I’m a rugged individualist. I like to take care of myself, and not have to depend on anyone else to meet my needs. I think many other homesteaders will agree when I say that radical individualism is what drew me to homesteading and self-sufficiency in the first place. The idea that I could provide myself […]
Our annual homesteading conference was a success this year. It’s such a wonderful way for homesteaders and homesteaders-to-be to come together and share their knowledge and experience first hand in a setting that allows for ample discussion and questions. Throwing a conference is hard work, but it’s well worth it to help empower others on […]
I run into so many people who are interested in starting something new but are afraid to take the first step. The fear of the unknown and failure keeps us from the adventure of finding the life that we love. Looking back thru history Frontiersmen and Settlers were willing to take the first step on […]
Play is the most important part of a young child’s education and with our school systems cutting out more and more play time and pushing kids academically to prepare for testing, we are losing the most important parts of our education. It’s time to take back the focus on the importance of play!
Do you love reading as much as I do? Let’s all encourage the love of books in our communities and start a Little Free Library – just like Lutie Stearns.
I grew up in the garden. Most of my summertime memories as a child are in the garden or in the kitchen, eating what we grew. Punishment for fighting with my sister was extra weeding in the hot sticky air of July in Kentucky. While I may not have enjoyed it then, something was happening […]