In this homestead-in-progress update, we get ready add two off-grid measures to our current, temporary living space–waste management, and heat! Though we haven’t yet built our sustainable home, we’re going to do everything we can in our current trailer to get it in better shape, off-the-grid as much as possible, and learning everything we can […]
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.
Did you know there are a lot of items people throw in the garbage that can serve more than their original, intended purpose? A lot of food scraps, packaging and old or damaged items can have a new life, if you just think outside of the box! In this article, I talk all about some […]
Spring is the season of hope and growth. You begin dreaming of the beautiful blooms that are to come. You start to see those first signs of green after a long winter. During the first few weeks of spring, there are measures you can take to encourage a successful gardening season. March is the month […]
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 […]