“Impossible Beyond This Point – True Adventure Creating a Self-Sufficient Life in the Wilderness” by Virgil, Marcella, and Joel Horn is and unbelievable true life story of how the Horn family struggled to make a home in a remote wilderness on an old gold mine in Northern California. Read it for inspiration and to gain […]
A collection of garden books to consider for birthdays, holidays or even just because it’s Wednesday! A gardener can never have too many books.
Cooking from scratch is scary, or at least I used to think so. I’ve often told the hubby that I married him because he can cook (he used to cook in restaurants.) I can bake. I’ve been baking since my early teens and my mom decided at that point I was the house baker (except […]
I’ve been on a reading kick lately (when I’m not frantically trying to get all the spring chores done). I haven’t so much been in the mood to write, just read – anything and everything I can get my hands on. Between the fiction and non-fiction book reviews to bringing home stacks of books from […]
I’ve had a compost worm farm for several years now. I didn’t know anything about compost worms before I got them, but I fell in love with the concept of having somewhere to dispose all our organic (vegetative) waste that would also reliably produce compost and liquid fertiliser. The worms and I have been very […]
One of the lovely things about winter in Alaska, especially for a homesteader who is so very busy in the summer, is that you have lots of time to read. Cozy in front of the woodstove with a cup of tea with a good book – a perfect evening. I got to do a book […]