grid without a fridge.
Spring is a very exciting time. Over the spring and summer on our homestead, we ramp up raising animals to replenish our freezers and our canning shelves. Raising our own meat is one of the most important aspects of our homesteading goals. But these days, raising your own animals to eat has become something of […]
A cheap and quick do-it-yourself gravity filter for off grid living.