There is typically a rhythm to the tasks of running a home/homestead. This year has been a little out of kilter. We are getting it done, but Wowza! all at once. If you feel like you are the only one trying to keep up with several big projects at once, hop on over and see […]
Have you been dreaming of living more self-sufficient? Maybe your dream is to leave the rat-race behind and learn how to be more responsible for your own the well-being? If so, I am here to tell you it is possible to achieve your dreams! There’s no particular guide I can give you to become more […]
Now that we have found our new property, it’s time to clear the road, pick the homestead spot and lay out where the house, gardens and orchard will be located. Here is how we set about doing that plus tips on utilizing the natural resources on the property.
After a great deal of research, I discuss what I’ve learned about refrigeration and battery choices for the off-grid community.
The last 17 years have been spent alone on a remote wilderness lake in northern Saskatchewan. The previous 20 years were spent homesteading in Maine. Join us as we make one last stand. A homestead on the Nova Scotia coast. We will again start from scratch and we will take the reader along with us […]
We explain some of the design considerations we take into account when designing a new home’s floor plan. Efficient use of space is a paramount consideration and we offer our thoughts on the subject. This is part 2 of 2.