What is ‘Modern Homesteading’, Anyway?

So we’re finally back to writing and sharing our rural living journey. It’s been a LOOOOOOONG time – the last time I posted anything new was over two years ago (July 1, 2014, to be exact). Yikes. We’ve been active on Facebook, but as for the...
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Summer Rural Living Celebration!

I thought it was about time for another giveaway for new or aspiring modern homesteaders!  This time we’ve got a bundle of books and resources that I’ve been sent the last couple of years.  Here’s what’s included in the bundle: Permaculture...
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How to Care for a Refinished Cast Iron Sink

(Updated June 10, 2014 – originally published December 2012) Nothing says ‘country decor’ more than a vintage cast iron sink.  Except maybe a log cabin.  Or a big pick-up truck.  But nothing says ‘botulism’ or some other sort of nasty bacterial infection more...
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How to Create a Chicken Dust Bath for Winter Bathing

How to Create a Chicken Dust Bath for Winter Bathing

When you live in a rainforest, it rains.  (Right about now you’re probably thinking, “No kidding [or insert expletive here], Sherlock.”) Stay with me here. Are you ready for another ridiculously obvious statement? (I’m on a roll!)  Lots of rain...

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