The Great Disconnect…. The Propaganda Lie

I understand that posting and promoting ideas lead people to follow me in many ways. It is also a powerful tool and comes with rules on how to direct people and share with them, in my case it is about living a more self sufficient [Read More]

The Chicken Strategy, Chickens are Smart!!

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Do you remember the story of wrong way Whooten I told you about when I was a child? Basically it was about a duck that was born around our pond, I believe in the end he was left by his familyu and was the only [Read More]

Eggtastic Homesteading With Chickens

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People talk about the hundred dollar egg when I tell them that I raise chickens for eggs. As you know, there is a lot more to raising chickens than just getting eggs. To me, anything labeled organic is worth looking into, and anything that the [Read More]

Real Homesteding For Real People, DANGER! (Graphic PG-13)

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For most people here you understand how I live and the reasons why I live the way I do. It is a system that balances on many factors, some I can control, some I can’t. I know I have had ONE egg fried and savored [Read More]

Re-Claiming and Makng Useful Stuff (Pictures)

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There is a lot to be said about keeping things you “might” use in the near future, then comes along the rules of how long to keep it. I know on at least a half dozen times, I have stuck to the rules. But wouldn’t [Read More]

Chicken Popsicle Hydrate Them With Water and Scraps

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In the hot, dog days of summer, I am canning outside trying to keep the house cool. Nothing says farm work to me like a glass of cold Iced Tea, touch of lemon and just a tad of sugar to take off the bitter edge. [Read More]

Rats, Now That Wasn’t A Self Sufficient Idea, But Why?

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There are times when I get an idea in my head and for what ever reason, I know I should but I don’t want to stop. So I came out of pockets on this project, the scrap money paid for this one, and I have [Read More]

In Hobby Farms Spring issue, Chickens, Another Freebie, Being Self Sufficient

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You know, I supposed it could be self sufficient advertising because it was a freebie. Although it is a hen, I guess it could be a small roo, couldn’t it? As for the big winter storm that has hit many of you, I hope you [Read More]

So What Is My Self Sufficient Fund?

Well years ago when I started my to live self sufficient (SS) I decided to start out with a fund of 1500.00 and see where that could get me and I would figure the rest out. Buying the 1954 harvester super C and 48 inch [Read More]

An Awesome Useful Book To Have.

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I have in many post suggested buying Country Wisdom & Know-How as a tool to use to help you along in your journey of living as self sufficient as you choose to do. Here is a picture of mine, note how well used this book [Read More]