Our homestead is in SE Oklahoma. It sets on 40 acres. The other 10 acres belong to my hubby’s brothers (5 acres each) but neither plans on ever living out on their properties so we kind of utilize it all for now. We live in a very rural area and that is exactly how we […]
As homesteaders, we are constantly looking out for more ways to improve our eco-friendliness and self-reliance. When it comes to home improvement, this can often be a challenge. After all, most jobs require a professional, and a lot of the materials that are used are toxic and damaging to the environment, which goes against everything […]
Sustainability is all the rage today, and for good reason! Creating more self-reliance in your life brings more freedom from unfulfilling jobs, stress and debt. Regardless of where you live, you can be more sustainable! Check out these doable “54 Ways to Be More Sustainable”!
Permaculture is a form of agriculture that is meant to be sustainable through the use of systems, perennials, recycling, and using sustainable resources to gain an abundance of yield that you can share with your friends, family and community. The permaculture principles provide the guidelines for designed such an efficient system. Come learn about these […]
Here you will see the chicken tractor as well as why it just doesn’t work for us. We still have chickens so of course we couldn’t just get rid of their home without some form of replacement. Hop on over and see what we came up with once again using the resources we already had […]
Top tips for surviving summer heat – with and without air conditioning.