Homesteading

The Homesteading Budget: Learning To Live On Less

As Kirk and I delved into our spending for the urban homesteading 'proof of concept' project, and working on exactly how much and where we were spending, we realized a painful truth. Our goal has been for a few years to learn the skills in an urban setting on a steady income, and then replicate… Continue reading The Homesteading Budget: Learning To Live On Less

Recipes

Beef and Sweet Potato Skillet

Winter comfort food. There is something about one pot meals that make the soul happy, on the cold evenings in winter. Even our youngest boys loved this skillet dish, and we served it with the gluten-free waffles I posted earlier this week. Simplicity. And any leftovers go great in an egg scramble the next morning.… Continue reading Beef and Sweet Potato Skillet

Essential Oils

Essential Oils: Questionable Practices and Advice

Essential oils are more popular than ever, for good or ill. The internet has helped spread the gospel, and the amount of companies selling them has blossomed in the past 5 to 10 years. There is however a lot of sketchiness out there, and it can be hard to wade through the cesspool of it… Continue reading Essential Oils: Questionable Practices and Advice

DIY · Homesteading · Recipes · Urban Homesteading

Crispy and Airy Gluten Free Waffles

This recipe came out of a need to replace the expensive gluten-free waffles our youngest eats. With Alistaire's food allergies it is very hard to find convenience items he can eat safely. Frozen waffles are easy to slide into the shopping cart, but run $3 to 4 (or more) per box, for 6 to 8… Continue reading Crispy and Airy Gluten Free Waffles