Zachary Bauer

Zachary lives with his wife, two sons and his wife's parents on An American Homestead deep in the mountains of the American Ozarks. They all moved there together in July of 2013 where they began to build the homestead. They are off-grid with the exception of a phone line.

Rifles For Sale In Fort Smith

PICK UP ONLY! ITEMS WILL BE MARKED SOLD IF THEY ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE – ONLY RESIDENTS OF ARKANSAS These rifles are from a personal collection of a friend who lives in Fort Smith. An elderly widow contacted me about helping her sell her father’s rifles and some guns that …

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I Deleted 140,000+ Facebook Followers!

Deleted Facebook Followers

Once upon a time, participation in Facebook was good for business. And in many cases it still is good for business as long as you’re approved by the pink haired nose ringed Karens sitting behind computers at the FB headquarters. Holistic practices, homeschool curriculum retailers, firearm retailers and even homesteaders …

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Don’t Take Away My Coffee!

Green Bean Coffee Storage

One of the most important reasons why so many people are looking to live and work on a homestead is because of the preparedness aspect. Take a look around you and ask yourself if the world REALLY got bad, what could you not live without? What about certain foods and …

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When Your Pressure Canner Breaks!

Broken Pressure Canner

What will you do if your pressure canner breaks? Does the brand you have even allow you to switch out parts when they wear down and break? It’s very important that you can work on and maintain such an important tool in your food preservation strategy. So today we are …

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Facebook Meme Review

facebook meme review

We have this weeks hottest facebook memes and some of them of course are homestead related. But the way any particular meme works its way into the review is that it has to make me laugh. So check out the video and see what made me laugh this week.

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Trout Fishing At Rockbridge, Missouri

Rockbridge Missouri

Trout fishing at Rockbridge, Missouri has been an Ozark activity that I have loved doing since I was a young man. And today I enjoy taking my family there and pulling some nice sized fish out of their private stream. They will process the fish, fillet and then freeze them …

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The Cost Of Operating An Illegal Wood Stove

Owning a wood stove in America is more and more becoming a thing of the past. Nanny state politicians and un-elected bureaucrats have decided for everyone else what is safe and what is not safe. But in the more less populated areas of the country, freedom still exists and people …

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Single Dad Teaches Homeschool Math

home school multiplication tables

Multiplication tables memorization and math in general can instill fear in many home school parents. And I totally get it because I was not a good math student all throughout high school and college. I hated math and went to great lengths to only do the bare minimum in order …

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How You Become MEME Gold Overnight – Saint Louis Lawyers


Mark and Patricia McCloskey, residents of the Central West End neighborhood in Saint Louis repel trespassers with firearms. And overnight they have become the new vein for Meme Gold miners everywhere. Homesteading in a rural low population area has the major benefit of avoiding finding ourselves in some uncontrollable mob …

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My OMAD Journey and Losing 50 Pounds

OMAD testimony

It was my wife that got me started on OMAD. I thought it was just another crazy weight loss program that she would eventually get frustrated with and give up on. I think most people give up on weight loss programs because they don’t have the will power to keep …

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