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
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
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 was your weekend? We had a busy weekend visiting with friends and just relaxing a little. If you're anything like me, learning how to can intimidated me. Especially, when it came to canning meat. If it is not done correctly, it could be the end game. Maybe, I'm being a little dramatic...or am I? … Continue reading Learn How to Can the Easy Way
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
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
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