We’re getting ready for our homesteading seminar and progressing on our homestead as usual

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I'm madly trying to wrap things up on my end as I prepare to fly out Thursday to Colorado Springs for the Preparedness Expo where I'll be speaking and hanging out at the BHM...

We’re back from Montana

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After traveling nearly 3,000 miles round trip, David and I finally arrived home on Saturday evening. We were both pooped as both of us have a nasty summer cold! But we had a great...

Q and A: Using flour in canned pie fillings and moving home canned goods

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Using flour in canned pie fillings Is it safe to use flour for thickener in home canned fruit pie (apple) fillings? We have an allergy to corn issue, and can't use the Clear Jel. Jolene Teeters Stanwood,...

While Will stacks up more firewood, I’m doing photo shoots for the recipe book

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Will went out again today and brought home another load of magnificent, dead, solid ash firewood. This stuff is large, with some butts being about 18 inches in diameter, full tree length! He had...

We worked and waited all year and now it’s here — harvest

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Since early spring and even before, we worked toward this season, planting tiny seeds, nurturing them, transplanting, tilling, weeding, watering, and worrying about our crops. We ducked a frost a couple weeks ago and...