A Prepared Home

Being prepared isn’t something that exists in a vacuum. It means being ready for emergencies, expecting the unexpected, and keeping life going when the world is falling apart. And yes, it means knowing how to get the dishes done when there’s no water to run the water pump.

The Classics

Keep House Like a Mennonite

You don’t have to be a Mennonite to learn from these lessons they taught me about keeping house

66+ Ways to Lower Utility Bills

We moved into a drafty 130 year old house and slashed the utility bills. Here’s how.

Sustainable Self Reliant Economy of Homesteading

Homesteading has its own economy based on self reliance and DIY

Make These At Home and Save

A selection of great posts from my homesteading friends