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 […]
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 […]