Preserving the Harvest

Our beautiful forest has created a floor of yellow, red, orange and brown leaves, the summertime flowers and fruits are returning to the earth, making way for the energies and beings of fall. The night temperatures are lower and daytime is sunny and there is no more sticky humidity. The seasons are turning. The energiesContinue reading “Preserving the Harvest”

Homesteading…Sometimes You Succeed, Sometimes You Grow

The winter season is on it’s way, I felt the shift during midsummer. The air seems lighter, the nights are cooler and the plants are ready for harvest. I’ve noticed the Mimosa pods are falling from the trees and the herbs and lettuces seem a little happier as they begin to grow quicker and quickerContinue reading “Homesteading…Sometimes You Succeed, Sometimes You Grow”

The Things You Notice After Going Off Grid…

The desire to improve my physical, spiritual and psychological health as well as becoming self sufficient were all reasons to go off grid. I had no idea what an amazing effect it would have on my well being. Mother Gaia is certainly intelligent in her design. Everything is connected and that includes our healing. I’mContinue reading “The Things You Notice After Going Off Grid…”

Peppermint Rescued Me From Mice, Ants and Mystery Critters

Anyone off grid has pest stories to tell, we move right in with them when we move into nature. Our pest story is all about mice and ants. Ants have been pretty easy to deal with, I removed them from our on grid house in the past. The ants here seem just as easy toContinue reading “Peppermint Rescued Me From Mice, Ants and Mystery Critters”

Tent Livin’ Off Grid In November

We officially moved onto our new off grid land this past September (2021) and it has been one big, beautiful, learning experience. Our latest challenge is the issue of shipping containers, our winter tent just arrived, we’ve been in a summer tent so far. The wood burning stove will be here the first week ofContinue reading “Tent Livin’ Off Grid In November”

No Electric? No Problem!! Off Grid Livin’

I can’t explain it, the thought of living with no electricity off grid has never scared me. Not even a little bit. I’m well aware of the concerns, mindset and new habits required. I’m not ignorant in any sense of the word. I believe my lack of concern comes from the fact that I’m followingContinue reading “No Electric? No Problem!! Off Grid Livin’”

Our First 15 Amazing Days Off Grid

We finally moved onto our forever off grid home, it’s been an adventure already! We’re in the middle of a forest, untouched by man, all natural and beautiful. It’s the perfect place for this nature witch. We’re currently camping out in a tent until we get our winter home up which will be temporary. We’reContinue reading “Our First 15 Amazing Days Off Grid”

Eating What We Grow

After a few years of practicing living off grid at our on-grid home in Wisconsin, we moved to Tennessee where my better half landed an amazing job to find our forever off grid land. We’re currently in a rental that does not have the huge yard like the house in Wisconsin did however, that doesn’tContinue reading “Eating What We Grow”