Most of you have seen our little Jotul woodstove. It barely comes to my knees and is in our kitchen/ sitting area. I love it. It’s adorable and puts off a lot of heat for as tiny as it is. But with the layout of our house, the heat from this little stove doesn’t really […]
When I think of the quintessential homestead tool, I think of a wood burning stove. A homestead house is just not complete without a fire blazing in the wood stove on cold winter nights. Transitioning to heating with wood is a wonderful place to start when learning to be self-sufficient. But nothing says homesteading like […]
How to choose and use a woodstove that will be useful to you both to heat your home and for cooking most of your meals through winter.
A lot of us homesteaders heat our homes with wood. If you use a woodstove everyday, all day like we do then you need to be aware of how to prevent a chimney fire. Here are five tips we use to prevent a chimney fire