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.

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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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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