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Month: August 2018

Start Saving Money By Having A Poverty Mindset! Learn 25 Ways to Extreme Living and Saving!

Start Saving Money By Having A Poverty Mindset! Learn 25 Ways to Extreme Living and Saving!

We all want to save money, but sometimes we just don’t know how to save more money than we already are. We don’t want to take the next step in frugal living because we know that we will be looked upon as crazy. However, sometimes you need to save an extreme amount of money in a very short period of time. You might be suddenly faced with only having half of your normal income. You might find yourself with a…

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You Have Lessons To Learn From Those That Survived The Great Depression

You Have Lessons To Learn From Those That Survived The Great Depression

The Great Depression was an era in American History that people who lived through it would remember indefinitely. They remember how hard the times were, the poverty most people suffered, and just life in general at the time. For most people who remember living through this time, the lessons stuck with them for the rest of their life.For those who experienced the worst of The Great Depression, they never forgot. They do not or did not like talking about life…

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The Prepper’s Yearbook is available for sale!

The Prepper’s Yearbook is available for sale!

(Updated 11/5/2021 with new links) The Prepper’s Yearbook is available for sale!This is a dream for me as it is the first book I have ever written! I wanted to make prepping as simple as possible for you! As the title suggests, this book will give you five tasks every month to help you be more prepared. You will be able to download this book and print it off to make it easier for you to keep track of your…

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This Kind of Life Is Not Cute or Kitschy…It’s A Lot of Work

This Kind of Life Is Not Cute or Kitschy…It’s A Lot of Work

This weekend has been busy. I am getting ready to post several pictures on Instagram about what I got done this week and I am still struck by how much work gets done around here every weekend. What strikes me, even more, is how much work there is to do everyday and weekend.I choose this life. I wasn’t delusional about what it would entail. Being a prepper is work. Being a homesteader is work. Being self-reliant is work. Being frugal…

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The Best Way To Freeze Zucchini (And What To Do With It Afterwards!)

The Best Way To Freeze Zucchini (And What To Do With It Afterwards!)

Zucchini is one of those rare garden plants. Almost anyone can grow it! Zucchini is also (normally) very prolific meaning that it will produce very well for weeks if not months. We love here at Living Life in Rural Iowa so I like to put it up for use in the winter.You can use zucchini in place of cucumber in relishes and pickles to preserve and use up the bounty. We like to eat it straight from the garden on…

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