cob house
By Ashley
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Jan 12th, 2018
Cob is one of the oldest forms of building materials. This is the combination of earth and straw. The oldest structure still...
pennies from heaven
By Travis Birch
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Jan 8th, 2018
By Travis Birch We own an undisclosed amount of property in an off the beaten path area about five hours from our...
walking stick
By Travis Birch
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Jan 1st, 2018
By Travis Birch The Walking Stick There is really nothing so basic, yet speaks volumes to what it is used for. The...
Solar and wind energy
By Ashley
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Dec 29th, 2017
We as a society have become too reliant on grid electricity.  Imagine if your town has a power outage. Whether due to...
how to make soap
By Travis Birch
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Dec 18th, 2017
By Travis Birch Working with my family to live a better life off the grid has added many benefits to our daily...
how to light a candle
By Travis Birch
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Dec 15th, 2017
By Travis Birch Idle hands are the devils tools, so it’s been said. When we need down time or a rest, while...
Rope
By Ashley
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Dec 11th, 2017
can come in handy for many scenarios. They can be used for snares, trapping, aid in making a shelter, a fishing line...
bug out vehicle
By Ashley
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Dec 8th, 2017
A can be one of the best forms of transportation when SHTF. There may be Fuel shortage, congested roads, no roads. As...
natural remedies
By Travis Birch
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Sep 13th, 2017
There are a lot of items that our family likes to grow in our garden, or harvest while hiking through the woods....
treating poison ivy
By Travis Birch
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Sep 6th, 2017
When our family set out to live a life free of the constraints that society seems to burden the world with, we...