How We Preserve Food

How We Preserve Food

Here in the wilderness, food preservation is on the top of the list. As most of you know, we live off-grid with 100% solar in the northern Idaho wilderness.  We utilize age old techniques and traditions in all we do and preserving our food for our pantry and canning shelves is no different.   We […]

Trayer Fire Tool

Trayer Fire Tool

Let me introduce you to our NEW tool that the Mountain Man along with our good friend Jamie Burleigh of,  and of Pathfinder TV designed. Here is a review of our product: Trayer Fire Tool Another multipurpose fire tool by the Mountain Man, Glen Trayer, but this time two heads were better than one when Jamie […]

Attainable Sustainable

Podcast #65 Interview with Kris Bordessa of

Podcast: Play in new window | Download August 27th, 2014: In today’s show I had the privilege to interview Kris Bordessa of  She is homesteading in Hawaii and lives a frugal and sustainable life. You can also find her at: Facebook: Kris Bordessa’s Books: Off The Shelf Tools for Ancient Greeks, Great Medieval Projects You […]

Simple Life Sunday Blog Hop

Simple Life Sunday #32 Featuring Faith’s Story From Chronic Nausea and IBS, to Complete Health an SCD Diet Success Story

Thanks so much for joining me for Simple Life Sunday.  Grab your cup of tea or coffee and sit down with me and join me while I look through all the wonderful posts everyone has shared! Before you leave be sure to share one of your favorite posts. I’d like to thank Kristi from […]

novella carpenter

Podcast #64 Interview with Novella Carpenter

Podcast: Play in new window | Download August 20th, 2014:  In today’s show I had the privilege to interview Novella Carpenter of and multiple author. Gone Feral Farm City:  The Education of an Urban Farmer The Essential Urban Farmer     Paid Endorsement Disclosure: In order for me to support my time spent blogging and educating, I may […]

Preserving the Bounty Graphic

Preserving The Bounty (Giveaway)

  Many of us in the homestead,natural life style and prepper blogging communities are well versed in the methods used to preserve fresh food. In fact we are so passionate about eating fresh food all year long that we want to help others learn to preserve food too. A group of us got together to […]

Leon Pantenburg

Podcast #63 Interview with Leon Pantenburg

Podcast: Play in new window | Download August 13th, 2014: In today’s show I had the privilege to interview Leon Pantenburg of  Leon is a wealth of information on both urban and wilderness survival.  He is a master dutch oven cook and his website is a wealth of information.       Paid Endorsement Disclosure: In order for […]