Raising and caring for homestead animals is such a joy, but the thought of ending the lives of animals we love can be very difficult. Is it really necessary to butcher your own homestead animals to provide meat for your family? Kevin and Sarah answer questions about the necessity of processing your homestead animals while […]
Many of our kitchens these days depend on the grid. But what if the grid went down tomorrow? Would your kitchen be able to handle the consumption needs of your family? Think about basic tasks such as preserving and preparing. Do you already have everything on this list, or is there something you’re missing? What […]
Ever wish you could do all your sewing, embroidery, applique, smocking, and heirloom sewing on one machine? You can. A thorough review of this super quiet Brother SE1800 Sewing & Embroidery machine. What else would could you want in a machine?
You don’t have to go off-grid and live in the middle of nowhere to be a self sufficient homesteader at heart. There are so many things you can do even in an inner city apartment. Below is a list of 10 skills that you can pick and choose from to start working on to become […]
It seems these days, no matter how off the grid or self-sufficient you are, you still need money. While the hubby and I still have full time jobs, we dream of the day that we will be more self-sufficient and be able to work for ourselves only. As a start, we do what we can […]
So what does it really mean? Be a Producer not a Consumer? For us it means keeping life as simple as possible. It means living as close to the land and being as self-sufficient as we possibly can. It means knowing what we do today is building the foundation for our future, tomorrow. How did […]