Monthly Archives: January 2013

BPA free means we are safe right?

Not so much… Thanks to Rockin the Green Life for spreading the news.

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Belts for Carrying a Holster

As most people who wear a holster know, regular every day belts from the clothing store don’t cut it when you are carrying.  I started out wearing my belts that I had gotten at Kohl’s or similar stores and wondered … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Such and Such Farm:
Baking bread has quickly become one of my weekend rituals. Wake up, make coffee, check on the chickens, feed the dog and start making bread. I love it because I love to cook/bake,…

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Quick and Easy Alfredo Sauce

This is another recipe my wife found when we didn’t have a jar of Alfredo sauce that we thought was in the pantry.  It tastes great.  The recipe calls for: 1/2 cup butter 8 ounces cream cheese 2 tsp garlic powder 2 … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Alaska Homesteader’s Handbook

I was sent The Alaska Homesteader’s Handbook – Independent Living on the Last Frontier, written by Tricia Brown and Nancy Yates by the book’s publisher.  I was very excited to read this book as any time I can learn more … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Eudaimonia:
Intro Every time there is a mass shooting a debate springs up about gun control. Like any loss we feel personally, it is an emotional reaction to take action to prevent such atrocities from happening again.…

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Transitional Homestead

My wife and I have made the decision to move sooner rather than later.  We love our house, but it is bigger than we need, and we would like to have more financial flexibility.  Personally I am looking forward to … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Venison Stew

If you think you don’t like venison, then you need to try this recipe.  The meat is so tender and flavorful, my mouth is watering just thinking about it(unfortunately I didn’t get a deer this year).  This is a great … Continue reading

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Baby Sign Language

I am not sure how we got started with using sign language with our children, but we have used it will all of them, currently with our baby.  We have bought several signing books, one of which is Baby Sign … Continue reading

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Home Made Ranch Dressing

My wife has made this several times when we have been out of ranch dressing, and I like it better than store bought.  She normally halves the recipe because it makes so much.  Let me know what you think. 2 … Continue reading

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