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 […]

The Best Ways To Serve Your Spouse

Not Just On Valentine's Day, But EVERY Day!

Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that I find people either LOVE it, HATE it or find it to be “Just Another Day”. Everyone goes crazy to show their love for that special someone or for their family. Don’t get me wrong, it is a good day to celebrate the love you have for […]

7 Tips For Keeping Yourself Better Organized

Some people are born organized and others not so much! I feel blessed to have the talent of organization! I would truly be lost without it! Although a good bit of it came naturally, I feel I had to fine tune it and work at it. In sharing that, I would like to think many […]

Homemade Bath Salt Recipe

I have done more soaking over the last two years than I have my entire life!  Mind you, I am not complaining, even though my soaks were part of my healing regimen, what a relaxing addition to my life! It is important that we take time for ourselves, nurture our bodies and be good to […]