Keeping your garden journals, tags, photos and notes organized can be a challenge. At the end of the season, I have to admit that I tend to get lazy. Tags will become strewn about, notes will end up in places out of sight and it starts to feel like a cluttered mess. I always try […]
Last year I shared a series of posts about things we do here at Eight Acres to live a simple life, and I have one left to finish it off “using less resources”. Read them all from this post.
Bartering is not a new concept – it’s been around for centuries. In the past, it was common to find neighbors bartering, to see ads in the paper offering skills in exchange for goods, or vice versa, but today, people are more wary of this beneficial way of living. Bartering is an excellent means of […]
One of the biggest problems with storing a year’s or more worth of food and other emergency supplies is that it can take a lot of space. Ordinary homes simply aren’t built for storing several months or years of food at one time. If you are not lucky enough to live in a home with […]
Fall blooms offer many beautiful colors and vibrant arrangements. However, purchasing flowers from a store or flower shop that are already arranged can be expensive. The least expensive method to brighten up your home with fall floral arrangements is to purchase small bunches of flowers and make your own arrangements.