Property Herbal – Name That Plant!

One of my readers suggested I post images of the various plants I have around my property to see if I can gain help with identifying anything useful, or worth propagating. I know there isn’t much in food plants, but I have already identified a couple of plants with medicinal uses. I think I know what a few of these are, but would love corroboration. Continue reading “Property Herbal – Name That Plant!”

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Building Our Homestead – To Do List

It’s hard sometimes to keep perspective on all the things that need doing on/for the homestead. This post is strictly an outline of what needs to be done to complete our homestead project. It is a work in progress so please feel free to offer up any advice or fill in any gaps in the comments below. Keep in mind, money and time are both limited. We are working on this project only a few weekends a year during the summer. Continue reading “Building Our Homestead – To Do List”

Paleo Spiced Nuts in the Oven

So I talked on another post about how my husband tries to take food with him over the road (On the Road Trucker Food) and one of my readers suggested making some spiced nuts. I was inspired by this idea, so before he left for his next trip I made some. Boy were they good! Continue reading “Paleo Spiced Nuts in the Oven”

Reasons to Prep: What an “Average Day” Is REALLY Like When the SHTF – The Organic Prepper

Below is a link to and excerpts from an interview with Selco, a Bosnian, who survived a year behind a war blockade. They had no government services, no supplies were brought it, no food, no water, no electricity. Money was worthless. Continue reading “Reasons to Prep: What an “Average Day” Is REALLY Like When the SHTF – The Organic Prepper”

Paleo Ice Cream

I am an ice cream-aholic. In fact I could ALMOST say that my uncontrollable craving for ice cream contributed the most to my weight problems. I could eat an entire container in a matter of days. My husband and I laugh at that Tupperware container designed to keep your ice cream from getting frost bite… Like that would EVER happen in our house!

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2017 Cancer Challenge from Sweet Potato 3

I have been so busy lately finishing up several baby blankets and an afghan for my adult son (long time in coming).

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Since I have been doing so much searching, ogling, perusing of many wonderful patterns and pattern bloggers online, I came across this post from Sweet Potato 3.
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Storage Run

Headed to the property to make our first true “Storage Run”.

Since we started prepping, even before we thought seriously about purchasing property, we have been putting things aside in case of a “rainy day”. Things we might need if for some reason we couldn’t purchase these items anymore, be it a loss of income for some reason, or true collapse. Or what if we just needed extras in case a disaster came and we needed to share with our neighbors.
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Property Update 6/17/17 – Let there be light…

FINALLY!! Got back up to the property over the weekend. We were hoping the well guy could come out to view the property while we were there, but he is booked through the month. So we wait.

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