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Helpful tips for living without electricity.

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Learn how to grow more of your own food.

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Canning Recipes to help you put up all your favorite foods!

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Herbal recipes, essential oils, and old-fashioned remedies for supporting your family's health naturally.

Living with Grandpa and Alzheimer’s

July 7, 2016 – 10:29 pm

Being a full time caregiver to a loved one with Alzheimer’s can be challenging for sure. But there are many blessings to be had as well.

Hot Ash Stove Review and Giveaway!

June 28, 2016 – 8:15 am

Looking for a portable, wood burning stove? Check out my field review of the Hot Ash Stove and see if it might be exactly what you need! Great for camping, off grid cooking, and emergency preparedness.

The Pie Cherry Tree

June 7, 2016 – 9:02 pm

Harvesting cherries from our Montmorency Cherry Tree. These tart little fruits are perfect for canning or making yummy desserts!

Condensed Tomato Soup Canning Recipe

June 3, 2016 – 9:29 am

A simple and delicious condensed tomato soup canning recipe made from fresh ingredients.

Edible Landscaping: Nanking Cherry Bushes

June 2, 2016 – 7:47 am

Nanking Cherry Bushes make a beautiful ornamental shrub or hedge, and are loaded with little edible cherries delicious straight off the bush.

How To Peel Chicken Feet, and Prepare Them To Cook

May 26, 2016 – 2:26 pm

Chicken feet make an excellent addition to soup stock, and are full of rich, nutritious gelatin. If you can get over the yuck factor, they’re totally worth learning how to use!

Saying Goodbye To My Dear Friend

May 24, 2016 – 9:13 am

This past weekend we said our final goodbyes to my beloved friend and mentor, Ms. Addy. Those of you who have followed me from the beginning know that this blog was conceived eight years ago …

Bread Machine Braided Challah Recipe Tutorial

May 19, 2016 – 8:36 am

I can honestly say that to date I have never tasted bread better than this homemade challah recipe I’m going to share with you. I’ve been making this bread for several years now, and it …

Big Changes for Us.

April 26, 2016 – 6:55 am

Hi guys,
I wanted to give a quick update since it has been a while since I’ve posted anything on my blog.
Earlier this month my grandfather was released from the hospital after two weeks of battling …

How To Avoid Getting Dry Hands in the Garden

March 18, 2016 – 9:05 am

Two surefire ways to get dry hands in the garden, and tips on how to avoid suffering from cracked, splitting fingertips.

Milky Spore for Natural Japanese Beetle and June Bug Control

March 14, 2016 – 7:23 am

Japanese Beetles and June Bugs destroying your garden? Here’s a safe and organic way to kill them naturally!

How To Plant Peas and Carrots in a Raised Bed (Video)

March 10, 2016 – 6:47 am

This video cracked me up. The kids and I show you how we plant peas and carrots in our raised garden beds. Enjoy!

How To Use A Percolator To Brew Coffee

March 9, 2016 – 6:57 pm

Learn how to brew a fresh cup of coffee without the need for electricity.

Light and Fluffy Bread Machine Yeast Rolls

March 8, 2016 – 12:11 pm
Light and Fluffy Bread Machine Yeast Rolls

These yeast rolls are so soft and yummy. With the help of a bread machine, they’re a sinch to throw together!

Juicy Herb Roasted Whole Chicken in Two Hours

March 7, 2016 – 9:50 am

This roasted whole chicken recipe takes just minutes to throw together and pop into the oven. Bake for 2 hours and you’ve got a delicious meal!

4 Tried & True Natural Remedies For Pinkeye

March 6, 2016 – 5:00 am

Here are my four favorite tried and true natural remedies to clear up pinkeye fast! Safe for children and adults.