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 […]

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 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 […]

Goals vs. Reality – Gardening, Canning, and Building

In my previous post, MORE Was My Catalyst,  you read about how I got started on my journey and the progress made.  Now that I have another year under my belt I still feel like there is so much to do.  Initially, I thought that we’d be able to get everything how we wanted it […]

Trayer Wilderness at Sustainable Preparedness ExpoI am really excited to share some news with you!!  Myself and my Mountain Man will be teaching  two different workshops at the Sustainable Preparedness Expo in Spokane, WA this spring.  Together, we will be sharing our knowledge and the importance of Wilderness Survival and also focusing on how we have chosen to make a living with Living It! Loving It and Making A Living!  As you know we live 100% off-grid with solar power and are homesteading traditionally in northern Idaho and it is our passion and pleasure to help inspire and educate others to embrace a more preparedness and self reliant lifestyle!

Be sure to join us…

You will also be able to check out our handcrafted wares as well as all our survival tools in person at our booth.

Date: May 15, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Event: Sustainable Preparedness Expo
Topic: Wilderness Survival / Homesteading & Off-Grid Means Of Income
Venue: Spokane Valley Fair & Expo Center
Location: 404 N. Havana St
Spokane Valley 99202
USA
Public: Public
More Info: Click here for more information.

Be sure to check out my book: How To Embrace An Off-Grid Lifestyle - http://trayerwilderness.com/how-to-embrace-an-off-grid-lifestyle/

MORE Was My Catalyst

Have you ever thought “There’s got to be more to life?”  Yep, that’s where I was at September 2013.  I was working a full-time job with a minimum two-hour commute daily and an elementary child in before and after school care (known as Latchkey here in our school system).  I was dissatisfied with my job […]

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 […]