We are starting our second year of selling at our local farmer’s market and last year we learned a hard lesson about how time consuming it is to get ready each week. This year we came up with a solution that we are sure will help us tremendously.
Learning to live a simple life starts with learning how to take care of yourself; it’s knowing that whatever tomorrow brings you will know how to take care of your family in the craziest of situations. Step #1 – Grow your own food – You do not need 20 acres to grow your own food. […]
Planning to build a home is a huge process. Not hiring a contractor, actually building with your own two hands. We are not only building a house, but we are building a natural home, out of our own materials that we collect from our own land. The whole process of deciding and designing our cordwood […]
If you are new to wood stoves but understand their usefulness and want to install one use this handy guide to know what to do step by step!
I am very aware of the amount of water we have been putting through the washing machine with all the household laundry we were doing. I figured if we could capture the grey water and send it to the plants, it would solve both the issue of flooding out our sewerage field with too much […]
There are a wide variety of clays to choose from to use in soap recipes: kaolin clay, bentonite clay, Moroccan clay, French clay, Rhassoul clay, Fuller’s Earth. This makes a clay soap recipe easy and fun to make. There’s such variety! Even those clays mentioned have a number of variants, and each one brings something […]