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8 SHTF Hand Tools You May Not Have Thought of

If you have been homesteading or prepping for any length of time, you probably have, or have thought about, what you would need if you were off-grid, or if you were in a grid-down scenario. 920 more words

Self Sufficiency

Room for two more? it’s just a couple of kids!

Gosia and I often talk of livestock; what to get and more importantly when to get it and with spring sprung the choice of young stock is at it’s height. 742 more words

Self Sufficiency

Up and running again.....

My laptop blew up a few weeks ago and in true Fig Family style it took us ages to get round to replacing it. However, it’s been well worth the wait as we decided to plump for an Apple Mac. 151 more words


Autumn festival of edibles

I have barely been in the garden this week, leaving the house in the morning and back when it’s dark, picking lettuce for lunches with a head torch like a leafy explorer.  11 more words


Selling Out

The time came for us to get rid of a few chicks.  We packed up eight of them and six bunnies on Saturday and headed to Earthdog in Denver for their monthly chicken swap.   269 more words


Pallet Side City.

We are lucky enough to have just purchased a VW Campervan – it needs a bit of restoration as it is just an empty shell the moment. 396 more words