When we think of homesteading and gardening, our first thoughts are of summer days and green plants. For many of us, the reality is that for much of the year, our homestead is brown or covered in snow. Make the most of your homestead year round by enjoying those winter months.
If you want to live a green and eco-friendly lifestyle, it does not have to be hard or expensive. There are so many easy things you can do to increase your sustainable living while decreasing your footprint on the earth. These ideas will also help you to lead a more frugal lifestyle and save you […]
Whether you’re trying to keep summer’s heat or winter’s chill outside, the energy-efficiency of your home is dependent on several different factors, not all of which you can easily control. You can improve your home’s energy-efficiency by adding additional insulation or repairing the ductwork in your home, for example, but that takes tools and skills […]
So how can you prepare firewood to last 30 days, and be ready to burn at a moment’s notice? You can cut it yourself, or just buy a supply. Just be certain you have enough. If you elect to cut it yourself, here are some things to consider.