Why Resilience is Important in Our Lives

When we decided to start this blog it was the result of over 15 years of working to build resiliency into our lives.  Of course we didn’t call it that at first.  We were just called ourselved homemakers and then later in the process homesteaders. Maybe I had a stronger than normal self reliance bent based on years of being being […]

Grow Perpetual Green Onions for Free!

If you love green onions for adding a fresh taste to salads, sauces and even scrambled eggs like we do, then you will love this money saving idea!  Green onions are bulbs that will regrow if you just plant them in a pot or window box.  Like chives or asparagus, you can clip the green shoots right […]

  • Favorite Quotes

    A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.
    -Robert Heinlein

    One extends one's limits only by exceeding them.
    -Chinese Saying