Prepping Ideas

3 Must Haves For a Prepper Homestead

Having lived off grid now for almost two years and on this homestead for just over a year, at least 3 things come to mind that I’m so glad we have. Everyone on our homestead has a preparedness mindset and thinks ahead about long term survival. Consequently, we have developed …

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Prepping for an Off Grid Winter

This picture hangs on the wall in my kitchen.  Doesn’t it look quaint and charming?  The reality is that winter can be a difficult time.  We had our first taste of cool weather this last weekend.  I’m reminded that fall is just around the corner and it’s time to think …

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5 Things You Need For Solar Energy!

Our houses don’t use electricity. We have manufactured homes. They were built off-site and assembled on site. That means they are completely wired for electric hookups.  However, at this point, there is nothing hooked up to them. That is fine as far as we are concerned for now. We have …

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Prepping for Baby: Diapers

“What kind of diapers should I get for hand washing while living off grid?”  This was the question that I asked when I walked into a cloth diaper store while pregnant with my second son.  Not a question they get every day!  I was quite an anomaly.  But the ladies …

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