Living Lower on the Grid

Living Lower on the Grid

Living off the grid is the dream of many people in the U.S. I can tell you that I have thought about it many times. Imagine not having to pay a dime for electricity, water, or heat. Sounds great, right? But it’s not entirely true… while you would not have...
Living Off the Land: Feeding The Family

Living Off the Land: Feeding The Family

You don’t necessarily have to be a hunter-gatherer to live off the land, but if you want to know where your food comes from and what you are eating, you should consider some form of self-sufficiency.   Food labels can be misleading In the last few years there...
Unique Ways to Homestead

Unique Ways to Homestead

A key part of modern homesteading is to do everything you can to live independently.  While many people quickly grasp the idea of growing their own food, home-schooling kids, or doing basic sewing, there are a number of other ways you can reduce your need for outside...

The Weekend Homesteader Giveaway

Not too long ago, you had a chance to check out a new book with me called The Weekend Homesteader by Anna Hess. And today, I’m back with not only a great interview from the author, who is going to share some of her homesteading tips with us…but at the end...