Foraging for Yarrow & Harvest Book Review

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Foraging for Yarrow & Harvest Book Review

Foraging for Yarrow & Harvest Book Review

Books in this house, like so much in our life, are things of pure practicality. Farming manuals, field guides, herbal medicine references they’re all useful and wonderful in their own

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Key Elements of an Off Grid Homestead

Key Elements of an Off Grid Homestead

For a few short weeks there I was really feeling like we had a handle on everything. Then of course the reality of this life we’ve chosen came crashing back

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Huge List of Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Consumption and Waste

Huge List of Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Consumption and Waste

Have you seen that meme that’s like, “try organic food, or as your grandparents called it, “food.”” Well the same concept applies to plastic. Back in the good ole’ days life

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Decorating with Native Evergreens in the South

Decorating with Native Evergreens in the South

Our first Christmas here I noticed it wasn’t just snow missing from our landscape. It hit me how much I had taken for granted being surrounded by spruce and fir

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Celebrating the Solstice: A Holiday Tradition Every Homesteader Should Have

Celebrating the Solstice: A Holiday Tradition Every Homesteader Should Have

There’s a ton of controversy surrounding the holiday season. It’s pretty ridiculous really. People are upset if you say merry Christmas, happy holidays, or nothing at all. You’re a rich consumerist

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Gifts for Homesteaders to Share This Season

Gifts for Homesteaders to Share This Season

Giving homemade gifts is such a struggle, for real. It’s not the making that’s the hard. It’s the feeling like your gifts aren’t well received and trying to come up

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Building the Foundation for an Off Grid Home

Building the Foundation for an Off Grid Home

Beautiful houses aren’t built in a day. That’s what I have to keep reminding myself anyways. Seriously though things are going really well. We just got a third wall up

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Romanticize the Hell Outa Homesteading

Romanticize the Hell Outa Homesteading

In my usual pursuing of homestead blogs I’ve noticed this re-occuring theme. Almost all the blogs I’ve read have at some point mentioned how homesteading isn’t as romantic as it

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26 Easy Ideas to Save You Money in the Kitchen

26 Easy Ideas to Save You Money in the Kitchen

Turn off the burner when cooking rice. When making rice I just bring it to a boil for a couple minutes and then shut off the burner. I let it sit on

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Racing Towards Winter

Racing Towards Winter

  Fall is a sprint. It’s like that bite in the air that we wake up to every morning now speeds everything up. Spring is supposed to be the season

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