Category Archives: homesteading

Longevity Gardens – Inspiring Video of a Food Forrest in Phoenix

Keep in mind while watching this video, that this is after only FIVE YEARS OF GROWTH!!!

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Homesteading Blurb: UPS, Trees, and the Importance of Community

Written on Wednesday theĀ 5th Today I walked down to the mail to wait for UPS to come. They will leave packages by the land company sign if I ask them to, but they won’t cross the bridge to get to … Continue reading

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Round-up of Interesting Links

Ancient Egyptian Stories to be Published in English for the First Time!! Cool!! Head Coverings in Roman Tradition Cats in Slavic Mythology Really cool crafty ideas for reusing shutters around the house Man sworn into his city council seat while … Continue reading

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Homesteading Blurb: Baking as a Magical Art

So, earlier this month, we bought a convection oven. We have not had an oven in a really long time. Even before we moved out to woods. The last house I lived at had a stove-top, but the oven was … Continue reading

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Homestead update for the month of JANUARY 2017

HOUSE IMPROVEMENTS We have been getting to know another set of neighbors, who live a little further away. They seem pretty cool. At the beginning of the month, they gave us a camper fridge, since they didn’t need it anymore … Continue reading

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Homesteading Blurb: Woodstove and Cooking Thoughts

Below is a picture of the woodburning stove. I took it with the door open so you can see the fire. The wall behind it is covered with sheet metal for safety (it was actually left over from some of … Continue reading

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December Homestead: HOMESTEADING WITH FRIENDS

Our close friends Sarah* and Ben* have been trying to get the money together to get out here for a while, since the middle of November. They finally got here around the 14h of December or so. We’ve known Ben* … Continue reading

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