Lost On Hope Island: The Amazing Tale Of The Little Goat Midwives

Lost On Hope Island by Patricia Harmon is geared for middle-grade children, but if you have a homesteaders heart or a preparedness mindset you will greatly enjoy this book as well!  This would also make a great family read-a-loud book that teaches great lessons and touches on the important topics of birth, death, racial diversity, […]

A Physical & Digital Library On The Homestead

I absolutely LOVE to read and I equally LOVE to learn as much as I can.  There are many ways to gain knowledge this day in age.  Having a homestead library is important and I never thought I would be able to convert to reading off a machine such as my iPad or a Kindle. […]

Trayer Wilderness 2016 Gift Giving Guide

    Welcome to the Trayer Wilderness 2016 Gift Giving Guide! This has been quite the year for us. We have been referring to this year as a “Character & Faith Building Year”. We had such a whirlwind of events and valleys to walk through, but as we progressed through the year there were so […]

For Sale – 5 Acres Off-Grid Solar Homestead

Our 5 acre off-grid homestead in northern Idaho has been a labor of love. From purchasing the raw wilderness land site unseen, traveling 2,500 miles to setup camp and begin turning this rough patch into what we call home. Due to unforeseen circumstances with my health last year and the insurance company not covering my […]

For Sale – 53 Acres Of Raw Wilderness Land With River Frontage

Are you looking to relocate and build your hunting camp or off grid homestead? This is the perfect property for you! Let me just say VIEW VIEW VIEW… This 53 acre parcel has one whole side of river frontage along the St. Maries River. It is equipped with what we call the Million Dollar View! […]

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 […]

2016 Goals & Weeding: What do they have in common?

There’s no way 2016 objectives and weeding the garden have anything in common.  Maybe not from first glance but really they do.  I’ll get to what that is later on.  First, I want to share with you (because many have asked) our 2016 goals. We set our objectives for the year on New Year’s Day […]

The Destructive, Silent Killer: Silicone Poisoning

Breast Implants, Stomach Belts, Silicone Mesh, Silicone Medical Ports

As many of you know, I am recovering from major surgery right now.   My surgery was on January 29, 2016 and for the next year to year and a half I will be detoxing and doing special treatments to regain my health.  There are many women who were not so lucky! Some of you […]

Podcast #141: Eric Walrabenstein Waging Inner Peace

August 17th, 2016: In today’s show, I had the privilege to enjoy a wonderful conversation with Eric Walrabenstein, veteran, coach and author of Waging Inner Peace. Today’s show is dedicated to all our veterans – past, current, future and fallen!  God bless you and your families for your dedication to our country and for all your […]