There are so many ways to make money on the homestead, which is great, because so many homesteaders are striving to be independent and off the grid, not tied down to the “rat race” in any way. One of the most common is through “Cottage Laws,” which enables the sales of homemade food goods. Find […]
Being self-sufficient starts with the decision that you want to cut ties with commercialism & reliance on others. But, how can you make this happen? Sure, you can search Pinterest for tutorials on homesteading, prepping, and all other things related to living a self-sustainable lifestyle, but there is something about having a book in your […]
If you are thinking of building your own composting toilet for you camp, cabin or tiny house, look no further! Here are free plans and instructions to build a classy composting toilet, complete with a cut list and clear photos!
It seems these days, no matter how off the grid or self-sufficient you are, you still need money. While the hubby and I still have full time jobs, we dream of the day that we will be more self-sufficient and be able to work for ourselves only. As a start, we do what we can […]
People often ask me why I store food and why do I talk about it so much. I think those are great questions! So here’s my answer.
So what does it really mean? Be a Producer not a Consumer? For us it means keeping life as simple as possible. It means living as close to the land and being as self-sufficient as we possibly can. It means knowing what we do today is building the foundation for our future, tomorrow. How did […]