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.

Our Fight With Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Jaimie Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Squamous Cell Carcinoma is mostly known as a slow growing skin cancer that can usually be treated with positive results. In the form of oral cancer it is more dangerous but if caught early, can still result in a positive outcome. Only about 5-10% of oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma is …

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PAWPAW Fruit From The Ozarks – Taste Test

finding pawpaw fruit

If you ever want to harvest pawpaw fruit the time to remember is mid September in the Ozarks. Our local creek has a pretty good sized pawpaw patch and the fruit was perfect to pick and take home yesterday. So I got about 20 good sized fruit specimens for a …

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They Want Me To Shave My Beard!

Shave My Beard

We get a whole lot of comments on our videos. We do various videos on livestock, chickens, my beard, raccoons and other predators. Here are some of the more interesting coments we’ve gotten on my videos. If you have any interesting comments you would like to share post them below. …

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A Woman And Her Homestead

woman living off grid

Women who live off grid can give an amazing perspective to others who are interested in this lifestyle. How does an off grid homestead woman start her day? Jaimie takes you through her morning and starts a new day! This was a video we recorded back in October and had …

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Simple Trick For Harvesting Blackberries Every Year!

harvesting blackberries

Harvesting blackberries is a favorite summertime activity for many gardeners. The goal with every grower is to get as much healthy produce from your effort as possible each growing season. Growing huge amounts of blackberries can be very simple if you follow the simple trick of snipping off the ends …

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The Illegal Fishing Plant – Mullein

Mullein Fishing Seeds

The common mullein plant grows all over the world. It’s known by many names even in just the English speaking world. The primary reason it’s so famous is because of the plant is highly medicinal. There are just a so many ailments that people claim this plant helps. It’s like …

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Your Farm Or Homestead May Need This

farm fuel

Once you make the move out of urban or suburban America and get some land for your farm or homestead, having your own fuel depot is a good idea. A homestead or farm fuel depot is a great way to organize multiple fuels into an easy to access location. A …

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Bee Removal To Be Illegal In Texas


Bee removal is a common practice for many bee owners. Well, it’s about to become illegal in Texas if an Irving lawmaker has her way. When a local bee keeper gets a call concerning a swarm or hive in a nearby residence or tree, they load up and ride to …

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10 Smokehouse Ideas For Your Backyard

Best Smokehouse Plans

These smokehouse ideas for your backyard (DOWNLOAD PLANS HERE) will open up endless fine dining possibilities for your family. Smoked meat is tradition that goes back thousands of years as a way to preserve a harvest that normally took place each fall, winter and early spring. The saved meat would …

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