Key Elements of an Off Grid Homestead

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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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16 Vegan Protein Sources that You Can Grow in Your Backyard

16 Vegan Protein Sources that You Can Grow in Your Backyard

One of the criticisms I’ve heard about vegan homesteading is that you just can’t live off vegetables. To be honest I totally get where they’re coming from. I read about

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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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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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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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Crafting Herbal Teas

Crafting Herbal Teas

Welcome autumn! It has finally started to really cool off here and I am so, so, so grateful. In the evenings it has been dipping into the 50s. The perfect

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How We Chose Our Off Grid Homesite

How We Chose Our Off Grid Homesite

We’re going off the grid! Okay don’t get too excited yet, it’ll be awhile. I know in many posts I’ve mentioned our new homesite but now I’m finally going to

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Foraging & Growing Mint

Foraging & Growing Mint

Mint is one of my favorite things to forage because I love everything mint! Honestly it’s more like an addiction. When I’m stressed I crave mint. Thin mints, mint chip

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