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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Essential Homesteading Tools From Kitchen To Field

As most of you know, we live 100% off-grid with solar power.  Our mindset may be a bit more frugal than the average Joe, BUT we feel there are definitely essentials necessary for homesteading and off-grid living. We live very traditionally by choice and feel that regardless where you live, how you live and how […]