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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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10 Over-Winter Cover Crops For Better Spring Soil

Did you know over-wintering cover crops can help your garden produce even more in the Spring? Without a ton of work! As Winter’s knocking on our doors, we’re decorating for Fall and Christmas, putting up the last of our canned goods, and putting our gardens to bed. However, Winter doesn’t have to be a time …

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Ginger and Lemon With Honey for Fighting Colds and Flus

A old home remedy for colds and flus, this ginger and lemon with honey is both delicious AND medicinal! Cold and flu season is here and it seems they are especially bad this year. Kids love sharing (especially germs!), the flu vaccine seems to be hit or miss, and our busy lives leave us little …

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