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 […]

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 your homestead, show you around a bit and offer some tips […]

Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas

I hope you all got a chance to check out the Homemade Christmas with Melissa K. Norris that I am participating in this year.  I did a post this month on How To Make Melt and Pour Soaps which was part of her series and I was so excited to be able to share. I absolutely […]

How To Make Melt and Pour Soap

I am absolutely blessed to be able to share in A Homemade Christmas with Melissa Norris.  She is a dear friend and we both have passionate hearts to share our knowledge, faith and educate on all that we do. I am sharing my knowledge and story on her site today and I encourage you to […]

What’s Your Threat? Our Threats Are Many, But Our Worries Are None…

What’s Your Threat? What’s the biggest threat to you and your family? Check out some amazing blogs and how they attack their biggest threats to being more prepared and more self-reliant! I was very excited to opt-in with a bunch of my wonderful peers to write about “What’s Your Threat?” and I have to say […]

How to make homemade spikes and nails on the forge

Well the Mountain Man has been busy in his smithy!  Wait till you see all the REALLY cool stuff he’s made.  Some of his new creations will be added to our website store and others will be shared here with his how-to videos. Today’s video below will show you how to make homemade nails or […]

How To Make Homemade Vanilla Extract

In our effort to make everything from scratch I have added a new raw ingredient to my list… Vanilla extract… Learning how to make your own homemade vanilla extract could not be more simple and easy. All you will need is the following: ♥ 3 vanilla beans ♥ 1 cup of vodka ♥ Glass jar with a tight […]

How to make a chicken cone and butcher chickens

Our family tries to do everything we possibly can for ourselves.  We purchased 30 laying hens and ended up with 5 roosters out of the bunch.  We didn’t want all those roosters in the coop so we fattened them up and decided they would do nicely in our freezer.  When it comes to putting meat […]

How to make HE laundry detergent or soap

The day I made the soap was a sunny day and I was ALL out of my laundry detergent.  To most this would not be a concern, but because we are off-grid you learn to utilize all your resources.  Our biggest resource back here in the wilderness is the SUN!! We save a lot of […]