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DIY GardeningHomesteading

Find Your Own Piece Of Gardening Heaven

The average person spends $2,641 per year on food. Growing your own fruit, vegetables, and herbs is literally putting money in your pocket...and health back in your bones...

DIY GardeningHealth and WellbeingSelf-Reliance

Check Out Home Remedies For Your Medical Care

As you've probably heard me say before, my own physician told me that our medical system is the third leading cause of death in America...

DIYHomesteadingSelf-Sufficiency

Reclaim The Pleasure Of Woodworking In Your Own Shed

Every time I work with wood I am reminded of my good friend Lonnie. He was the most capable woodsman I've ever known. He grew up in a small log cabin in the Blue Ridge...

HomesteadingSelf-Reliance

Spend More Time Outdoors Doing What You Love

Every week on my farm I try to find an activity to do with my children that saves us all money...and that is enjoyable. It usually means turning off the TV and the computer, putting down...

DIY GardeningHomesteadingLivestock

Save Time And Money By Trading In Your Lawn Mower

Looking at the space around my house where grass grows – what other people call a lawn – I see a place to produce food.For many years, I've given up lawn mowers and...

DIYSelf-Reliance

Enjoy The Satisfaction Of Carrying Out Your Own Car Maintenance

One of the surefire ways to extend the life of your vehicle is to change the oil on a regular basis, and one of the best ways to save money is to do it yourself...

HomesteadingSimple Living

Savor The Authentic Taste Of Home Brewing

After a long — but rewarding — day spent tending your vegetable garden, feeding the chickens, and maybe fishing in the river, you're ready for a well-prepared supper that showcases your...

Homesteading

Five Best Cow Breeds for Self- Sufficient Living

A productive cow can be the heart of a self-sufficient homestead. But not all cattle are created equally. After working on dairies in a variety of climates – and after milking my cows for...

Self-Reliance

When is Flu Season?

The end of the year brings more than just pumpkins, turkeys, and Christmas trees. Tis’ the season of the flu, too. What a drag! But it doesn’t have to be...