Starting Over

Chronicles of a Self-Reliant Woman

Jackie Clay


In this compilation of her Starting Over series, published over several years in Backwoods Home Magazine, self-reliance expert Jackie Clay shares the experience of building a new homestead from scratch.

You'll read about

  • moving to a raw piece of land
  • building a road to the property
  • building a home for herself and her family
  • building shelters for her animals
  • creating a water supply
  • putting in gardens
  • fencing
Starting Over cover

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200 pages; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2


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