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Why We Will Not Be Using K12 in Our Homeschool

Last year, we did our Homeschooling with the assistance of K12.com. Listening to his teachers on K12 We were excited for the opportunity for our first official year of  homeschooling to use a complete curriculum which we didn’t have to question or give much thought to. ...

What Vegetables to Plant in October

October is time for soup and sweaters, falling leaves and scarves. You might think that it’s too cold to garden—but it’s not! There are lots of tasty vegetables you can plant in October. All of these vegetables can handle the cold weather just fine. And...

Letter form a Prepper – Our Goat Playground

  After our first goats escaped, I read everything I could about goat containment.  One of the tidbits I gleaned is that bored goats are more likely to escape.  After learning this factoid (well, mostly just because it is really cute to watch them jump...

How to Survive a SHTF Situation

Tornadoes, flooding, and wildfires are just three examples of localized and very personal SHTF events that we’ve seen in the past year, and they illustrate the devastation of an event for which there is immediate early warning. We can be alerted to a tornado...

How I Build A Better Cabin

A place to call your own. A place to escape to for relaxation, fresh air, solitude, or adventure. Owning your own cabin can provide any and all of those, and if you start with a portable building you could have it within a matter...

About Your Food Storage

  Remember having a deep pantry isn’t just about having extra food on hand. It is also about having the means to survive in an emergency situation, having all the extra food isn’t going to do you much good if you can’t cook it when...