When we were just toddlers in the 1950’s, my brother and I rode with our parents in their old Nash from Corpus Christi to San Antonio to visit our grandparents in San Antonio, Texas. These are special times that we shall never see again and it is good to get them into print so we don’t lose our very special American heritage. When we look back at fond memories of the past, we stop and smell the flowers.
The country lifestyle is not for everyone. It’s all about preparation. Knowing what you’re getting into with a rural property. And being honest with yourself. Is country living really for you?
Our trip proved very successful, providing fresh flavors, a number of crafts that served both practical as well as interior design related purposes, and even a bit of unexpected entertainment to top it all off.
If you would like to enjoy pork without spending a lot of money, and maybe earn a few bucks for yourself, consider pig farming in your own backyard.
Learn about backyard farming and how to grow food, honeybee products, micro flocks, and luxurious fiber with angora rabbits. And why it’s a popular choice for rural and urban folks alike.
The growing simple living movement encompasses a few different philosophies, from slow food to self-sufficiency. At its heart, simple living is about consuming less and living more mindfully
Finding the right place for a survival retreat means you will have to do a complete analysis of the land to see if it can provide shelter, protection, reliable water and food-growing ability. The property you choose will depend on your needs and your skills.
If you’re just getting started building a homestead, there are some homesteading supplies for the kitchen you may want to put on your list.
Self reliant living or homesteading is one way that you can provide food for you and your family.
What is milk paint? Before commercially prepared paint was available, paint was made at home based on formulas handed down from generation to generation.