It’s hard to believe, but exactly 10 years ago this month we set about creating our little self-sufficient homestead on a 2+ acre plot of overgrown land. That’s right, this month, we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of Old World
I have to say, I think we have found the ultimate self-sufficient tiny home! For years, we have been writing about the amazing benefits of downsizing. How living smaller is living better. And how becoming more self-sufficient allows you the
All too often, off-grid living is thought of as living without. Living without comfort. Living without style. And perhaps most of all, living without many of the modern conveniences that can make life a bit easier. But that simply doesn’t
“Do what you love and you will never work a day in your life” The oft-repeated quote originally attributed to Confucius is one of my all-time favorites – for no other reason than it holds so much truth. It was that
As I sat down to write this week’s Sunday Farm update – I happened to glance over at the website counter and noticed we had just reached our 4,999,990th page view. So – like any normal inquisitive person would do –
In our effort to become more self-sufficient, we have given up using traditional household cleaners and have converted to a greener method for cleaning. We have all heard of throwing orange peels down your garbage disposal to clean out the
After a few weeks of nightly brainstorming sessions where we could fit them in – we have finished up the main layout and design of the cabin project (click on the picture to the right to expand and see details).
It’s a bit funny how it all started. I would love to tell you it was a grand business scheme complete with well thought out ideas, a marketing plan, and great advertising. A grand plan to build a business