Welcome! I'm Marie and I'm so happy you're here. Just Plain LIVING is homesteading. It's simplicity and back-to-basics living. You will definitely find survivalist and prepping posts.
Life doesn't happen in a vacuum! Your faith, food, mindset, and how you run your home are all related.
My goal is to help you live a life that is both sustainable and self-reliant. It really is just plain LIVING!
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You can learn to keep house like a Mennonite – even you certainly are not one – with a dash of humour and a few tips from my Mennonite friends.Read More
Please stop buying pancake mix! The only benefit to it is if you own a pancake mix company, but for the rest of us, it’s a ridiculous waste of money. It doesn’t even save you time!Read More
Tattler reusable lids are an earth-friendly and economical replacement for disposable metal canning lids.Read More
The 21 Quart Presto Pressure Canner has served me well over the years, but I’m no longer recommending it. Here’s what I should have got in the first place.Read More