Autumn is just around the corner and canning season is in full swing! We’ve already canned several hundred quarts of meat, fruit, and vegetables and all in all I’ve only spent about $50 on produce. In my experience, it is easy to find both very inexpensive meat and produce for canning if you get a […]
In this day of low minimum wage and extremely large student loans, money is a much harder to obtain and to keep than in days past. We don’t spend money on clothes, cell phones, etc, but we’ve still got to eat. Over the years, I’ve wittled our grocery bill down to less than $50 per […]
An easy to make cranberry pumpkin seed bread recipe that makes the best turkey sandwiches in the world, or a fantastic breakfast when toasted and slathered with honey. Also the story of my missing goldfish. I still don’t know what happened there…..
Do you want to start a homestead but don’t know how to make it work with your income? My husband is a full-time teacher and I only teach part time, but we still save HALF of our income each month for the sole purpose of building our homestead with our own hands. Check out this […]
Shiso is a prolific edible weed here in Virginia and most of the East Coast. It can be dried and used as a medicinal tea, or simply eaten fresh. It tastes like a mixture between mint, licorice and basil. In an effort to use as much Shiso (Japanese Basil) as I could possibly harvest, I’ve […]
Mushrooms, garlic and herbs simmered in cream. Is there anything more delicious? I say no.