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Living Off The Grid

Four of the Best Places in the U.S. To Live Off The Grid

When it comes to finding a place to comfortably live off the grid, there’s several things you should consider. There’s cheap, rural land to be found in almost every U.S. state...

Homesteading

Three Tricks to Get Rid of Flies From Your House

If, like me, you live in an old house with some “personality”, keeping out flies is a full-time job. There’s no end to the cracks and crevices that the little pests manage to crawl through...

RightsizingSimple LivingTiny Homes

How to Build a Log Cabin by Hand

Log cabins are a tried and true American tradition. They’ve been widely used since the days of the pioneers and continue to be a popular option if you want to make your own way in the world...

Financial FreedomFinancial Independence

Four Ways To Make Extra Money On The Side

Sometimes, all it takes to follow your dreams is a little extra cash in your back pocket. Sure, you could cut back, scrimp and save until you have enough…or you could pick up...

Financial FreedomFinancial IndependenceSelf-Reliance

Seven Weird Ways to Make Some Extra Cash

Looking for a few ways to make some extra money? There’s a constant stream of new websites offering to pay you to take surveys...test products...report on your own shopping habits...and more...

Self-Reliance

Five Tips For Selling Goods At A Flea Market

Need some quick cash and don’t have the time to set up an eBay or Amazon store? You can always resort to selling some of your old goods at a flea market. Americans have been...

Financial FreedomFinancial Independence

Five Great U.S. Cities to Retire to in 2017

Cost of living is on the rise, while social security benefits remain unchanged. This can pose a problem for those looking to retire in the near future. Fortunately, there are still plenty of...

Homesteading

Four Items You Can Repurpose For Your Homestead

Recycling doesn’t just mean throwing your plastic and paper products into a bin and hauling it out once a week. Being able to re-use and repurpose disposable items in unique ways is...

Living Off The Grid

Five Electricity-Free Appliances for Living Off the Grid

You can save several hundred dollars a year by using power-free alternatives to your everyday appliances. You’ll find tried and true, traditional methods of cleaning, cooking, heating water...

Urban Homesteading

Four Easy, Edible Plants You Can Grow Indoors

Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean the growing season has to end. You’ll find myriad healthy, nutritious plants that can be grown indoors year-round. If you’ve got the space...