We “made-do” with a partial kitchen for 11-12 years. This was used for each canning season, holiday, and daily meal. Finally, after such a time, we were able to finish the kitchen. Just those words “finish the kitchen” seem melodious to me. The long time wait makes them ever more appreciated. We did the install […]
An off-grid living adventure for girlie girls, complete with some info from Trayer Wilderness!
We are not “preppers,” but we do believe in being prepared for various circumstances. We were recently trapped at home by a series of avalanches. It was a solid reassurance of our decisions made in living how we do (and maybe even more so.) It was comforting to know we would be just fine due […]
It might sound a little off-kilter, but you read that correctly. Part of living in a traditional way (or a homesteading journey) is food propagation. In order to have high quality, heirloom varieties growing in the garden, now is indeed the time to be ordering seeds. It’s also quite white around here. Click on over […]
Mr. LB let his beard grow for warmth before elk season ~ then decided to keep it a while longer. It was becoming dry and a bit unruly so this is the simple recipe I came up with. His beard is looking much healthier and a little less on the wild side:) It could save […]
Every year, more and more trash is accumulated in our landfills due to our wasteful habits. Many people will only use something once and throw it away. Many people still do not recycle their packaging despite the increasing availability of recycling centers. And many people would rather throw away their old things rather than take […]