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12 Unique Ways To Re-Purpose Your Fireplace Wood Ash

Throughout the Winter, and into the Spring, if you have a wood burning fireplace, or a wood stove, you have to clear out the ash to make room for new wood. In this post I’ve collected 12 unique ways you can re-purpose that wood ash. If you’re anything like me, however, you know things on …

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5 Breeds of Chickens That Lay White Eggs

I love having a variety of colors in my backyard chicken eggs, and that means white as well! In this post I’ll cover 5 breeds of chickens that lay white eggs. Traditionally the eggs found in the grocery store were always white. The modern egg producers use hybrid White Leghorns or sex-linked hybrids that lay …

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How to Stay Warm and Lower Your Heat Bill During the Winter

Whether you have electric heat, oil, or use wood, there are things you can do to stay warm AND lower your heat bill. Winter is coming. No really. Luckily, unlike in Game of Thrones, Winter only comes once a year. Living in an off-grid homestead, you begin looking at your resources in a different way. …

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