Burn after Reading
By Travis Birch
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Apr 20th, 2018
By Travis Birch Living a life off the grid with our family requires accounting for every contingency. This includes among other things,...
Homemade Lip Balm
By Travis Birch
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Mar 5th, 2018
By Travis Birch We spent the weekend at my mom’s house recently. My wife, our boys and even my faithful companion Chester...
outhouse
By Travis Birch
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Mar 2nd, 2018
By Travis Birch When my wife and I decided to prepare for a life lived off the grid, away from the crowds...
By Travis Birch
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Feb 23rd, 2018
By Travis Birch I have often spoken about the importance of having a fire, or the ability to make fire on demand....
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...
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...
By Ashley
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Aug 18th, 2017
Pest invading your garden can destroy your crops and fast. You always have to stay on top of keeping these insects and...
By Ashley
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Aug 1st, 2017
Canning has been around for centuries. In 1809 the French Government offered a large cash prize to anyone who could create a...