Gardening After Sixty

By Jackie Clay-Atkinson Nearly all of us garden in some form or another. After all, isn’t growing our own food one of the tenets of...

Low-cost living: Frugality as a way of life

By Patrice Lewis Back in 1990, as newlyweds, my husband and I were normal. We lived in a rental house in Sacramento. We had two...

A Few Tips For Cutting Firewood

Chuck Klein There are only two economical, exciting, expeditious, and fun methods of cutting firewood: one is with a chainsaw, the other is … we’ll...

The circle of homesteading

By Patrice Lewis It all started one day about 20 years ago when I was cleaning the barn. My task involved shoveling manure into a compost...

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