Monthly Archives: June 2010
My sister, over at Knot in the Rope, has a post on how misleading many “free” can be. Very few things are really free. What is the mentality of “free”? It’s the belief that “free” means there is NO cost! … Continue reading
How to make your own laundry soap and soap dispenser! The benefits and rules of family dinners.
The latest in the Long Term Food Storage series on Self Reliance Exchange is up: Step 4 – Grains Go! Read it! I’ll still be here when you get back!
Rhonda Hetzel at Down To Earth Forum has an interesting essay examining the idea that unwarranted concern over food safety has made us all dependent on pre-packaged foods. I think there is something to that. For one thing, marketing has … Continue reading
Smithville Post has a good entry up for getting ideas on how to set up a garden. He doesn’t say much about it (I’ve invited him to do so in the comments–feel free to add some pressure of your own … Continue reading
Self Reliance Exchange has Part 4 of their series on food storage up. This one discusses a general approach to building up your supplies. The biggest obstacle in planning for long term food storage is trying to figure out where … Continue reading
Lauren at Path Across decided to grow some green onions instead of throwing them away. The results–and how she did it–are here. An interesting quote: Look, you’re not going to save a whole lot of money. But you will get … Continue reading
The deck removal/garden bed project is pretty much complete. After clearing away the decking we dug up the area. I quickly found that someone had devoted a great deal of concrete to making…I don’t know what. Every few feet I’d … Continue reading
Self Reliance Exchange has part two of their series on food storage up, discussing how to store water. This is one area where I really could use some improvement, personally. Part one is here.