Category Archives: life

Guest Post: Eating Healthy on Food Stamps/$200 a Month

This post was written by my brother, a little over a year and a half ago (when we were still living in Indiana), and posted to the Reddit Eat Cheap and Healthy subreddit (forum). The thread is here, if you want … Continue reading

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Homesteading: Confronting Death

About month ago, we killed and ate our rooster. (I’ve  been behind on my blogging, there has been a lot of work to do) This was the first time we have actually slaughtered an animal. Of course, this is a … Continue reading

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

Written on Wednesday the 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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March GMC: Hermes of the Homeless

A few lines in the last poem sent me on a tangent, and I liked it but it didn’t fit within that particular praise-poem. So I split it into two separate hymns. This is the second, Hermes of the Homeless. … 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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Round-up of Interesting Links

Well friends, I’m sorry that I have been out of commission for a while. Missouri has had an epidemic of the flu going around, and pretty much everybody has been sick. Alex and I both had fevers of 102 degrees … 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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