“The more time I spend with Addy and her family, the more I learn about generosity and the freedom that comes from the lack of need for money.”
“I recently decided that it’s time for me to start collecting cast iron cookware…to my luck my Mother-in-Law happened to have some extra pans stored in her basement that she was kind enough to let me have. So, now that I had the stuff I wasn’t sure exactly what to do with it. I was a little intimidated trying out the frying pans, as they were not seasoned and I had no idea how to go about seasoning them.”
This is for all of you who wondered how the rabbit came out 🙂
“It really was quite a humorous scene. Two city kids, trying to figure out how to skin and cook a rabbit.”
Some great recipes for making your own laundry detergent.
“I am so excited! I have begun to plan for my very first garden. After asking my homesteading friends a bunch of questions, and doing lots of reading online and in my books, I am ready to jump into the game and see how I do.”
A step-by-step “How To” on making fresh butter an easy way.
“I explained that I wanted to start a garden, but I didn’t know where to even begin. All I had was a big yard, ready and waiting. They both told me that really I should have had it “turned over” by now, meaning tilled up and rows ready. I guess it’s good to let it sit exposed to the weather for a few months before you plant in it. Immediately I felt behind on my project.”
“I don’t know about you, but increasingly I am finding that my thoughts are leading me into more of a survival mode. Ever since the stock market plunged this past September, I have become obsessed with the possibility of another Great Depression.”
Here are two methods for canning whole kernel corn.
“Mrs. Clint shared with us a little more about the corn frolic. Not only were they going to be picking the corn, but they were also going to be grinding it to make cornmeal. She showed me three different types of corn grinders that they would be using, all from different eras.”