Daily Steps

Preparedness sounds overwhelming but with a plan of just one activity per day, getting there is easy. Get started in the Daily Steps.

Farm & Garden Classifieds

List your abundance, promote your cottage business and buy local through Scarlett’s free farm & garden classifieds.

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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Golden Paste Recipe

Golden Paste Recipe

  Dear Neighbor, I have been talking to so many about Golden Paste that I must add the recipe. The links to organic turmeric and the edible cinnamon are in the recipe. Note: not all cinnamon is of good quality nor recommended for ingestion. Why Golden Paste?...

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#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 have plenty of food. Even so, your...

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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...