What Does It Really Mean To Live Off-Grid

There is a lot of confusion as to what it really means to live Off The Grid. So many people I spoke to in the beginning of our journey would apologize to me when I said that I lived off-grid. Honestly, that really surprised me and it took me a little to figure out how […]

Sun Baked Wild Turkey

Wow! Are we ever crazy busy trying to finish our home so we can sell it and we are also preparing to build a new tiny home all before winter! Yikes – what a rush and wild ride!  We are attempting to do 6 months worth of work in 2! I have been educating and sharing […]

Taking On The Impossible And…

Choosing To Be #UNSTOPPABLE

Sometimes in life, we need to “Take On The Impossible”, or at least that is how it feels, but remember in EVERY situation we have choices and we are CHOOSING to be #UNSTOPPABLE! We’ve decided this year we are going to be totally transparent in our situation in an effort to help others. We are […]

One Quarter Can Save You Hundreds

Simple Easy Preparedness Tip Everyone Should Know When The Power Goes Out

Simple Easy Preparedness Tip Everyone Should Know When The Power Goes Out How often do you lose grid power? I know it happens often around here and we are thankful to be unaffected by grid power loss because we are utilizing solar power on our homestead, BUT this particular circumstance could also affect us… Have […]

Saving Money And Winning With Money: Essentials For A Clean Life

Last time I covered many ways to save money when it came to food. Only I forgot to mention another way you can save! So, I’ll share that now and then get into other ways to save money on non-food related items. I lump this in with couponing because, again, I don’t have many instances […]

Free Bread Baking 101 Course!

If you’re afraid to get started with baking bread or struggle with getting a good loaf of bread then this course will help you. You’ll learn common terms and tips and tricks. I also touch on ways to be able to eat bread on a Paleo and Ketogenic diet! Bet you didn’t even know that […]

How To Keep Homesteading Through Hard Times

Lessons I’ve Learned Through a Decade of Living Rural

Have you had second thoughts on whether to keep homesteading or not? Maybe you’ve felt like quitting during difficult moments? I certainly have. In the past 10 years of living rural and homesteading on my own with my husband and two children, I’ve had those moments, too. And I’m not ashamed to share them with […]

Slow Starts & Peaceful Mornings

I am sitting here in my robe by the fire, with my coffee and felt compelled to share my thoughts this morning. There is something so precious and peaceful about a slowly started and peaceful morning. Can you relate to this? I hope so, but my fear is that the majority of the population today […]

Saving And Winning With Money: Food

Several years ago, I was working full-time in a corporate environment with a two-hour daily drive. To say it was draining is an understatement. My husband and I had several discussions about me quitting work and becoming a one-income family. The plan was for me to do some virtual assistant work but not to count […]

Modern Homesteading and Mental Health

How Training Your Brain Can Give You a Big Boost on Your Journey to Self-Reliance

Being self-reliant means many things to many people. Usually, a self-reliant lifestyle is associated with some degree of homesteading, living off the land-perhaps even off the grid and providing for yourself and your family with nothing but the skill and strength of your own two hands. It means being prepared to survive and care for […]