Perseverance

Many of us dive head first into things, but when the going gets tough we don’t have the perseverance to finish! Additionally, sometimes it is hard to sacrifice our time and energy that we hold so dearly, but I am here to tell you that every effort you take, every hour you put in, holding […]

Best Places To Find Homestead & Off-Grid Tools

Yardsaling, flea markets, estate sales, antique and thrift stores, the locations are endless…  As most of you know, I am NOT a shopper, despise being in town more than I need to be BUT I love looking for treasures! This is the perfect time of year to get out and find the things you need […]

The Importance Of Good Men

As we celebrated Father’s Day yesterday, I wanted to share my thoughts about something I feel very strongly about. Today, more than ever with society unleashing so many things as a norm that was once considered offensive, our boys need good men for role models. The role of the man in a house is very […]

Podcast #148: You Need A Budget

June 16th, 2017: In today’s show I discuss the importance of a working budget for your home or homestead.   Without a real good working budget, you really have no solid footing and will always be guessing and getting further in the hole. If you like Mountain Woman Radio you can also Subscribe to me on […]

How To Hand Forge Your Own Steel Flint Striker

Learning new skills and how to do things for ourselves is a HUGE part of our lifestyle.  Another big part of our lifestyle is sharing our knowledge with others.  Today, the Mountain Man takes you into his smithy and shows you how to hand forge your own steel flint striker. For those of you that […]

Do You Need Assistance Getting Your Homestead or Off-Grid Home Setup?

It can be SO overwhelming when you are starting out as a homesteader or off-grider! The rewards are incredibly great when you partake such a life, but it takes a lot of planning and even preparation to embrace such a lifestyle. Instead of allowing yourself and your family to hit overload or even decide this […]

How We Get So Much Done On Our Homestead

Everyone today is running the rat race, filling every waking hour with busy. We embraced our off-grid lifestyle to create our own lifestyle in a crazy mixed up world. We were seeking a freedom and a pace that was to our liking, but when we first embraced our dream we hit the road running and […]

Are You Too Old To Live Off-Grid?

Now some people may be offended by this question, but this is one of the most common questions we receive. Immediately, I am going to say, “By all means, ABSOLUTELY NOT! No one is ever too old to embrace a dream of any kind let alone a dream of living an off-grid lifestyle which can […]

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 […]

My 5 Favorite Canning Resources

Canning and preserving food is one of the most essential survival skills we can have. If the grocery store foods are no longer available we will be left with our knowledge and skill to survive. Many simply shy away from canning because of fear of the unknown, but canning is a very fun, rewarding and […]