Welcome!

Welcome to the neighborhood! Sit back and grab a cup of coffee and read a few homestead letters I wrote, for you, on how to do a lot, on a little land and be prepared, just in case.

Daily Steps

Preparedness doesn’t need to be overwhelming when broken down into small, daily activities. Get started in the Daily Steps.

What’s New

DIY One Month Supply

DIY One Month Supply

DIY version of a single person, one month, emergency food supply, copying the food list of a well known prepper supply company, but saving $100! See what you need to prepare your family, just in case.
Don’t want to do it yourself? Get pre-made buckets of food, here, too.

Food Preservation

Food Preservation

Dear Neighbor, Now that you have decided to grow some of your food, have you decided how to preserve and store  it? There are three ways to “put up” food: drying, freezing or canning. Freezing is fast, easy and can keep much of your harvest tasting "fresh picked." In...

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A Green Clean

We have a really old house and our kitchen grey water goes into an old timey septic like tank and then right out the side of a hill. This ends up back into my water system to I am concerned what goes into my ground more than others might be.

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Saving Lettuce Seed

Saving Lettuce Seed

Dear Neighbor, I am trying to do something I have never done before in my backyard homesteading endeavor: saving lettuce seeds. I planted enough lettuce this year that I could leave some in the garden for seeding purpose and not eat it. Once the heat struck,  the...

#2 Preparedness Necessity: Food

Dear Neighbor, What’s the first thing you think of when you think of food? For most of us,  it gives us a warm fuzzy feeling. Now think of hunger. Feel a little gloomy, sad and perhaps even frightened? Our nation is blessed to...

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Mini Omelette Cups

Mini Omelette Cups

No reason to go without breakfast. Make ready made, portable mini omelettes that are truly eggceptional.