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 […]
We traded in our suburban home for 16 acres to build a self-sufficient life. Learn our three biggest strategies for taking REAL ACTION towards building a homestead. See how we took the leap and began changing our mindsets by “opting out” of consumer culture in favor of a lifestyle based on building, making, and doing […]
Making gift bags is so easy, and they eliminate the wasted wrapping paper and boxes we used to throw away. They can be reused year after year, and I think they’re more beautiful that that expensive wrapping paper too!
I have an odd little ritual of cleaning the refrigerator twice per year – in April and November. If you are at all curious as to what this entails, take a look at the process I go through. It might serve as either inspirational or educational as the holiday seasons approach. Keep all those delicious […]
This week we are sharing 5 great reasons to grow your own food, the essence of this blog series. This is the most productive and best way to kick the grocery store to the curb! Gardening may be done where ever your live. If you are living in an apartment plants may be grown in […]
Listeria contamination……..undeclared allergens…… lead contamination….. elevated lead levels….. metal fragments in food…… e. coli in cheese. SIX recalls in the last 11 days. Yes that is SIX, one recall every other day. It seems a little unbelievable but a visit to the FDA Recalls of Foods & Dietary Supplements website will show that the list […]