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Let what you love be what you do. 

“Do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life.”

This cliche has been on my mind quite a bit lately. I decided to sit back and think about WHAT it is I LOVE to do, and how can I turn this into WHAT I do… 788 more words

5 ‘Survival Insurance’ Trees Every Homesteader Should Plant

By Trent Rhode – Off The Grid News

There is an old saying that goes, “The best time to plant a tree is 10 years ago.” This holds especially true for trees that someday may save your life in the event of a crisis or disaster. 147 more words


Are You Making These Steps To Resilience?

By Theresa Crouse – SurvivoPedia

People strive for independence from big government for different reasons. Maybe you’re a “traditional” prepper who is worried about, and preparing for, a future disaster. 222 more words


California (and Other Places) Dreamin'

While I am not one who enjoys maths/math (depending on where you are geographically) and numbers generally “do my head in”, I enjoy hearing a stat or two when others have done the cerebral work and lately the Homestead number-crunchers have been having a field day. 398 more words

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Calendula Tincture

I have always had an interest in herbalism. Over the years I have made healing foods and drinks, natural bath/body and home products, blends for various uses, etc from store bought, Wild harvested and home grown goods. 648 more words

Natural Bug Repellent 

In a group I help run I posted about a natural bug (and arachnid) repellent I was making for our porch and patio today. It was essentially half my essential oils and a stick of cinnamon I soaked in a half and half vinegar/water mix. 339 more words

Dehydrated Water by Deep South Homestead

I’ve been watching homesteading videos for three or four years now, and these guys have taught me so much!  Enjoy Danny’s latest lesson.