My Healing Protocol

As I sit here by my wood stove on this crisp 25 degree September morning (Winter is coming fast) I am doing a little bit of celebrating. After 5 days of nearly no sleep, I was finally able to rest! I am currently a little over 8 months out from my surgery and I feel […]

2016 Goals & Weeding: What do they have in common?

There’s no way 2016 objectives and weeding the garden have anything in common.  Maybe not from first glance but really they do.  I’ll get to what that is later on.  First, I want to share with you (because many have asked) our 2016 goals. We set our objectives for the year on New Year’s Day […]

Goals vs. Reality – Gardening, Canning, and Building

In my previous post, MORE Was My Catalyst,  you read about how I got started on my journey and the progress made.  Now that I have another year under my belt I still feel like there is so much to do.  Initially, I thought that we’d be able to get everything how we wanted it […]

Helping Your Family Deal With Unexpected Illness

We typically write and video things that are happening on the homestead to share and educate our audience.  This is a bit of a different season for us.  Although we still have projects and we are living life, we are also dealing with an unexpected setback and illness.  This season has also brought lessons to […]

How To Be A Blessing To Others

Illness, chronic illnesses and disease are extremely tough things to go through.  They are life changers, affecting each person differently physically, emotionally, mentally and even spiritually.  You need to remember that it affects not only the individual, but also their families.  So many people feel alone and that God has given up on them or […]

Mountain Woman Radio

Mountain Woman Radio is available every Wednesday either on our website or iTunes. Mountain Woman Radio is  loaded with inspiration, encouragement and knowledge on self-reliance, preparedness, sustainability, homesteading, off-grid living, wilderness survival, day to day life, autism, traditional and primitive skills, gardening, canning and so much more.  Not to mention, there are guests from all […]

The Prepper’s Complete Book of Disaster Readiness by Jim Cobb (Review/Giveaway)

Prepare Magazine Book Giveaway

My Friend’s over at PREPARE Magazine are running a series of Book Reviews and Giveaways that are sure to help you add to your Preparedness Library.  There will be a giveaway EVERY OTHER week upcoming so continue to stop back and see what the next book that will be available to you! The Prepper’s Complete […]

Trayer Wilderness Off-Grid Homestead Tour With Beyond Off Grid

Homesteading Traditionally Off-Grid Today ~ Preparedness & Survival For Tomorrow

It was a great honor and privilege to be a part of the Beyond Off Grid Summit/Webinars. As you all know, we feel very led to share our knowledge, skills and inspiration in these uncertain times. We decided to give you a tour of our homestead, show you around a bit and offer some tips […]

Grieving A Loss

It is a fact of life, we are made from dirt and we will return to dirt. We were born and are destined to die at the time God has planned for us. “All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again.”  Ecclesiastes 3:20 KJV As a Christian, […]