Winter is Coming and Homestead Life

Hello friends, hope everyone is doing excellent. In this blog, I'm going to go over what we have been up to over the last month. Our main concern is getting prepared for winter and the onslaught of snow. Stu has been working a top secret project, I can't tell you what it is yet. I … Continue reading Winter is Coming and Homestead Life

Getting Things Done

How's everyone doing? I'm so sorry for not posting more often, or consistent. I've been trying to find that happy medium between working, homestead projects, YouTube, and my blog. The mornings that my hubby wakes up before any other creature, is when I feel most inspired...weird. The hubby is working part time now, and I … Continue reading Getting Things Done

Raising Chicks Off Grid Without Electricity

When we lived on the grid, raising chicks was easy. Simply set up their brooder, food, water, and plug in the heat lamp. Easy right? Now that we're off the grid, we have to think of different ways to accomplish these "easy" things. We have a small solar system, and are always mindful of how … Continue reading Raising Chicks Off Grid Without Electricity

How Much Water Do You Have?

Hi there, me again. Well, Toni suckered me into doing another blog. Well, not really suckered but bribed me with Frozen Goodness, as some of you would say ice cream, and probably Starbucks. If you haven't guessed by now, yup it's Stuart. For over a year we have had to guess how much water we … Continue reading How Much Water Do You Have?

How to Make Kombucha and the Benefits

How is everyone doing today? How would you like to talk about kombucha? YUM! A refreshing, cold kombucha on a hot day, and you can make it yourself! AND it's healthy! Sounds like a win win to me. Although, I have not made any this year, I plan on it next year. In fact, last … Continue reading How to Make Kombucha and the Benefits

The Murphy Saga Continues

How is everyone doing today? Hope you're having an awesome weekend! In our blog titled "Bad News on the Homestead", we told you about the streak of Murphy luck that we have had. Well......the saga continues after doing that blog. Murphy has not left us and keeps derailing us from moving forward with projects that … Continue reading The Murphy Saga Continues

How to Forage for St John’s Wort and Make an Infusion

Since moving off grid, I have been wanting to learn all I can about herbal remedies, and medicinal plants that grow right here on our mountain. There is a lot on this mountain! My memory is not the greatest anymore, and I think I make it worse by getting frustrated when I don't remember. Is … Continue reading How to Forage for St John’s Wort and Make an Infusion

How to Make Colloidal Silver with a Homemade Generator

We put this video out on how to make colloidal silver with a homemade generator in March 2019, not sure why we did not blog about it. This video still gets watch time and is one of our most popular videos. So, let's talk about colloidal silver. https://youtu.be/TuyYiaRUwUo We always try to treat naturally before … Continue reading How to Make Colloidal Silver with a Homemade Generator

Update From the Top of the Mountain…Almost

Good morning and happy Saturday! The last post was about the stream of bad luck that we have had. We are still getting visits from Murphy, but we'll touch on this in a later post. Today, I want to give you an update on our homestead and the progress so far, or you can enjoy … Continue reading Update From the Top of the Mountain…Almost