25 Clever Ways to Survive the Heat Without Electricity

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Summer should be about lounging in the sun, enjoying crisp garden produce, and splashing in the water at the beach. And really, it’s all fun and games… until a heatwave rolls in, and you don’t have any electricity. Where I live, we are on day fourteen of a monumental heat wave (but who’s counting) and … Read more 25 Clever Ways to Survive the Heat Without Electricity

How I Cut My Grocery Bill in Half With These 52 Clever Tips

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In spite of living on a homestead, there are still times that we have to go into town and visit the grocery store. As I watch prices at the grocery store soar, I have also noticed that wages aren’t keeping up with this inflation. So I sat down and devised some ways to cut my … Read more How I Cut My Grocery Bill in Half With These 52 Clever Tips

How to Be Frugal On the Homestead

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Being frugal on the homestead is a way of life for most homesteaders. Learning vintage skills and frugal ways of doing things is often a way of survival. Many new homesteaders learn these skills from their grandparents, generations that were homesteaders from the start. There is a lot that grandparents can teach a new homesteader. … Read more How to Be Frugal On the Homestead