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HomesteadingSelf-RelianceSimple Living

Top 10 Homesteading Tips

Homesteading is the ultimate expression of individuality and self-sufficiency. You provide for yourself, form a mutually-beneficial relationship with the land, and take direct responsibility for...

Financial FreedomGeographical Independence

Live Rich on Your Travel Points

Did you know that most of the people sitting in first class are paying the same or less for their ticket as those in economy? It’s true, they’re just more savvy about acquiring airline miles...

Financial FreedomSimple LivingTiny Homes

Cut Costs, Increase Skills, and Enjoy Life

You can beat your mortgage debt and save bundles of cash by downsizing your living space. Right now, there’s a big trend toward tiny homes and RV living. By getting yourself a mobile tiny home,

DIY GardeningHomesteading

How to Plant a Kitchen Garden

Food production is an important aspect of self-sufficiency, and certainly an easy place to start reclaiming your independence. Remember, you don’t need a lot of room to start a garden. Herb...

Tiny Homes

How to Plan For Small-Space Living

Choosing to a simple, more affordable life leads to less stress and more rewards. And moving into a tiny home—or at least a smaller space—is a surefire step in the right direction. After all,

Tiny Homes

Clever Storage Strategies for Small-Space Living

Most tiny houses range in size from 100 to 400 square feet. Unless you’ve been living in a budget, studio apartment, this means a big change in living area. But this is your opportunity to take a...

DIY Gardening

Cut Your Garbage Costs by Composting

Composting is an easy way to reduce the amount of household waste you’re disposing and create a free fertilizer for your garden. An estimated 30% of all waste is compostable. That means you can...

Homestead Animals

Six Best Animals to Choose When Raising Livestock

You can greatly enhance your self-sufficient lifestyle by raising livestock in your backyard. Even city dwellers with a small backyard can raise small stock like chickens, rabbits, and goats...


Be Self-Sufficient When the Water Runs Out

It’s estimated that in just 15 years half of the world’s population will be living in areas where there’s not enough clean water to go around. That’s reason enough to start thinking about having...

Food StorageHomesteading

Three Easy Ways to Preserve Food Without Refrigeration

The establishment constantly tries to push the idea that you need to buy more stuff...more gadgets, more products, more services. But one of the key steps to becoming an independent,