Are You Really Prepared For Medical Emergencies?

It is really easy to think we are prepared for anything, but are we really? It is important to live without fear as it is a waste of time and precious energy and to focus on being prepared.   You will find great comfort in times of turmoil when you have already rehearsed things in […]

Mutlipurpose Hand Forged Herb Drying Rack

The Mountain Man is always fabricating, creating and manufacturing useful items for our homestead.  Sometimes it is necessary for us to manufacture things to fit our needs, to improve the modern day counterparts and to allow us to do unique and creative things here. Many of these tools will benefit you as well so once we […]

Helping Your Family Deal With Unexpected Illness

We typically write and video things that are happening on the homestead to share and educate our audience.  This is a bit of a different season for us.  Although we still have projects and we are living life, we are also dealing with an unexpected setback and illness.  This season has also brought lessons to […]

Using Alpaca & Wool For Warmth & Survival On The Homestead

There is something to be said about the warmth and comfort of a wool, alpaca and natural fibers, right?  Wool is an amazing God-given resource that repels water, is amazingly warm and extremely durable.  We have a lot of varying wool products on our homestead such as socks, blankets, sweaters, gloves and mittens, pants, skirts, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why We Chose To Live Off-Grid

We live 100% off-grid using solar power.  We started this venture in 2010 when we moved from PA to ID moving to raw untouched land we purchased site unseen and setup our canvas wall tent to which we called home for 8 1/2 months while we built our own home. We both grew up on […]

Our Story ~ The Simple Life ~ Living life by Faith

For those of you that are new to following me, here is our story. We have always been very traditional people. Often times put in our own category. We are the kind of people that see the shiny side of the penny and felt God’s grace to grab our boot straps and trudge on. We […]

Traditional way to warm the heart

Being that we live as traditionally as we do off-grid in the northern Idaho wilderness, we are always trying to utilize items that require no power.  We live in an intentionally frugal fashion conserving even when we don’t have to.  We no longer have a microwave or any tools in the kitchen that require power. […]