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Month: February 2018

Prepping Is Like Being On A Professional Racing Team…You Have To Do The Right Things To Win!

Prepping Is Like Being On A Professional Racing Team…You Have To Do The Right Things To Win!

We watch a fair amount of NASCAR. I am continually impressed by the amount of strategy, teamwork, and hard work that goes into this sport. The drivers work hard to be in good condition so they can endure the 500-600 laps races. The teams have meetings to figure out what they can do better and how to improve their chances of winning. When it all comes together, victory is sweet. Prepping is or should be like that. As a prepper,…

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The Reality of Selling Eggs From Your Homestead

The Reality of Selling Eggs From Your Homestead

(In December, I wrote an article for the Rootsy Network where I am a guest contributor. I love what they are doing over there! If you are into homesteading, self-reliance, and do-it-yourself, you must check them out!)When I started homesteading, I did not decide to homestead because I wanted to make money. I homesteaded because I wanted to live a simpler life and provide for myself by producing my own food. After trying to unsuccessfully garden for a few years,…

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Yes, You Can Live Without A Clothes Dryer!

Yes, You Can Live Without A Clothes Dryer!

There are some modern conveniences I would not want to live without: running water and a washing machine for starters. There are some modern conveniences that are not really necessary, but they make life easier. I lived without a microwave for over four months until someone took mercy on my children and bought one. I was fine without it. Another appliance I lived without is a clothes dryer. I lived for over two years without a clothes dryer and I…

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