Challenges & Benefits of Country Living – Part 1: The Cons/Challenges

If you can count on me for anything, it’s to give you the straight goods on country living.   No fluff. You’re not going to find me waxing poetic about how la-de-da wonderful everything is every moment of every day – especially when it comes to the...

How to Repair a Screen Door

It’s coming on summer – time for the mosquitoes and flies to begin their annual invasion.  And time to dig out the screen doors to check for holes and tears that would allow those voracious little bugs into the house to feast on your flesh! If you live in...

Modern Homesteading – Lessons Learned So Far (Part I)

This rural living gig is still fairly new to us. We’ve been living in our little cabin in the woods for almost two years.  After growing up in the country, 22 years living in the city and then 6 months in temporary digs while we renovated our 80+ year-old...