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How to Use a Gas Grill Safely

May 15, 2019 Rebekah White 1

Gas grills are easy to use, offering many advantages over traditional charcoal cooking. You don’t have to wait for your grill to preheat, and it’s easy to set up and handle a standard gas grill. […]

Hang Drying Laundry Indoors

October 28, 2015 Kendra 10

How I hang dry clothes indoors when it’s rainy or freezing outside. You only need a few helpful items, and a little time and patience!

Solar Cooking in a Sun Oven

July 20, 2015 Kendra 29

I have a new love: Solar Cooking! By using the sun to cook our foods, I’m saving money and energy, and keeping my house cooler during the hot summer months. Plus, the food is AMAZING.

Solar: Installing A Power Transfer Switch

April 2, 2015 Kendra 16

Connecting a transfer switch to our breaker panel was one more thing we had to do before we could disconnect from the grid. It enables us to run our home on either a generator or solar power, alternating between the two forms of power as necessary.

Vacuuming Off The Grid

January 18, 2015 Kendra 19

The ideal off-grid home will have hard flooring throughout. Unfortunately for us, we’ll likely be stuck with carpet for a few more years. Here’s how we plan on keeping our floors clean, even without electricity to run a vacuum.

Wood Stoves and Humidity

November 23, 2014 Kendra 17

Adding humidity back to the air when you burn a wood stove is really important. Here are a couple of ways you can do that.

The Dangerous Side of Solar

November 6, 2014 Kendra 29

Dealing with solar panels is just as dangerous as dealing with live electricity. We knew that going into this. But a simple mistake could have had deadly consequences.