I purchased an old camp trailer about a year ago and have been working on it since then. There are many things to think about even when it might appear to be in ‘good’ condition. Take a look at what’s happened so far. Most of the tasks done reflect little or no apparent change to […]
Every homestead needs to know they have a reliable fuel source available at all times. We’re no different, and when the opportunity for another fuel tank came up we jumped on it. There was no telling how old it was and what the owner would want for it. Read about our journey to barter for […]
Memories of my summers in Naples, Florida at my Grandmother’s house come flooding back every time we eat outside on our new fabric weaved bamboo furniture set. Headed for the garbage, I rescued this bamboo veranda furniture, cleaned it up, and gave it a much needed make over. The set is functional, beautiful, and was […]
Once in a while, every homesteader comes across the score of a lifetime. In this case, it’s an antique cast iron wood stove, perfect for The Sustainable Couple’s urban homestead. Check out this photo tutorial for a step-by-step guide on refinishing and restoring a cast iron wood stove, to be installed in a garage.