No Smoke, Too Much Heat, Lucky Deer…

There is gonna be several different opinions on this subject, and let me make clear that most of them aren’t wrong. But sometimes, I have to make what I feel is a good call for the better. The weather event this year has me scared, [Read More]

Cyber Monday, Tree Standing, I Need Your Help!!

I hope you will take sometime out tomorrow and visit our Trading post and make some purchases there for this years Holidays. I have a few plans to use the money including building a website domain, and funding a couple DIY winter time projects. We [Read More]

The Hunt, Pass The Powder Please….

The first season of black powder rifle hunting is now open. With a left handed 50 caliber in my hand I climb the hillside just feet away from my back porch to sit in or sometimes near my hunting stand to wait for the large [Read More]


Pheasant season this weekend and rifles are cleaned up ready to go. Spent some time checking all my scopes and open sights to make sure I kill what I am shooting for, I hate to wound any animal and have it suffer. Considering tanning my [Read More]

Canned Deer Meat Video Part 2 Completed

I finished editing the second, last video in my two part series on cooking canned deer meat. the recipe shared, is a recipe that has been in my family for a long time, I don’t know how long. Its good and it will make you [Read More]

Canned Deer Meat Video Completed

I hope you enjoy both parts of this video on deer meat…. Just a self sufficient reward!! I really enjoy canning food, and its rewards. I have a sense of pride when I set a meal out that I have grown, gathered, hunted or harvested. [Read More]

Discussion 1 Billion Without Food 2011, Now With A Population of 7 Billion Coming, What Can You Do?

As we consider our diets, and the food we eat, lets consider production of the food. If your reading this than you already know that the Earth is at a point where the global population is 7 billion mouths to feed. Companies are already making [Read More]

Self Sufficient Living Get To Know Me, Making Ends Meet. Part 1

So if your just joining me and if your interested, I want to tell you a little more about me. If you didn’t know, I am self employed and I am a Coppersmith/Master Craftsman. I have never been sure how those titles should fit together, [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.

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]