Gardening »

[8 Jun 2014 ]
June 2014: In The Garden

Here’s an update on how my garden is doing so far. I think this has been my best garden year to date! Lots of lessons in what to do and what NOT to do this month.

Frugal Living, Prepping & Politics »

[3 Jun 2014 ]
Special June Package Deal: Thrive Fruit and Lemonade Pack

For a limited time only, grab this delicious Thrive fruit and lemonade pack for a steal. So many flavor possibilities! Offer ends June 30th, 2014.

Raising Kids »

[2 Jun 2014 ]
Sneak Peak At The Pallet Fort

It isn’t finished yet, but here’s how our kids’ pallet play fort is coming along.

Homestead Barn Hop »

[2 Jun 2014 ]
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #161

As always, lots of fun stuff shared this week!

Eating Off The Land, What's Cooking »

[30 May 2014 ]
Wilted Lettuce Salad (Hot Lettuce)

Here’s another GREAT way to use up a bunch of fresh lettuce fast! It’s a new favorite for us.

Eating Off The Land, What's Cooking »

[28 May 2014 ]
Lettuce Soup.

I know. Doesn’t sound very tasty, does it? You’d be surprised at what a few key ingredients can do though! This soup is a great way to quickly use up an abundance of fresh lettuce, and make it into a hearty meal.

Gardening »

[22 May 2014 ]
Garden Pests: Grapevine Moth Caterpillar

I discovered a new garden pest on my grapevines this morning. Here’s what I’ve learned about this pesky caterpillar, and what I’m doing to control it organically.

Homestead Barn Hop »

[19 May 2014 ]
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #160

See what tips homesteaders around the globe have to share this week!

What's Cooking »

[16 May 2014 ]
Sauteed Spinach with Garlic

A super easy and delicious way to use a bunch of fresh spinach straight from the garden.

Home Remedies & Herbs »

[16 May 2014 ]
Making a Healing Plantain Oil

Plantain grows EVERYWHERE, and it’s such a useful medicinal plant. Here’s what I like to do with mine when it’s in all over the yard.

Reviews & Giveaways »

[15 May 2014 ]
The NEW EcoZoom Versa Stove GIVEAWAY!

*This Giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Bruce Bellis!* Here’s your chance to win a new and improved version of my favorite portable off-grid stove- the Zoom Versa!

The Homestead Life »

[13 May 2014 ]
No Time To Be Bored

Here’s an update on a few of the recent happenings around the homestead.