Basic Guidelines for Acquiring Food

Basic Guidelines for Acquiring Food

One thing that has changed in our journey to real food is how we shop. In many ways we completely relearned this shopping skill. This was not something that happened overnight and in some ways it wasn’t completely an easy task. Before we could relearn our...

He Was a Happy Rooster

One thing that is important to me in our Real Food is endeavor being aware of where our food is coming from. We hope some day in the future to be able to consume most of our food from local sources. But like everything, it takes time to make that happen. It has been...
My Christmas Present to Myself

My Christmas Present to Myself

I’ve been sharing for the last year plus about my menopause journey. I’ll tell you, this is a journey that has not been too terribly fun. It’s a lot like being stuck on a roller coaster. You can’t get off and it just keeps going through the...
Off-Grid Living December 2016

Off-Grid Living December 2016

The word for December was cold! We had very few days above freezing and several below zero. One morning a neighbor told me their temperature gauge read negative 34. Friends, that is chilly. The icicles hanging from the roof were amazing.  Unfortunately it also...
Permaculture: Designing with Zones

Permaculture: Designing with Zones

Something that we’ve been learning about in the Permaculture Design Course that Joe and I have been taking is designing with zones and zonal placement. Zoning is about placement. The zones are numbered from 1 to 5 with 1 being the zone surrounding the house and...
Cabin Building

Cabin Building

Hello! The last few months have been terribly busy with our personal lives and my work schedule. It’s become even busier the past few weeks when my daughter and her fiance changed their wedding date from June of 2015 to Thanksgiving weekend of this year. 🙂...

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