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101: RAQ #3: packaging chicken, the gym vs. the farm, homeschooling, state of the world, nails

101: RAQ #3: packaging chicken, the gym vs. the farm, homeschooling, state of the world, nails

It’s another random audience question episodes/blog posts where I answer the questions you send me. Today’s topics (which are discussed more in depth in the podcast episode) include packaging chicken, the gym vs. the farm, homeschooling, the state of the world (August 2020), and “nice […]

100: Safety Tips for the Homestead and Beyond

100: Safety Tips for the Homestead and Beyond

Keeping yourself safe on the homestead is important! Today we’re giving lots of homestead safety tips, and also some tips for safety when you’re away from the homestead. I hope you find them helpful. If you have any others to suggest, please leave them in […]

99: Being a Gray Man: What it is, Why it Matters

99: Being a Gray Man: What it is, Why it Matters

Have you heard about the concept of being a gray man? As originally explained to me, “being a gray man” was for a SHTF situation. A gray man is the prepper who doesn’t go around telling everyone how much ammo and food they have stored. […]

98: You Can Be Both

98: You Can Be Both

  “It is better to be a warrior in a garden than a gardener in a war.” Today we talk about the importance of being both peaceful and a warrior…because you CAN be both. Listen to the podcast by pressing the play button on the […]

97: RAQs #2 – meat birds, keeping up, firearms, turkeys, guilty pleasures

97: RAQs #2 – meat birds, keeping up, firearms, turkeys, guilty pleasures

It’s our second Random Audience Questions episode, where I answer questions that have been sent in by YOU. Today we tackle: feeding meat birds, “keeping up”, firearms, turkeys, and guilty pleasures. Do you have a question to submit about homesteading…or life? Email me at [email protected] or message […]

96: Eat The Cake While You Can Still Taste It

96: Eat The Cake While You Can Still Taste It

Ever felt guilty for eating that piece of cake? Ever felt guilty for indulging in that one opportunity? Today we talk about both food and life in general as we explore the concept of eating the cake while you can still taste it.  Listen to […]

95: The truth about tribes, support systems, and friends

95: The truth about tribes, support systems, and friends

Today I am deep thinkin’ about tribes, support systems, and groups of friends. Life is a process of growth and change, so let’s talk about how to find your tribe, what the actual purpose is of that tribe, and what to keep in mind when […]

94: RAQs #1 — Sunburn, skirts, roosters, preserving, and vegan friends

94: RAQs #1 — Sunburn, skirts, roosters, preserving, and vegan friends

Today is the first official Random Audience Questions episode, where I answer questions that have been sent in by YOU. Today we tackle: sunburn, wearing skirts, mean roosters, preserving vegetables, and vegetarian/vegan friends. Do you have a question to submit about homesteading…or life? Email me […]

93: Okay, Now What? (Keep Going)

93: Okay, Now What? (Keep Going)

When you hit a stage of life where things are ending or changing, we often ask ourselves (author included), okay, now what? And it’s easy to fall in to the trap that says there isn’t anything next because we’re too old or that season has […]

92: Everyone’s normal is different

92: Everyone’s normal is different

I happened to mention in last week’s episode that my kids don’t have a bedtime, and I got a lot of questions about it. Our life here tends to go against the grain of mainstream “normal” in a lot of ways, and let me tell […]